As a City Year AmeriCorps Member you’ll not only make a measurable impact in the lives of the students and communities you serve, but you’ll grow as an individual, too. During your 11 months of service, you’ll develop leadership and professional skills that will help you advance in your career after City Year—whether you choose to go into nonprofit, law, medicine, or something entirely different.
Total Compensation and Financial Aid
Over the course of your 11 months of service, you’ll receive a bi-weekly stipend, pre-planned time off, exclusive scholarships, an education award, health insurance and localized benefits at your site.
Leadership Development and Training
City Year’s comprehensive leadership development model empowers AmeriCorps members to provide high-impact service and thrive as skilled and effective leaders in City Year and beyond.
Career Readiness at City Year
No matter what career field you want to go into after City Year, your experience with us will help you prepare for it. You’ll gain valuable leadership and career skills that can help you advance and prosper in any sector, from nonprofit, to law, to medicine.
How To Apply
While City Year operates in 29 cities across the US, some cities have a more significant need for young people to serve. Learn more about a few of our locations across the US where we need additional extraordinary young people like you to tutor and mentor students.
City Year Embraces Diversity
We embrace differences as strengths that magnify our capacity to achieve shared goals.
For more than 25 years, City Year has united young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world.
Usually I serve 9th graders. On the bus I served a 1st grader - she recognized the red jacket. We read Spongebob! #ripples #makebetterhappen