Become an Adviser

Available Placements

We are looking to place AmeriCorps College Advisers in the following service sites:
West Bladen High School (Bladen County)
East Duplin High School (Duplin County)
North Duplin Jr.-Sr. High School (Duplin County)
Heide Trask High School (Pender County)

We are looking to place AmeriCorps College Advisers in the following service sites:

  • West Bladen High School (Bladen County)
  • East Duplin High School (Duplin County)
  • North Duplin Jr.-Sr. High School (Duplin County)
  • Wallace-Rose Hill High School (Duplin County)
  • Heide Trask High School (Pender County)
  • Ayden-Grifton High School (Pitt County)

CAC College Adviser Position 22-23 

Full CAC College Adviser/AmeriCorps Member Position

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  • Provide one-on-one college application and financial aid assistance to students and families
  • Organize group events that encourage students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to colleges and universities
  • Collaborate with school and community partners to build a college-going culture
  • Collect and manage school-level data on students’ progress towards post-secondary planning
  • Develop expertise in admissions and financial-aid advising
  • The NC State College Advising Corps accepts applicants who graduated from institutions other than NC State University, provided the applicant’s home institution does not have a College Advising Corps program in operation (check “Where We Work” under the College Advising Corps National website), but initial review priority is given to graduates of NC State.


  • Earned a bachelor’s degree within the last four (4) years
  • Be able to relocate to or near the service area 
  • Possess a strong commitment to service

Annual Compensation:

  • $30,198 – Annual Living Allowance 
  • $6,495 – Segal Education Award (AmeriCorps benefit)
  • $5,273 – Health insurance, including vision and dental

Total compensation package: $41,966

Additional Member Benefits:

  • Opportunities to participate in regional and national conferences
  • Ongoing job training and personal professional development
  • AmeriCorps member benefits, including federal loan deferment and interest forbearance
  • Connection to a national network of college access professionals

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Interest Form

If you would like to learn more about the College Adviser role, updates on the program or future vacancies, please complete the form below:

NC State CAC Interest Form

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Know a recent college grad who's interested in service? Send them our way! We're at UNC Pembroke's Fall Education Career Fair this afternoon 11-2 #collegeaccess #nationalservice ...

Visiting East Bladen High School this morning and our fabulous college adviser Katie Larrimore! ...

Thank you Cape Fear River Watch and Tar River Land Conservancy for such a great Saturday morning!

On September 10th, advisers volunteered with Cape Fear River Watch during their Second Saturday Cleanup.

Other advisers and program staff joined the Tar River Land Conservancy to help build public nature trails at Robertson Creek Nature Preserve.

🌿🌿That’s a wrap 🌿🌿#wolfcac ...

Katie again!

I graduated from NC State in 2021, but this was the first picture I ever took on campus when I enrolled in 2019. I stayed in Lee Residence Hall my first year on campus, and the experience was really something I'll never forget! Now, I advise students to look into on-campus housing, groups, or living/learning communities to make connections with other students!

My name is Katie Larrimore and I'm a first-year advisor serving at East Bladen High School in Bladen county, NC.

I graduated from NCSU with a degree in Social Work in 2021. Throughout undergrad I knew that I wanted to use my degree to make an impact in my community, wherever that may be. I'm so glad to have the opportunity to return to somewhere close to my hometown and serve students with NCSU's College Advising Corps. Being able to work with students every day throughout their postsecondary journey has allowed me to make that impact I was hoping for on my graduation day. Looking forward to this week's advisor takeover!