Monday, February 19, 2018

Perks of the Confirmed AmeriCorps Member Facebook Group

When you accept your offer to serve with us, you’ll be invited to join a special, private Facebook group that connects you with other future AmeriCorps members at your site. Read on to learn what we offer you in these online communities.

Monday, February 12, 2018

4 Tips for Making the Best First Impression Through your Job Application

At City Year, we understand the importance of a solid first impression. When applying for jobs, filling out job applications and submitting your cover letter and resume usually mean that your first impression is made before you even get to meet future employers in person. There are many small steps you can take to make a big difference, transforming your first impression from a good one to a great one! Here are a few tips from the members of City Year’s Talent Acquisition team that will help you do that with confidence.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

6 Ways to Optimize the Short Answer Responses on Your City Year Application

The short answers of the City Year application is a way for us to get to know our AmeriCorps member candidates and a great opportunity for you to make an excellent first impression. Northeast Regional Admissions Manager, Michael Harper shares his tips to help you communicate your motivation to join City Year through your short answer responses.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

City Year’s Top 8 Blogs of 2017

2017 was an active and exciting year. Together we’ve witnessed the impact one mentor can have in a student’s life, learned about the amazing careers paths of our City Year alumni and explored some unique benefits of serving with City Year. We have truly enjoyed sharing the City Year journey with you this year. In case you missed them, here are eight 2017 blogs not to be overlooked.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Tips and Tools for a Successful Year of Service with City Year

A year in service with City Year can be filled with triumphs, challenges, and surprises for both you and the students you work with every day. You will not only learn a lot about your students’ potential and strength, but also your own abilities and willpower as well. Take a look at what advice, tips, and skills City Year AmeriCorps recent alumni from Boston, Jacksonville, and Philadelphia had to share about their time with City Year.

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