City Year AmeriCorps Member
WHAT YOULL DO
Beginning each day before the first school bell rings and staying until the last child leaves the after-school program; youll serve students, schools and communities through:
Academic Support: 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 to home, lead mentor groups
Community and School Improvements: Organize and lead activities, celebrations and projects to improve the community and school environment
Team-based service is at the heart of City Year. You will be assigned to a diverse team of at least 8-10 young adults and you will serve with that team for the duration of the year. For more information on What Youll Do, visit www.cityyear.org/virtualopenhouse
WHAT YOU GET
Through City Year, youll gain valuable skills and knowledge that will accelerate your career and education, no matter what path.
Career and Education Opportunities
o Eligibility for exclusive scholarships to dozens of colleges and universities
o Access to online career resource center
o Networking opportunities with more than 15,000 alumni
o Leadership training and development
o Project management and communication skills
o Civic knowledge
o Living stipend
o $5,550 AmeriCorps Education Award
o Federal student loan forbearance
o Health insurance
o Uniform provided by Timberland and ARAMARK
For more information about City Years benefits, visit www.cityyear.org/whatyouget
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for a position, you must visit www.cityyear.org and submit your completed online application and two letters of recommendation. You can apply to a specific City Year location, a geographic region, or to serve where most needed by one of City Years deadlines:
For more information, please contact the recruitment department at the City Year site at which you are interested in serving. http://www.cityyear.org/contact-recruitment.aspx
CITY YEAR U.S. LOCATIONS:
Boston, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island
Baton Rouge, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, Little Rock/North Little Rock, Los Angeles, Miami, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Orlando, Greater Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Jos'/Silicon Valley, Seattle/King County, Tulsa, Washington, DC.
City Year corps members are as diverse a group as the communities they serve. Were looking for you if you want to give back and are ready to change the world.
* Be between the ages of 17 and 24
* Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
* Have a college degree, attended some college, or have a high school diploma or GED.
* Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program.*
* Agree to a criminal background check
* Be able to begin City Year by July 30, 2014
Previous experiences with service, tutoring, mentoring or leadership strengthen candidacy.
- Individuals may receive no more than the value of two full time education awards. If you have received the equivalent of more than one full time education award, you are eligible to serve and receive a discounted award.
City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to keep students in school and on track to graduation. At City Years 25 locations across the United States and two international affiliates, teams of young people called corps members serve full-time in schools for the academic year as tutors, mentors and role models. By focusing on attendance, behavior and course performance, which identify students who are at risk of dropping out, corps members are uniquely able to help students and schools succeed.
Academic and Career Advising offers no guarantees about any position posted through this web site and is not responsible for any aspect of resulting employment. Listings on this page do not constitute Keene State College endorsement or affiliation. Students are responsible for gathering all necessary information about the position and the employer.
Local, regional, and national companies and organizations as well as private families wish to recruit you for various openings. These range from part-time positions for pay while you are in school; summer jobs for either experience or pay; internships related to your field of study (paid and unpaid; as well as career opportunities when you are ready to graduate.
Contact Academic and Career Advising
Academic and Career Advising Office
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435