Thursday, February 28, 2019

Real Talk: How to Live on the City Year Stipend

Ever think about what it’s like to live on a stipend? In this Q&A, one AmeriCorps member gets real about budgeting and shares the money saving tips and tricks that helped him get through his year of service.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Five Things We Love About Living in Buffalo

In the fall of 2018, we launched our 29th US site! City Year Buffalo is now recruiting AmeriCorps members to serve in the 2019-2020 school year, and if you’ve never considered moving to The City of Light, read on to learn why you should think about joining the City Year Buffalo team.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Asking These Seven Questions Can Help Build a Strong Mentoring Relationship

Becoming a mentor can be fulfilling and life-changing, but the experience can also bring up a lot of questions about the best way to build a strong, 1-on-1 relationship with a student. Here are a few things to ask yourself as you and your mentee get to know each other.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

6 Accounts to Follow to Connect with the City Year Community

Chances are you’ve come to our blog to learn more about City Year. Take a look at these six social media accounts which provide more insight into what being a City Year AmeriCorps member is like.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Top Ten Things You Should Know About City Year (before you apply!)

At City Year, our work is informed by our values and our passion to help students reach their full potential inside and outside the classroom. If you're thinking about applying to City Year, we’re excited that you might be a part of that 30-year tradition. But before you get going on your application, we want to help you feel prepared for the long haul. Here are some things we think you should know!