Seven Cities Where You Can Make a Difference to Students
Serving with City Year is an extremely challenging yet rewarding experience. Stepping out of your comfort zone and embarking on a year of service isn’t easy, but it’s worth it. We understand this is a major decision, and with every major decision, there are many factors to consider—including location. Here are seven cities where we (and our school partners) need extraordinary young people like you to serve and mentor students.
Top Four Tips to Know Before Applying to City Year New Orleans
New Orleans is known as a city of revelry and festivals—and as a resilient and diverse community. You can be a part of this stimulating and fun-loving city and help its students fulfill their potential!
Adventure Awaits No Matter Where You Serve with City Year
Soon after applying, a City Year recruiter reached out to Jessica and asked her how she’d feel about serving in Tulsa. “I was excited for this new adventure, but I was also nervous because I'd never been to Oklahoma before.”
Want to serve in Little Rock? Here’s How to Make Your Year of Service a Success
As the largest school district in the state, Little Rock School District enrolls more than 25,000 talented students. But not all of them graduate—in fact about 20% of students don’t receive their high school diploma.
Mentoring in Schools Is a Two-Way Street
Justin sees his journey towards his current role as coming full circle from his days at City Year. He says the relationships he formed as an AmeriCorps member have helped him guide the students he works with each day.