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City Year Jacksonville

A big city with a small-town vibe and Southern charm, Jacksonville is a friendly and welcoming city that embraces change and newcomers. Together, we work alongside teachers, principals and community partners to support students in our public schools.

Make a difference in Jacksonville

We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.

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Hello, Jacksonville!

Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida. Our coastal paradise boasts several Fortune 500 companies and a very young work force.

Get to know our city

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Addressing the challenge

There are 100 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working directly with 2,100 students throughout Jacksonville.

See where the corps works

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Our impact in Jacksonville

We partner with educators while supporting, mentoring and lifting up our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skill sets.

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Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

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Your City Year Jacksonville resources

Go into your City Year with resources and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Jacksonville experience.

Why Jacksonville?

Jacksonville’s atmosphere is a balance between a fast-paced northern city and a traditional southern city, making it a unique place to live. A close-knit community with ample opportunities to network across different sectors combined with countless neighborhoods to explore, Jacksonville is an ideal place to serve.

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Explore the city

We will show you the different areas of the city accessible by car, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Jacksonville experience. See our Jacksonville city guide

See our Jacksonville city guide

Leadership | Jacksonville

These talented professionals support City Year Jacksonville's impact with students and schools.

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Partnerships | Jacksonville

City Year depends on committed public and private sector partners in Jacksonville to support our work.

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Events | Jacksonville

Join us at an upcoming event to learn more about our work in schools to support student success.

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Donate

City Year enables the leaders of tomorrow to impact our communities today. Join us in helping all students thrive.

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National Strategic Partners

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  • AT&T logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • CSX logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Pepsico logo
  • Red Nose Day logo

National Partners

  • Aramark logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Celanese logo
  • Santander logo