College CREWS

Open position: CREWS Leader

The CREW Leader is an important member of the East Bay College Fund College Program. Under the supervision and with the guidance of the East Bay College Fund Persistence Manager, the CREW Leader will support first year college students in college persistence and enriching their college experience. The CREW Leader will develop a sense of community among the CREW members and serves as a positive role model. The CREW Leader facilitates the social, academic and personal adjustment to college of the students they serve.
This is a yearlong (June 2016-June 2017), stipend position with mandatory trainings and meetings during the summer (mid-June thru early August), with an additional training during winter (December 2016). CREW Leaders will receive ongoing support and mentorship from East Bay College Fund staff.

Applicants must be current 2-year and 4-year college students with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA. Please job description for more details.
Interested Applicants should send their resume, cover letter and a short statement (500 words or less) on ‘Why Mentorship is Important’ to


On-campus CREWS provide on-site peer support system for freshmen and address the challenges of adjusting to college life.

All OUSD students regardless of income will have the opportunity to enroll in the CREWS Peer Mentoring Program

East Bay College Fund upperclassmen who share similar life experiences mentor freshmen scholars from East Bay College Fund, Oakland, and students from our partner organizations in Northern California (College Success Network), the Southern California College Access Network (SoCalCAN) and East Bay Consortium. CREWS campuses include SFSU, CSU East Bay, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, and mention those students who are not local can still get the support of CREWS through our online program.


  • Biweekly group meetings and 1 on 1 support share challenges, success, and resources during their first year of college
  • Information and support for key aspects of the first year’s journey:
    • financial aid
    • tutoring services
    • entering a major
    • health and recreation
    • community service
    • internships
    • successfully utilizing campus resources
  •  Organized study groups and fun activities

If a scholar needs help, CREWS is a key support.

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To read about how the UC Davis Campus Cohort helped East Bay College Fund Scholar, Ashaki Scott succeed, click here.