Center for Community Engagement

#CaliforniansForAll College Corps Fellows

Get Paid To Learn By Doing Good!

The #CaliforniansForAll College Corps is a brand new program to help students pay for college, uniting students of different background with a common purpose. CPP students to receive up to $10,000 towards their education when they commit to serve for a year. The program to also the first state service opportunity open to AB540 eligible Dreamers.

#CaliforniansForAll College Corps is a debt-free college pathway for Broncos who commit to serve their community.

The #CaliforniansForAll College Corps will help create debt-free pathways to college while engaging students across the state in solving problems in their communities.

This first of its kind initiative is being launched in partnership with California colleges and universities. The 45 new partner campuses for College Corps can be found below. Over the next two years these partner campuses will deploy more than 6,000 College Corps Fellows to tackle statewide challenges, and for the first time, we are proud to include AB 540 eligible Dreamers in a state service program.

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This initiative has three core goals:

Goal 1

Engage college students in meaningful service opportunities that build leadership skills and civic responsibility.

Goal 2

Help students from diverse backgrounds graduate college on time and with less debt.

Goal 3

Support the work of community-based organizations focused on key local priorities.
College Corps will provide up to 6,500 college students with opportunities to support and learn from organizations working in three priority areas: K-12 Education, Climate Action and Food Insecurity.
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To ensure the opportunity is accessible to all, College Corps Fellows will receive $10,000 – including a stipend and an Education Award.


Frequently Asked Questions

AB 540 Dreamers are Eligible

The initiative will unite young Californians of all backgrounds in a common purpose, and specifically creates opportunities for AB 540 eligible Dreamers to participate.

We are excited to invite students across the state to consider making volunteer service a core part of their college experience and preparation for future careers. 

Undergraduate students at any partner campus of the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps will be eligible to apply. Each college or university partner will lead their own process for recruiting and selecting students in the Spring of 2022. 

Students who complete 450 hours of service with College Corps will receive the following benefits:

  • $7,000 stipend (living allowance), plus a $3,000 Education Award;
  • Academic credit (amount and type to be determined by each partner campus); 
  • A real-world job experience and skills to add to their resume;
  • Access to training, networking, and professional development opportunities; 
  • A sense of pride and accomplishment in working toward a common purpose alongside young leaders from across the state.

Students interested in applying, should:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Cal Poly Pomona for the 2022-2023 academic year (12 units or more each semester)
  • Be able to commit to a year of service from August 2022 to June 2023 (12-15 hours/week)
  • Submit FAFSA or California Dream Act Application for 2022-2023 by June 1
  • Demonstrate experience & interest in working in diverse teams
  • Be passionate about serving your community
  • Be able to provide documentation of resident status as a U.S. Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent resident (AB 540 Dreamer students are also eligible)

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Christina Gonzalez-Salgado, Program Coordinator


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Office Location

Building 1, Room 318

3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768 

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Office Hours

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Monday: 3:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m,
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.