Monday, May 14, 2018

Why Sharaya is Fired Up to Serve her Community

As a young child in and out the foster care system, Sharaya fell in love with school. School was a haven for her to learn and see her friends. Read more about why Sharaya is Fired Up to Serve and give back to her community with City Year Detroit next year.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Creating Educational Opportunities for Students

"Education was seen as a way to get up and out." Learn about City Year Miami AmeriCorps member Samantha Lunsford's road to City Year. From Atlanta to a Posse scholarship to Miami, click to read her journey through education.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Looking for an Adventure? Serve Where Most Needed

While working on her City Year application, Jessica Butay reached the question: Where would you like to apply to serve? A Hawai’i native living in Colorado for college, Jessica selected City Year Denver. But when she saw that she could select a few additional locations, Jessica checked the “Serve Where Most Needed” box. Open for a new adventure in a new city, like Jessica? Read to learn more.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Perks of the Confirmed AmeriCorps Member Facebook Group

When you accept your offer to serve with us, you’ll be invited to join a special, private Facebook group that connects you with other future AmeriCorps members at your site. Read on to learn what we offer you in these online communities.

Monday, February 12, 2018

4 Tips for Making the Best First Impression Through your Job Application

At City Year, we understand the importance of a solid first impression. When applying for jobs, filling out job applications and submitting your cover letter and resume usually mean that your first impression is made before you even get to meet future employers in person. There are many small steps you can take to make a big difference, transforming your first impression from a good one to a great one! Here are a few tips from the members of City Year’s Talent Acquisition team that will help you do that with confidence.