be_ixf;ym_202302 d_06; ct_50 Applications to serve for the 2023-2024 school year are due February 10. Apply now to serve with City Year.

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!

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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:

Have your resume and references
Apply to a city

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.

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Apply where you’re needed most

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.

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Choosing where to apply

It’s a big decision to choose where you want to spend 11 months helping students succeed.

Explore our locations

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.

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Student Success Coach
  • 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
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School Day Learning Coach
  • Supports student learning and development during the school day only
  • Works 25 or 35-40 hours per week, depending on their service term.
  • Serves 900 or 1200 hours throughout the school year, service terms vary by location.
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Afterschool Enrichment Coach
  • Supports student learning and enrichment outside of the school time
  • Works approximately 25 hours a week
  • Serves 900 hours throughout the school year

Next, check out our application resources

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Understand the role

Our AmeriCorps members are student success coaches. Learn more about their role supporting students.

What is a student success coach?

Finally, fill out the application

Have your resume and references
Ask your reference for support

The application will ask for the contact information of one professional reference. Talk to your reference about why you are applying to City Year.

Create an account
Create an account

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.

Find a place to focus
Find a place to focus

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.

Mentors needed

Applications are now open for the 2023-2024 school year. City Year AmeriCorps members play a critical role in helping students connect with their school community and engage in their learning.

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