City Year: Education-focused national service organization serving in 28 low-income communities across the United States. More information at www.cityyear.org
Mission: Harness the power of national service to address our nation's dropout crisis, turn around low-performing schools and help students succeed, all while developing the civic leadership skills of those who serve.
Corps Member role:
- Commit to 11 months of service.
- Working directly with students in Elementary, Middle, or High Schools in one of 28 low-income urban communities.
- Serve as tutor, peer mentor, and role model to students.
- Provide one-on-one or group tutoring before, during and after school to help students work through their academic challenges.
- Lead energetic morning greetings for the whole school to create more encouraging learning environment.
- Run after school clubs and service projects to give students a positive and safe activity to participate in.
- Take attendance and call late or absent students to encourage them to come to school.
- Make positive phone calls home to fill parents and family in on the progress that's being made.
- Organize and lead activities, celebrations and projects to improve the school and community as a whole.
At City Year, our AmeriCorps members come from different places and diverse backgrounds, and bring all kinds of skillsets and career interests. And yet, we’re all united by one thing—a passion to inspire change and become a leader. You don’t need a teaching background. It’s about more than that. It’s about truly believing you can help to #makebetterhappen. So bring your full self. Every bit of you. Your unique energy is what makes us great. Commit to creating a more positive classroom experience for every single student.
NOTE: Start and end dates listed are approximate. Actual start and end dates vary by site. Contact our Recruitment Department at firstname.lastname@example.org for more specific details and information.
City Year is available to all, without regard to race, color, origin, gender, political affiliation, disability,
sexual orientation, or religion.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
City Year Corps Members receive:
- Health Insurance
- Free Public transportation passes (at most sites)
- Set of branded uniform items including; all-weather jacket, bomber, fleece vest, quarter-zip, t-shirt, dress/pique shirt, name tag, and backpack
- Food Assistance/SNAP benefit eligibility
- Scholarship eligibility through City Year's 100+ University Partnerships
- Networking opportunities with City Year Alumni and Champions
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
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