As a corps member at City Year, you will be part of a culture that unites people on the common ground of service through:
Sharing a Culture of Diversity and Service
As part of City Year, you will pledge to be a “big citizen” joining with diverse and passionate team members who feel a responsibility to their communities and for the well-being of everyone around them.
Every day, you will work with other corps members to create an inclusive team – one that is strengthened through the combination of individual experiences and talents.
Wearing the City Year uniform provides a diverse group with a unifying and highly recognizable symbol. When a corps member in uniform is welcomed in a school, community center or neighborhood with the greeting, "Hey, City Year!" - you realize the uniform commands respect, instills pride and embodies an tradition of service.
The unifying spirit of the corps is exemplified by:
- The shared values of making a difference through service,
- The shared power of wearing a uniform that is widely recognized as an important symbol of service to the community, and;
- The shared opportunities to develop leadership skills through team leadership roles and responsibilities