Exterior view of Student Resource Center

Career Opportunity ACHievement (COACH) Program

The COACH Program at College of DuPage is a two-year cohort program for adults with mild to moderate intellectual or developmental disabilities.  In addition to an academic focus on reading, writing, math, and computer literacy, COACH also promotes social skills, independence, and career exploration.

Organization Address

College of DuPage, Continuing Education Department, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL  60137

Name and Position of Contact Person

Tracy Kline, Program Coordinator, Developmental Education

Phone Number

(630) 942-3779

Email Address


Website Address


Days/Hours Available for Service Learners

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.

Description of Service Learner Role

Service Learners who volunteer in the COACH Program can look forward to providing support to students in their academic classes and during the students' internship placements during the spring semester.

Organization Requirements

  1. Online application
  2. Background check (this can take up to 2 weeks; the COACH Program will pay for the background check)
  3. Interview
  4. Signing of a confidentiality agreement
  5. Orientation 

Number of Placements Available


Contact Information

Career Services
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1140
Email: csc@cod.edu
Phone: (630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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