2/2/23 12pm - 1pm Virtual
2/7/23 12pm - 1pm San Bernardino Valley College - Business 204
2/8/23 12pm - 1pm Crafton Hills College - CNTL 119
2/16/23 5pm - 6pm Virtual
2/22/23 4pm - 5pm Crafton Hills College - CNTL 119
2/23/23 4pm - 5pm San Bernardino Valley College Business 204
3/3/23 12pm - 1pm Virtual
3/7/23 12pm - 1pm Virtual
3/30/23 12pm - 1pm Virtual
4/5/23 5pm - 6pm Virtual
4/19/23 12pm - 1pm Crafton Hills College - CNTL 119
4/27/23 12pm - 1pm San Bernardino Valley College - Business 204
5/12/23 9am - 10am Virtual
5/17/23 9am - 10am Virtual
5/22/23 12pm - 1pm Virtual
Let's Change Our Community
- College Corps is a service opportunity for full-time students at Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College who want to change their community.
- As a College Corps student volunteer, you'll work side by side with local leaders in the Inland Empire to tackle our community's most pressing challenges like K-12 education, food insecurity and climate change.
Benefits of Serving
- Money for college and living expenses: Receive $10,000 for completing 450 community service hours in one year.
- Improve your resume: Gain experience and skills employers value including leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving.
- Make a difference in your community: Bring your passion and talents to help others in our community. You will make new friendships and professional connections for the future.
What to Expect
- What will I do? College Corps student volunteers will serve 450 hours throughout the 2023-2024 academic year at a local K-12 school or nonprofit organization that focuses on food insecurity or the environment.
- Where will I serve? We will match you with a local organization that needs your talents and skills. The organization will be located within a reasonable driving distance from your campus or home.
- Who can serve? The College Corps program is open to 100 full-time students attending Crafton Hills College and/or San Bernardino Valley College. See the eligibility criteria for more details.
Who is Eligible?
- Commit to serving 450 hours in one academic year as a College Corps student volunteer.
- Have a high school diploma or G.E.D. by the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic year.
- Be a full-time student (take 12 class units per semester) at Crafton Hills College and/or San Bernardino
- We will make accommodations for people with disabilities (Americans with Disabilities Act) who are not taking 12 units.
- Both U.S. citizens and Dreamer students (a non-U.S. citizen who is an AB 540-eligible Dreamer student).
- Low- and middle-income students are encouraged to apply. Students must meet one (1) of the following:
- Qualify for a Federal Pell Grant.
- Qualify for a Cal Grant.
- Qualify for a California College Promise Grant.
- Student needs to work part-time and/or borrow student loans.
- Is an AB 540-eligible Dreamer student.
- Complete a background check.
- No minimum GPA is required, but you must currently be and remain in good academic standing.
Non-U.S. citizens/AB 540-eligible Applicants, ONLY:
- Must complete and submit a California Dream Act Application (CADAA) for 2023-2024 academic year.
- Must have sufficient financial need (determined by the student’s school of attendance).
- Must submit a California Dream Act Service Incentive Grant program application
- Non-U.S. citizen (AB-540) students will not need to complete the background check unless their community host partner requires it.
- To see if you are AB-540 eligible, please view this document: SB68 AB-540 Attendance Worksheet
- You can also contact the SBVC Dreamers Resource Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (909) 384-8915 for more information
Attend an Information Session for More Information:
Zoom Link for All Virtual Sessions: https://sbccd-edu.zoom.us/j/8788528254
Applications for Cohort 2 (2023-2024) open February 1st, 2023
- Questions? Contact the program staff at CollegeCorps@sbccd.edu