Students receive a weekly stipend and work in schools gaining educational and social services experience. City Year helps to close gaps in high-need schools by supporting students’ academic and social-emotional development. City year helps employees build on job readiness skills, and connects them with resources, including college scholarships,


  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25 
  • Have a college degree, some college, high school diploma, or GED
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Unfortunately, applicants who have received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time
  • Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program