How To

Get Involved

How You Can Make an Impact

There are many ways to get involved with College Now. Find the way to make an impact that best fits you.


A gift to College Now is an investment in the future of individuals and in our community.

Policy & Advocacy

In addition to directly serving over 29,000 individuals annually in Northeast Ohio through one-on-one coaching, financial aid counseling and scholarship and retention services, College Now works to affect systems change through policy and advocacy at the local, state and federal levels.

Alumni and Emerging Leaders

After achieving their postsecondary goals, our alumni embark on futures that are both personally meaningful and economically beneficial to the Northeast Ohio community.

Mentoring Program

The College Now Mentoring Program is a high-quality, high-impact mentoring program that uses a unique, online platform which guides communication between mentor and mentee with an interactive and personalized curriculum.

AmeriCorps College Guides

The Ohio AmeriCorps College Guides program places fresh college graduates into middle schools, high schools and community centers to help guide traditionally underserved young people prepare for, access and complete a postsecondary credential.

AmeriCorps Career Coaches

The AmeriCorps Career Coaches program places fresh college graduates into five Cleveland High Schools. In partnership with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD), students attending these schools will be given powerful strategies and skills that will aid them on their path to graduation and an early start on career readiness.

Join Our Team

When you join College Now, you are joining an innovative and visionary team, as committed to College Now’s mission, vision, and values as we are committed to creating a collaborative, inclusive workplace for our team members. Offering superior benefits, ample opportunities for professional growth and development, and the chance to make an impact on the community, College Now is where careers are made and grown.