Join a corps of changemakers dedicated to building a better North Carolina.

Be a mentor, tutor, or counselor's aide. Earn a living wage supporting students and the schools that serve them.

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Elevate Potential
Launch Futures

North Carolina Schools Face A Covid Crisis

Covid-19 has disrupted K-12 education across our state. Students are feeling disengaged learning from home. Many are caring for younger siblings or working to make ends meet for their families. Some students and teachers need help using technology effectively for remote education. Social and emotional challenges, racial and technological disparities, and economic instability are plaguing students’ ability to thrive.

You can make a difference addressing these challenges.

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Our Communities Need Your Help

Our call to action is simple: Help us tackle the most pressing needs of our schools across the state. Work with an inspiring group of North Carolinians who also see themselves as part of the solution. Grow your citizenship and leadership skills, mindsets and capabilities. Build your professional network with public servants, active citizens and social entrepreneurs from the mountains to the sea.

Our inaugural corps members will train and deploy by January.

Job Creation Meets Crisis Relief

NC Education Corps is a joint project of the North Carolina State Board of Education, the governor’s office, and local school districts. We match compassionate and entrepreneurial leaders with opportunities to make a meaningful impact in the lives of K-12 students across the state.

We seek to activate community-minded changemakers to span the education divide, supporting NC students who need it the most. Join us.

Our vision:
A North Carolina Where All Students Have The Support They Need To Thrive.

Work that changes lives

Corps members commit to six months of service either remote or in person. Their roles have been designed to meet the needs of the local school and utilize the skill sets of the particular corps member. In general superintendents are requesting help tutoring, counseling, navigating technology, coordinating volunteer services, and more.

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Living Wage:
all corps members will be compensated for their valuable time serving students and school districts.

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Part-Time:
opportunities vary based on school need. If you are able to give a minimum of 10-15 hours per week, apply.

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In-Person or Remote:
each school has different needs with many needing in-person support. We will match you to the option that is the best fit.

Download Job Descriptions
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Partners Making This Possible

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Join The Movement

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Recruit

(December)
Complete our simple application by 12/7. Our team will review all applications and notify selected corps members by 12/21

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Train

(December/January)
We will equip you to serve NC students. We’ll provide high-impact online training and community-building with other corps members.

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Deploy

(January)
We will match you with the school and position that best fits your skills and interests. You will commit to six months of life-changing service.

Where Our Inaugural Class Will Serve

Map of North Carolina counties where NC Education Corp serves.

Tier 1 (most distressed)

  • Clinton City Schools
  • Cumberland County Schools
  • Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
  • Halifax County Schools
  • Jones County Public Schools
  • Perquimans County Schools
  • Pitt County Schools
  • Vance County Schools

Tier 2

  • Ashe County Schools
  • Camden County Schools
  • Mount Airy City Schools
  • Newton-Conover City Schools
  • Hickory City Schools
  • Person County Schools
  • Lexington City Schools
  • Stanly County Schools
  • Winston-Salem / Forsyth County Schools

Tier 3 (least distressed)

  • Durham Public Schools
  • Wake County Public School System