City Year Philadelphia
At City Year Philadelphia, we believe that all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong, vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us. Each year, diverse teams of AmeriCorps members support thousands of students in schools citywide.
Support students in Philadelphia
At City Year Philadelphia (CYP), we believe all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us. CYP is proud to be a part of this mission, with diverse teams of AmeriCorps members serving as Student Success Coaches in schools throughout the city.
Each year, diverse teams of City Year Philly Student Success Coaches support thousands of students in schools citywide
Discover stories about our Student Success Coaches, alumni, staff, and partners to learn more about our work to advance educational equity.
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As a Student Success Coach, you will serve in a Philadelphia school all day, every day. Working alongside your teammates and partner teacher, you will provide classroom support, tutor students 1:1 and in small groups, organize school-wide events, and run afterschool programs.Read more about what to expect
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