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Reading Partners

City Year is proud to partner with Reading Partners, so our alums can continue to lead transformational change on pressing social problems.

Reading Partners City Year Career Partner

Reading Partners offers City Year alums

Service opportunities

Reading Partners AmeriCorps members serve in an exciting and dynamic culture that commits to investing in and supporting its amazing people to grow their careers. Reading Partners provides ongoing professional development for its corps members as well as:

  • annual stipend of $22,000-$28,000, dependent on region (amounts based on the stipend received by AmeriCorps members in the 2022-2023 school year)
  • free medical, dental and vision coverage
  • childcare assistance for those who qualify
  • student loan forbearance on federal student loans for those who are eligible
  • education award of $6,895 after successfully completing the service term

Why City Year loves Reading Partners

Reading Partners is changing the education landscape as a leader in working to solve the country’s literacy crisis by leveraging community volunteers and AmeriCorps members in systemically under-resourced schools. Its people are its heartbeat and its greatest resource, and Reading Partners AmeriCorps members are instrumental to its success as an organization. For a full service term, AmeriCorps members serve within schools and the community throughout the country to help children master the reading fundamentals they need to unlock their potential as happy, confident and successful readers in school and in life.

This partnership reflects the shared visions and values of both organizations and their belief that young people can keep students on track to graduate from high school and pursue postsecondary education. The City Year experience is a strong indicator of future success as a Reading Partners AmeriCorps member, and serving with City Year strengthens an applicant’s chances of being selected as a Reading Partners AmeriCorps member.

Reading Partners locations:

  • California: Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley
  • Colorado: Denver
  • Maryland: Baltimore
  • Minnesota: Minneapolis
  • New York: New York
  • Oklahoma: Tulsa
  • South Carolina: Charleston and Lake City
  • Texas: Dallas/Fort Worth
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Washington: Seattle

To apply

Learn more about AmeriCorps opportunities with Reading Partners and apply online.

Start dates for Reading Partners AmeriCorps members vary by region, with some start dates available in January 2023 and most start dates beginning in August 2023. Please compare the start date to your City Year graduation date to limit conflicts.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please contact to identify your City Year affiliation after submitting your application.

City Year AmeriCorps members and alums should also highlight their City Year experience on their résumé as part of their application materials.

For more information

Please email with any questions.

Please note that all admissions decisions are made by Reading Partners. AmeriCorps members and alums interested in applying must complete the full application process.

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