Welcome to New Hampshire!
The largest city in New Hampshire and one of the fastest-growing cities in New England, Manchester is up-and-coming, honoring its manufacturing roots while spurring new growth and development.
Living in New Hampshire
Manchester is the largest city in New Hampshire and the fastest growing area in the northeast, making it the perfect place to make an impact. Our AmeriCorps members provide critical support to the state’s most diverse student population, all in partnership with experienced and passionate teachers and administrators.
- Average rental cost for a three- to four-bedroom apartment is $400-600/month per person. AmeriCorps members typically have three to four roommates and live in the East Side and West Side of Manchester. Becky Martin, Service Year Advisor, can help you connect with other AmeriCorps members and find your new home in Manchester.
- AmeriCorps members receive a free parking pass in the downtown area for the year. Most AmeriCorps members bring their personal vehicle if they own one or carpool with teammates.
- There are plenty of cheap eats and free activities around the city and state, or look into New Hampshire’s Food Assistance program.
This year, 31 City Year AmeriCorps members will support over 2,500 students in 5 Manchester schools.
Learn more from our AmeriCorps members about living and serving in New Hampshire.
Helpful links for your City Year in New Hampshire
- Learn about how downtown Manchester is flourishing
- Hike the Flume Gorge or camp in the White Mountains
- Attend an outdoor concert or play
- Learn about the creative and literary arts of New Hampshire
- Watch your favorite movie at this old-fashioned drive-in theater
- Check out our corps member-made NH asset and adventure map!