As a tutor, mentor, role model, Corps Members change the world. Beginning each day before the first school bell rings and staying until the last child leaves the after-school program; you and your team of diverse young people will serve students, schools and communities through:
Provide one-on-one or small group tutoring before, during and after school
Attendance and Positive Behavior Encouragement:
Lead energetic morning greetings, make attendance and positive phone calls home and lead mentor groups
Community and School Improvements:
Organize and lead activities, celebrations and projects to improve the community and school environment
Our corps members must also meet certain eligibility requirements.To participate, you must:
Have a college degree or have attended some college, have a high school diploma or GED
Be able to dedicate 10 months to full-time service
Be between the ages of 17 and 24
Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident alien
Have served no more than 3 terms in another AmeriCorps, NCCC or VISTA program
Agree to a background or security check
Previous experiences with service, tutoring, mentoring and leadership help strengthen candidacy.
City Year is available to all, without regard to race, color, origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.