City Year

Who Is Eligible:

City Year is a proud member of AmeriCorps and was, in fact, a model for AmeriCorps. City Year works to build stronger communities, a stronger country, and a better world through service. Every small task at City Year is part of this ambitious mission.

City Year brings together young adults, ages 17 to 24, from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds for a demanding year of full-time community service, leadership development, and civic engagement.


Be between the ages of 17 and 24

Be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident Alien

Be ready to dedicate 10 months to full-time service

Be a high school graduate or GED recipient or agree to work toward high school equivalency while serving at City Year

Have served no more than 2 terms in another AmeriCorps, NCCC, or VISTA program

Agree to a background or security check


Deadline: Early Application .............. April 30 2013
Amount: $4,725 (through AmeriCorps) at the end of your commitment, plus many other benefits and incentives
How to apply:
Apply by:   Notified after:  
September 30 October 21
November 15 December 16
February 15 March 16
April 30 May 30

Please visit: City Year to apply online and for additional information.