WHAT YOU’LL DO
Beginning each day before the first school bell rings and staying until the last child leaves the after-school program; you’ll serve students, schools and communities through:
•Academic Support: Provide one-on-one or small group tutoring before, during and after school
•Attendance and Positive Behavior Encouragement: Lead energetic morning greetings, make attendance and positive phone calls to home, lead mentor groups
•Community and School Improvements: Organize and lead activities, celebrations and projects to improve the community and school environment
Team-based service is at the heart of City Year. You will be assigned to a diverse team of at least 8-15 young adults and you will serve with that team for the duration of the year.
For more information on what you’ll do, visit http://www.cityyear.org/what-we-do
WHAT YOU GET
Through City Year, you’ll gain valuable skills and knowledge that will accelerate your career and education, no matter what path.
•Career and Education Opportunities
o Eligibility for exclusive scholarships to dozens of colleges and universities
o Access to online career resource center
o Networking opportunities with more than 20,000 alumni
o Leadership training and development
o Project management and communication skills
o Civic knowledge
o Biweekly living stipend
o $5,730 AmeriCorps Education Award
o Federal student loan forbearance
o Health insurance
o Uniform provided by ARAMARK
City Year corps members are as diverse a group as the communities they serve. We’re looking for you if you want to give back and are ready to change the world.
Be between the ages of 17 and 24
Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
Have a college degree or attended some college, have a high school diploma or GED
Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program*
Agree to a criminal background check
Be able to begin City Year by July/August 1, 2015**
Previous experiences with service, tutoring, mentoring or leadership strengthen candidacy.
CITY YEAR U.S. LOCATIONS
Baton Rouge, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Little Rock/North Little Rock, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, New Hampshire, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Greater Philadelphia, Providence, Sacramento, San Antonio, San José/Silicon Valley, Seattle/King County, Tulsa, Washington, DC
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