City Year Philadelphia’s Associate Circle is a volunteer group of socially conscious and motivated young professionals who are committed to advancing the mission and values of City Year. Members will have the opportunity to connect with peers and engage in meaningful volunteer opportunities while making a positive impact on our community and the students of Philadelphia. Exclusive engagement opportunities include access to special events, networking opportunities with fellow City Year champions, and school-based volunteer projects.

To make your donation and join the Associate Circle today, click the button below.

ASSOCIATE CIRCLE MEMBER EXPECTATIONS

In coordination with City Year Philadelphia staff and the Associate Board, members are expected to:

  • Develop an understanding and passion for City Year Philadelphia’s vision, mission, goals, and service model.
  • Help us grow our footprint in the Philadelphia community by spreading the word about City Year’s work and events to your personal and professional networks.
  • Completion of your annual contribution to City Year Philadelphia

LEVELS OF SUPPORT

Bridge Builder - $500 ($42/month)*

The Bridge Builder Level includes access to a robust calendar of events including school-based volunteer opportunities and networking opportunities with Associate Circle members and fellow City Year Philadelphia champions. Members at this level are required to contribute $500 to City Year Philadelphia within the fiscal year of their involvement. The Bridge Builder represents one of City Year’s founding stories.

Starfish - $250 ($21/month)*

The Starfish Level includes access to regular volunteer and networking opportunities with fellow Associate Circle members. Members at this level are required to contribute $250 to City Year Philadelphia within the fiscal year of their involvement. The Starfish represents one of City Year’s founding stories.

*If you are interested in setting up monthly gifts instead of making a one-time gift, please contact Kyle Casey, Senior Individual Giving Manager, at kcasey@cityyear.org.

ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

September
CYPAINTS* - Guests will help to complete pieces of a large service project to be installed in a local school or community.

OPENING DAY - Join City Year Philadelphia AmeriCorps members and Champions as we kickoff a new year of service.

November
CYSERVES - Gather colleagues or friends to join you for a fun day of service to beautify a local school through physical service projects.

CYBEE* - Take part in City Year Philadelphia’s annual grown-up Spelling Bee for a chance to be crowned as this year’s champion!

January
MLK DAY OF SERVICE - Bring friends and join us for our largest day of physical service to support and beautify a local school. Projects include small and large murals as well as small construction projects.

March
WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON* - This event will bring together City Year champions to explore important issues impacting women leaders in the workplace.

May
IDEALIST DINNER* - Join with fellow City Year champions as we celebrate a year of impact in Philadelphia.

June
SUMMER SOIREE* - Guests will enjoy drinks, food, live music, and the chance to win great raffle prizes.

GRADUATION - Celebrate with City Year AmeriCorps members and champions as we conclude another year of impactful service.

*Ticketed events. Ticket price waived for included Associate Circle members who RSVP.

MORE INFORMATION

To make your donation and join the Associate Circle today, click the button below.