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City Year Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a vibrant, diverse city known for its commitment to community service and education. City Year Philly is proud to be a part of this mission, with 200 AmeriCorps members supporting students in 19 schools.

Support students in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a vibrant, diverse city known for a commitment to service and education. It was recently recognized as a national model for making serving the community more common. City Year Philly is proud to be a part of the mission as 200 AmeriCorps members support students in 19 schools.


Hello, Philly!

From famous historical sites, arts, culture and music to authentic Philly cheesesteaks, die-hard sports fans, and more, see all that Philadelphia has to offer.

Get to know our city

AmeriCorps member and student

Addressing the challenge

We partner with educators in lifting up our students and helping create learning environments where all students can build on their strengths and fully engage in learning.

See where the corps works

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Our impact in Philadelphia

There are 200 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with 12,000 students throughout Philadelphia.

Read about our impact

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 Philadelphia resources

Go into your City Year with resource 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 Philadelphia experience.

Why Philadelphia?

Philadelphia is a mid-size city that offers a lot to explore ranging from its famous historical sites to the outdoors. It is an ideal place for young people to serve and make an impact in students’ lives and the community.

Read about the local benefits

Explore the city

We’ll walk you through how to use public transportation to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year experience.

See our Philadelphia city guide

Leadership | Philadelphia

Our executive director, staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger Philly by supporting and developing...

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Partnerships | Philadelphia

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

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In the News | Philadelphia

Stay in the know about all things City Year. Check out our latest features, media spotlights and press releases.

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Events | Philadelphia

Join us at one of our upcoming events.

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National Strategic Partners

  • AbbVie logo
  • 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