Student financial aid program can benefit nonprofits – Red Bluff Daily News

A brand new statewide service-learning program led by California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, offers undergraduate, low-income, and AB 540-eligible students up to $10,000 in tuition. helping students pay for their college education as they engage in civic action and leadership during the 22-23 academic year.

The program, College Corps, is open to Shasta College students.

Your organization can benefit in the following ways:

Average of 10-15 hours per week of direct support provided by fellows over an academic year

Links to higher education institutions in your community

Access to training and networking opportunities provided by partner campuses and California volunteers

Community partners interested in becoming a host site for the College Corps at Shasta College must meet the following requirements:

Be a non-profit or government organization

Work in one of 3 focus areas – K-12 education, climate action and food insecurity

Ability to host at least two fellows and provide all fellows on site with effective training, mentorship, and supervision to achieve the goal of providing meaningful work experience

Ensure fellows meet the 450-hour service requirement while learning practical skills and interacting directly with program recipients

Support partner campuses in tracking scholar contributions and outcomes

For more information, visit www.shastacollege.edu/collegecorps, call Chelsea Kefalas at 530-339-3675, or email [email protected]