Friday, March 23, 2018

Living on a Stipend: There’s an App For That

In today’s world, there’s an app for everything. You want to pay your bills? Want to order takeout? There’s an app for it. Want to save money on purchases you’d have to make anyway? You guessed it. There’s an app for that, too. Take a look at these six, great money-saving apps that are sure to put some extra cash in your pocket and a smile on your face.

Monday, March 19, 2018

The Benefits of a City Year AmeriCorps Member

The work of a City Year AmeriCorps member is rewarding but can be challenging. There are days when the hours feel too long, emotional exhaustion sets in, and the city feels foreign. At City Year, we try to acknowledge and support our AmeriCorps members in various ways to make sure the hard days get a little easier. Here’s a look at the benefits AmeriCorps members receive during their City Year journey and beyond.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

City Year AmeriCorps Members Invest in Their Students’ Success Long After Their Service Years

Chelsea Cassell (City Year Philadelphia ’14) shares her experience around students’ success from the beginning of her service to years later. Read to learn the lasting impact AmeriCorps members make in during their service year with City Year.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Balancing Service with Self Care

Being passionate about your work, especially that of a City Year AmeriCorps member, leaves little time for yourself. Research shows that taking care of your health and well-being are important, and it allows you to bring your best self into work every day by making you more productive, boosting your immune system and more. Click to read our self-care tips.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Living on a Stipend: Quick, Healthy and Affordable Meals

After working a long day, cooking a complex meal with many ingredients is sometimes the last thing you want to do. From breakfast to dinner here are some quick, delicious and nourishing recipes that are sure to keep your stomachs full without leaving your wallets empty.