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About Us


NYC Service staff and AmeriCorps members smile under the George Seuffert, Sr. Bandshell at Forest Park

Photo by Danny Alvarado

Our Mission: We provide meaningful access, opportunity, and resources for communities to come together and answer the call to serve NYC.

Our Vision: New Yorkers are united by service and together we build a culture where New Yorkers uplift one another and take responsibility for the success of our city.

About NYC Service: NYC Service is a division of the Mayor’s Office that provides meaningful access, opportunity, and resources for communities to come together and answer the call to serve NYC. We envision a city where New Yorkers are united by service and together, build a culture where New Yorkers uplift one another and take responsibility for the success of our city. 

 

Values & Beliefs

Participation: Lifelong civic engagement is a right, privilege, and responsibility of every New York City resident.

Diversity and Inclusion: All residents have value and lived experience central to finding solutions to community and city challenges.

Community: Volunteerism and service exist in many forms across NYC and each are assets woven into the city's democracy.

Collaboration: The present and future of our City depends on residents working together across communities and sectors.

 

NYC Service, a division of the Office of the Mayor focused on volunteerism and service in NYC. Launched in April 2009 in response to President Barack Obama's national call for volunteerism and a goal of engaging 100 million Americans in service by 2020. New York City was the first “City of Service” and since NYC Service launched, over 200 U.S. cities have joined the Cities of Service network.

 

Language Access

NYC Service is committed to ensuring our resources and programs are accessible to all New Yorkers. NYC Service will comply with Local Law 30 on language access.

 

Careers at  NYC Service

We are hiring! View our careers page for more information about open roles.

Staff

     

Laura Rog, Chief Service Officer

Aaron Miner, Deputy Chief Service Officer, National Service & Fiscal Operations

Tiffany Tucker-Pryor, Deputy Chief Service Officer, Community Engagement

     

Steph Halpin, Chief of Staff & Communications

Tashawn Morgan, Senior Advisor, Strategic Partnerships

Lindsey Wolf, National Service Operations Director

     

Shonni Velasquez, National Service Professional Development & Member Engagement Director

Javion Howard, Operations Manager

Stuart Davis, Youth Strategies Manager

     
John Park, Youth Partnerships Manager

Jordan Williams, Public/Private Partnerships Manager

Elena Farmer, Public Health AmeriCorps Manager

     

Michelle Veliz, Public Health AmeriCorps Associate

Keira Sutton-Agnew, Public Health AmeriCorps Associate

Dylan Poje, Professional Development and Member Engagement Fellow

     

Sarah Park, Operations and Social Engagement Fellow

Joann Villacres, National Service Recruitment & Partnerships Fellow

Jordan Diamond, National Service Program Fellow

     

Vanesa Paredes, National Service Program Fellow

Melissa Chauca, National Service Program Coordinator

Victoria Ung, National Service Program Fellow

     

Kelsie Greene, Strategic Partnerships Coordinator

Kayden Staul, NYC VISTA Leader

Benjamin Fikhman, Corporate Partnerships Fellow
     

 

Luisais Taveras, Youth Strategies Fellow

Jennifer Ramirez, Digital Engagement Fellow

Contact

253 Broadway, 8th floor, New York, NY 10007
212-788-7550

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