The Georgia College Advising Corps seeks service-minded recent graduates to lead low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students to college. We look for individuals from diverse backgrounds who are friendly, self-motivated, and passionate about our mission.

### Our Work

The Georgia College Advising Corps works in underserved high schools throughout Georgia to increase the number of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students who attend and complete college.

Advisers help students find their way to college by working one-on-one with high school seniors as they navigate the complex college admissions process, including researching college options, completing applications, and applying for financial aid.

GCAC college advisers are members of the College Advising Corps and AmeriCorps.

### Qualifications

• Advisers must have earned a bachelor’s degree by May 2019 and graduated from high school between 2013 and 2017.
• Advisers must have a strong desire to serve and be able to work well with diverse populations.
• To be successful in the role of college adviser, the following skills are necessary.
• Interpersonal Skills: Advisers must be able to collaborate effectively with others to achieve goals.
• Organizational Skills: Advisers must be able to meet deadlines, plan events, and keep track of data and records.
• Communication Skills: Advisers must have the ability to speak persuasively and tactfully, write professionally, and create multi-media texts such as flyers, presentations, and websites.
• Problem-Solving Skills: Advisers must be able to overcome challenges and solve problems creatively, ethically, and diplomatically as they help students navigate the college admissions process.

### Benefits

As a college adviser serving with the Georgia College Advising Corps, you will receive the following benefits:

##### Compensation

$26,445 Annual Living Allowance*$6,095 Annual AmeriCorps Education Award*

$3,500 Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance*$35,095 Total Compensation Package*