Top Ten Things You Should Know About City Year (before you apply!)
At City Year, our work is informed by our values and our passion to help students reach their full potential inside and outside the classroom. If you're thinking about applying to City Year, we’re excited that you might be a part of that 30-year tradition. But before you get going on your application, we want to help you feel prepared for the long haul. Here are some things we think you should know!
Service with City Year prepared me for challenges, adventure and joy in the Peace Corps
Preparing to serve abroad with the Peace Corps is difficult, but two years at City Year Philadelphia provided one AmeriCorps alumna with a strong foundation she continues to build on today.
Exploring Manchester, New Hampshire with City Year
City Year New Hampshire AmeriCorps member Hana Uyeda really took advantage of her adventurous service year in the Northeast. Read about all the places that were just a stone’s throw away from Manchester and easily accessible by serving in Manchester, New Hampshire during her gap year.
City Year’s New Uniform Showcases Both Style and Purpose
This fall, City Year AmeriCorps members across the country kicked off their service year with a fresh new look. Check out the photos to get a glimpse of City Year’s redesigned uniform.
Maximizing Your R&R While on a Budget
Even while living on the AmeriCorps stipend, you can still take advantage of cheapinexpensive, fun ways to relax and rejuvenate! From enjoying a staycation with your best friends to renting a bike and sightseeing in the city, there are many budget-friendly ways to have a good time. Click to read some of our favorites.