AmeriCorps Program & Advising Fellow (Full-Time Year Round)

Support and guide students year-round. Experience the impact of mentoring, academic advising, coaching, and program implementation. Grow as a leader and an advocate. Become an AmeriCorps Year-Round Program & Advising Fellow for Breakthrough Central Texas. It will be the most meaningful year of your life!


Program & Advising Fellows (AmeriCorps Year-Round members) spend the year supporting students in middle school, high school, and beyond through mentoring, academic support, coaching, and program implementation. No experience is needed as extensive training is provided.

  • Full-time AmeriCorps Program & Advising Fellows work 40-50 hours weekly
  • Work closely with assigned supervisor to provide individualized support to students
  • Provide academic support to students at the Breakthrough office or their campus
  • Assist in the development and implementation of programming
  • Cultivate and manage Breakthrough volunteers for your team and students
  • Mentor students on skills and strategies for postsecondary success
  • Act as a role model to Breakthrough students
  • Communicate with students and families regularly
  • Approach work with cultural competence in working with vulnerable populations
  • Participate actively in all training, professional development, civic reflection, and service activities

Low cost housing is available through a partnership with College Houses, Inc. See below for more housing information. Click here for more housing information.

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps is a national service program in the United States where individuals serve communities in need through various organizations. Members commit to a term of service, receive benefits like a living allowance and education awards, and contribute to projects addressing critical needs such as education, public health, and disaster relief. Learn more about the benefits of joining AmeriCorps here.

Important Dates

September 3, 2024 Term of Service Begin

August 8, 2025 or August 22, 2025 Term of Service End