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Service and Learning Opportunities

In partnership with #CaliforniansForAll College Corps, Norco College will provide 50 students with local service opportunities in community organizations such as food banks, climate action organizations, and K-12 education.


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Program Overview

What We're Looking For

  • Passion for working in partnership with communities to make positive change;
  • Flexibility to work in different areas and adapt to changing circumstances;
  • Growth mindset and eagerness to try new things;
  • Interest in connecting with and learning from other students and partners across the state;
  • Willingness to be an ambassador for the Fellowship on campus and beyond. 


  • A living allowance paid (monthly) throughout service term, plus an Education Award paid upon completion of 450 service hours. Total financial benefit up to $10,000. 
  • A real-world job experience and skills to add to your resume
  • Access to training, networking, and professional development opportunities 
  • Connections with Fellows across the state via a virtual community platform and in-person regional events 
  • A sense of pride and accomplishment in working toward a common purpose alongside young leaders from across the state. 

Student Commitment

  • Commit to 450 service hours during the academic year (approximately 12-15 hours per week).
  • Service hours will be completed within local K-12 schools, food banks/pantries, or climate action organizations. (Placement sites will be organized and assigned by the program based on students' interests).
  • Actively participate in trainings, team meetings, and weekly seminars.
  • Engage in service initiatives as assigned.

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The 2022-23 College Corps Cohort

Service Areas

College Corps fellows at Norco College offer service positions in local nonprofits and municipal agencies within a reasonable distance from each campus. Assignments will be selected based on student interest, the final list of participating organizations and the number of students they can host.  

Fellows will work with K-12 schools and afterschool programs, food banks/pantries, or climate action organizations to build healthier and more equitable communities across California.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Attend Norco College.
  • Be enrolled in 12 or more units each semester.
  • Maintain good academic standing.
  • Submit your FAFSA or Dream Act Application for 2024-2025 (do this as soon as possible).
  • Are a(n) current U.S. citizen, U.S. National or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States (copy of U.S birth certificate, passport or Legal Permanent Resident Card), or AB 540 Dreamer.
  • Complete all background checks upon hire (not required for AB 540 Dreamer students).

How to Apply

  • Application Deadline:  May 1, 2024, at 11:59 pm
  • Complete and submit the: Application
  • In the application you will be asked to respond to two short essay questions. Applicants are encouraged to review Section I of this application before answering. Each response should be within 100-200 words.
  1. Why do you want to be a College Corps Fellow, and why would you be a good fit for the program?
  2. Why are you interested in the focus area (i.e., K-12, Climate Change, Food Security) you identified as your first choice in the section above? If applicable, explain your personal connection to that focus area.

2024-2025 Timeline

  • March: Application Opens for 2024 – 2025
  • April – May: Application review and interviews
  • May – June: Fellowships announced
  • June – July: Fellow onboarding
  • August: Program Orientation


  • Email for assistance or questions about the program or application process.