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.
My First Month as a Mid-Year AmeriCorps Member
Have you wondered what it's like entering service in the middle of the school year? Read about Morgan's experiences during her first month of service at William M. Raines High School.
Self-Care During My City Year
Our work is not always easy and often we can forget about taking care of ourselves. Read how AmeriCorps member, Miracle Green, started a self-care challenge that made her happiness a priority.
What You May Not Understand About Working at City Year
"The most important thing to prepare for is the jolting feeling when you realize that your presence really does matter, and that your kids are your heart and soul." Corps member, Mackenzie Steele, shares what to be prepared for when joining City Year and why you should want to.
City Year Culture Shock
AmeriCorps member Gigi Brea Lopez shares her initial reaction to City Year culture, and explains the many reasons why she has come to embrace it.