Ready to do your part?
City Year AmeriCorps members play a critical role in helping students connect with their school community and engage in their learning. Applications are now open for the 2023-2024 school year!Start application
How this works
We want to give you a few more ways to make sure you are ready for the application and the experience itself. If you're a jump right in kind of person, feel free to scroll all the way to the bottom.
First, decide on your location
In the City Year application, you can designate your location preferences in one of two ways:
If you have a city in mind, you can apply to the individual location. You will be able to rank your top three preferences in the application.
You can also apply “wherever I’m most needed,” meaning that you are willing to relocate and serve at any of City Year’s locations nationwide.
Then, decide on the role and service term that’s best for you
City Year AmeriCorps members have three opportunities to serve students. All roles are not available in all locations. Click the links below to explore position descriptions and locations where each opportunities are available.
Please note, the School Day Learning Coach and Afterschool Enrichment Coach roles are currently only available in select locations as we pilot these new opportunities.
- Supports student learning and development before, during and after school
- Works full-time service schedule of 40-50 hours each week
- Serves 1700 hours throughout the school year
Next, check out our application resources
The City Year AmeriCorps member role is tremendously rewarding but also very challenging. Serving in the nation’s…Read more
Submitting an application of any kind can be a stressful process. Here at City Year, we want to make our application process…See the checklist
Finally, fill out the application
The application will ask for the contact information of one professional reference. Talk to your reference about why you are applying to City Year.
Start by making an account with us. This will help you track and save your progress as well as access personalized information once the application is complete.
We recommend 45-60 minutes and for you to be in a space where you draw your inspiration. Several questions require your detailed thoughts and perspective.