City Year AmeriCorps Member | Full-Time K-10 Tutor and Mentor

    City Year AmeriCorps Member | Full-Time K-10 Tutor and Mentor


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Destinations: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Credit Awarded: None
    • Program Length: Academic Year
    • Start Month: July, August
    • Category: Community Service
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Not Available
    • Application Deadline: 12/31/20
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Call: 617.927.2500
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    City Year helps students and schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide support to students, classrooms and the whole school. They help to ensure that students in under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community.


    A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, local school districts and private philanthropy. A 2015 study shows thatschools that partner with City Year were up to two-to-three times more likely to improve on math and English assessments.  City Year partners with public schools in 29 communities across the U.S. andthrough international affiliates in the U.K. and South Africa.


    As a City Year AmeriCorps member, your service will focus on helping students get and/or remain on track to graduate by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching and encouraging student engagement to promote a positive school climate.?As appropriate to the activity and at the direction of the school district, school partner, and/or City Year, service and member development may be delivered in-person or through a virtual platform such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Google Classroom, Schoology, Nearpod and Canvas. City Year AmeriCorps member uniforms are required and are provided by City Year.  

    Academic support:

    Assist school administrators and teachers in identifying students who would benefit from participating in City Year programs

    Plan tutoring sessions and provide small-group and one-to-one literacy and/or math tutoring to elementary, middle and high school youth

    Support student academic success in the classroom by partnering with teachers and school staff to facilitate differentiated learning activities

    Create, support and/or co-lead literacy and/or math-focused events to enrich school literacy and/or math culture and climate

    Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs recognizing and appreciating growth and/or achievement in literacy and/or math

    Record time spent with students providing small group and one-to-one tutoring in our data management system

    Participate in and/or lead Facilitated Data Review and Student Progress Monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule

    Support a positive classroom environment by reinforcing the teacher's classroom routines and expectations and encouraging on-task student engagement

    Participate in leadership development training, be coached by staff members to improve performance and to participate as a member of the team and site

    Engagement & Positive School Climate Participation

    Provide small group and one-to-one social-emotional skills development programs and attendance coaching to elementary, middle and high school youth

    Support and/or conduct extended day programming through the facilitation of enriching activities for students before, during and after school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment and intervention, homework support, recreation, service learning and leadership development

    Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs to recognize and appreciate significant growth and achievement in the social-emotional development and positive behavior

    Engage students as leaders to help plan and/or lead event elements

    Record time spent with students providing social-emotional development programs, attendance coaching, and other services such as after-school programming in our data management system

    Facilitate coaching sessions for small groups of students on building social-emotional learning skills

    Promote a positive learning environment by modeling positive peer behaviors like respect, timeliness, attendance, and listening

    Create an engaging classroom space

    Secondary activities may include:

    Contributing to overall school performance by engaging parents, coordinating enrichment programs for students, serving as role models and helping to enhance the school culture

    Supporting and developing thematic events to engage community stakeholders

    Supporting, creating and/or co-leading events or programs that recognize and appreciate significant growth and/or achievement in attendance

    Welcoming students at the start of the school day

    Placing calls to the homes of absent students

    Providing homework assistance to a consistent group of students before and after school

    Participate in and/or lead Facilitated Data Review and Student Progress Monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule


    Bi-weekly living stipend Post-service Segal education award (for those who have not earned the value of two full awards)

    Option to enroll in City Year's AmeriCorps member health insurance plan

    Loan forbearance on qualifying student loans

    $500 (pre-tax) relocation payment if relocating 50 miles or more for service

    Uniform provided by ARAMARK

    Exclusive scholarships to over 100 colleges and universities

    Networking and professional development Leadership development training

    Childcare for parents who qualify

    Health insurance 

    Curalinc Employee Assistance Program

     Talkspace Therapy Program  

    Benefit Advocate Center  

    Bi-weekly living stipend 

    AmeriCorps child care benefits program 

    Workers’ compensation 

    Relocation support  

    Localized benefits 

    Loan forbearance and interest accrual payments 

    Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 

    City Year Alumni Association 

    University partnerships and scholarships 

    Career partners

    City Year Locations:

    Central Region

    Baton Rouge, LA

    Dallas, TX

    New Orleans, LA

    San Antonio, TX

    Tulsa, OK

    Midwest Region

    Chicago, IL

    Cleveland, OH

    Columbus, OH

    Detroit, MI

    Kansas City, MO

    Milwaukee, WI

    East Region

    Boston, MA

    Buffalo, NY

    Manchester, NH

    New York, NY

    Philadelphia, PA

    Providence, RI

    Washington, D.C.

    South Region

    Columbia, SC

    Jacksonville, FL

    Little Rock, AR

    Memphis, TN

    Miami, FL

    Orlando, FL

    West Region

    Denver, CO

    Los Angeles, CA

    Sacramento, CA

    San José, CA

    Seattle, WA

    Cost and Session Information

    City Year's Upcoming Application Deadline is Friday November 13th to serve in the 2021-2022 school Year. Offers will go out via email and phone on December 18th, with a confirmation deadline of January 8th.

    City Year Service will begin between July/August 1, 2021** 


    City Year AmeriCorps members are as diverse a group as the communities we serve. We’re looking for you if you want to build yourself, give back and are ready to change the world.

    Applicants must:

    Be between 18-25 years old

    Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Authorization to work in the U.S. is not sufficient. Those with DACA status, unfortunately, are not eligible at this time

    GED or high school diploma

    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/August 1, 2021** 

    *Because the safety of our students is our first priority, every AmeriCorps member must undergo a criminal history check. You will be required to consent to the completion of a criminal history check during onboarding and will receive information directly on the steps needed to begin the process after confirmation. Should a criminal offense appear, the circumstances will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. You may also be required to complete additional criminal history checks based on school district regulations

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