Providing Free Libraries For Students & Families
As part of her service with City Year New Hampshire this year, AmeriCorps VISTA Jess Stern wanted to lead a physical service project that would benefit the families and communities we serve. The end product: free libraries that stand outside three Manchester elementary schools. Learn more about what Jess did to make her vision a reality.
City Year New Hampshire Celebrates Graduation
On Friday, June 15, 2018, City Year New Hampshire graduated its 18th group of AmeriCorps members. This graduation ceremony was the culmination of the hard work and dedication that 63 young people demonstrated this year towards making a difference in the Manchester, NH community. Read more about this wonderful ceremony and the celebration of the City Year New Hampshire corps.
Returning to Celebrate Our Students
Although most City Year AmeriCorps members only serve for one year, the bonds they form with their students can last for a lifetime. Case in point: three City Year New Hampshire alumni return to see their students graduate from fifth grade. Learn more about the heartfelt connections that these AmeriCorps members still hold with their students.
Takeaways from the 2018 Governor's Conference on Volunteerism
Every year, City Year New Hampshire AmeriCorps members attend the Governor's Conference on Volunteerism. This conference is a chance to interact with other volunteers, AmeriCorps members and service professionals, as well as participate in a variety of sessions around themes like volunteer management, fundraising and effective communication. Yi He, a first-year City Year New Hampshire AmeriCorps member, shares her takeaways from the conference and how she has noticed and implemented them in her service with her students.
Apply To Serve With City Year!
There is still time to apply to serve with City Year beginning this fall! The final deadline is June 1st. Read further to learn more about why you should consider a year of service.