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City Year – Building the Nation’s Urban Graduation Pipeline

June 13, 2012

The following post is from our June Career Newsletter Employer sponsor, City Year.

City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that partners with public schools to help keep students in school and on track to graduate. In communities across the United States and through two international affiliates, this innovative public-private partnership brings together teams of young AmeriCorps members who commit to a year of full-time service in schools. Corps members support students by focusing on attendance, behavior, and course performance through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after school programs.

Watch this animated video to learn more about City Year’s Long-Term Impact strategy, a plan to ensure that 80% of students in the high-need, public schools City Year serves, reach 10th grade on track and on time:

City Year is a proud member of AmeriCorps. Founded in Boston in 1988, City Year has established programs in 23 cities, including Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, SC, Columbus, Denver, Detroit, Little Rock/North Little Rock, Los Angeles, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Miami, Milwaukee, New Hampshire, New York, Orlando, Greater Philadelphia, Rhode Island, Sacramento, San Antonio, San José/Silicon Valley, Seattle/King County, and Washington, D.C., and international affiliates in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, England. City Year is a proud member of AmeriCorps.

City Year is currently hiring staff and corps member positions across the country in Program and Impact, Recruitment, Development, Training, Communications, Operations and Executive leadership.

For more information or to review all open staff positions including start-up opportunities with City Year Jacksonville, please click here.

For more information on how to become a City Year corps member, please click here.

By joining City Year, you become part of a diverse team, working in an exciting fast-paced environment with tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth. City Year is hiring!

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