6month-College Support Services Corps Member
The AmeriCorps College Support Services Corps (CSSC) is a Serve
WA AmeriCorps program through Washington Campus Compact (WACC) that
believes all students should feel included and empowered and have
the necessary resources to thrive in college and beyond. The
program leverages campus/community partnerships, civic education &
engagement, and student leadership to provide basic needs support
and academic interventions as part of a holistic commitment to
educational equity and academic success among our 45 member
campuses. The College Support Services Corps will prioritize
first-generation students, students of color, and low-income
students. CSSC members perform direct service-related tasks that
help their specific campus site promote activities and practices
that help students on their academic pathway. The AmeriCorps
College Support Services Corps offers members the opportunity to
make a difference in students' lives while gaining valuable work
experience across many career fields. Further help on this page can
be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : Members will serve 6 months and complete 900
hours as Student Success Navigators in Seattle, Tacoma, or Pullman,
WA. As a Student Success Navigator, you are committed to supporting
racially, socioeconomically diverse student populations. You will
help students focus on academics by reducing barriers to access,
retention, and success. You will provide academic and wrap-around
student support services to prospective and incoming college
students, ensuring they have the resources necessary to begin and
continue their college journey. Student Navigators answer
questions, connect students to resources, and follow up with
students' progress. Administer a program assessment. Attend all
required training and events, including orientation, monthly
webinars, in-service training, graduation, regional cohort
meetings, and others. Complete and submit all required progress
reports, timesheets, and other paperwork.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Training ,
Living Allowance , Health Coverage , Education award upon
successful completion of service .
Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits
attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .
Service Areas :
Teaching/Tutoring , Leadership , Education , General Skills ,
Communications , Counseling .