City Year Columbus
A growing city with a neighborhood feel, Columbus is home to a smart, diverse community of young professionals. Here in the capital of Ohio, AmeriCorps members are supporting students while expanding their own possibilities.
We know all students can succeed in school
At City Year Columbus, we unite teams of young people to serve in Columbus City Schools, helping students build the skills they need to thrive in school and graduate from high school ready for what’s next.
Columbus is the most populous city in Ohio and home to The Ohio State University, the largest university in the country. You’ll feel right at home in this city full of young people.
Every year, 62 City Year Columbus AmeriCorps members serve as tutors, mentors and role models to more than 3,800 students in seven Columbus City Schools.
City Year partners with students and schools, providing individualized and whole-school support to help students get on track and stay on track toward graduation.
Learn more about what it’s like to live and serve in Columbus, Ohio. Our team is here to help you navigate your year of service and feel right at home in our city.
The Columbus region is one of the fastest-growing areas in the Midwest with a diverse population of over two million. From cultural museums to professional sports and everything in between, Columbus has something to offer everyone, and our team is here to help you feel right at home during your year of service.See our Columbus city guide
The best thing about Columbus is the 50,000 incredible students in Columbus City Schools who need your support to help them reach their full potential. By applying to serve with City Year Columbus as part of a diverse AmeriCorps team, you can help students build on their strengths, expand their possibilities and prepare for a future of success.Read about the local benefits