City Year Leadership: Why I am Returning for a Second Year
Milena, serving at Jean Ribault High School, began her first City Year in August with the intention of serving two years. Read about her experiences and leadership opportunities that solidified that decision and helped her return for a second year as a Service Leader.
Twenty Months of Gratitude
Tessa Delgo, the Team Leader at Edward H. White High School reflects on some of the many people who have influenced her and helped her grow during her two City Years. Building lasting relationships with people such as your teammates, Impact Manager, partner teachers and students is one of the most valued aspect of City Year for many AmeirCorps members.
Looking Back On My City Year
Ever wonder what it's like to serve at a school you attended as a student? AmeriCorps member, Javon, reflects on his service year at his alma mater, William M. Raines High School.
How to Combat Compassion Fatigue
AmeriCorps member, Tyra Mosley on the Jacksonville Jaguar Team at Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School, shares the phenomenon of compassion fatigue. Learn about some ways to keep a balance in your life as an AmeriCorps member so you can get back to doing City Year's important work!
The Value of Value Bands
"City Year values are meant to be the driving force behind all of our actions, the North Star to guide us through the unpredictable seas of our service." Milena at Jean Ribault High School reflects on an important culture piece of City Year, the Value Bands. Read about how our values help us stay motivated during service.