5 Helpful Resources For Maximizing Your City Year Experience
We want all of our AmeriCorps members to feel prepared and confident for the year ahead. To help you start your year strong, here are five helpful resources on our blog.
How to Learn Invaluable Career Skills while Serving with City Year
Working with a team looking to tackle a major problem taught alumna Vicky Venegas (Chicago ’09) a lot about herself both personally and professionally. She used these insights to propel her career at some of the biggest companies in the country. She also gained an appreciation for the important role that corporate sponsors play and the positive influence they can have on organizations like City Year. Read on to learn how Vicky’s year of service impacted her career for the last decade, including her role at Amazon.
Meet Our 2018 Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Awards Winners
For the past 29 years, City Year alumni have been making a difference in their communities both inside and outside of City Year. Since 2005, Comcast NBCUniversal has recognized 72 City Year alumni with our highest alumni recognition—the Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award. This year's recipients were honored last week at an awards dinner during City Year's Summer Academy, sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal.
5 Ways City Year Helped Me Grow Professionally
“City Year has helped me grow professionally in seeing both the value of who I am as my authentic self and in continuing to seek opportunities to grow.” Read more to learn how City Year Seattle AmeriCorps member Stephanie has grown professionally.
City Year Fireworks Worth Celebrating
Serving as a City Year AmeriCorps member is no easy feat. It challenges you. However, seeing your students make progress and succeed throughout the year make it all worthwhile. Here are just a few special moments from this past year of service.