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City Service Corps

Engage Communities with City Service Corps


City Service Corps, an AmeriCorps program launched in 2015 by NYC Service, a division of the Mayor’s office, recruits individuals to serve full-time from September 2024 - June 2025 at City agency host sites. City Service Corps is comprised of high-impact service projects led by city agencies in impact areas addressing critical capacity and community-related issues.


 Application Deadline EXTENDED - Apply by July 14th!

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Have questions? Send us an email at or call our AmeriCorps line at 212-788-7550

Our Impact Areas

     Disaster Response                                                     - Healthy Futures

      - Economic Opportunity                                                      - Veterans and Military Families 

      - Education                                                                          - Learn more about impact areas

      - Environmental Stewardship

Applying to City Service Corps

  • Application Process
    • Step 1: Submit an Application
      When you request an application you will receive a link that will allow you to save your progress and return later.
    • Step 2: Complete a Phone Screen
      Selected applicants will be invited to join a 25-minute phone interview with an NYC Service staff member. During the interview, you'll share more about your background and experiences, and discuss specific available positions.
    • Step 3: Interview with Host Site
      If a position that fits your skills and interests is available, we'll connect you with one of our host site supervisors for a virtual interview. This interview will focus on skills specific to the site and position. You may be selected to interview for up to three (3) positions.
    • Step 4: Offers Made!
      If the supervisor you interviewed with would like to offer you the position, you'll be notified by an NYC Service staff member.
    • Member Benefits
      • Living allowance of up to $21,250 (pre-tax) distributed evenly throughout the term
      • MetroCard for commuting to and from service
      • Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award (valued at $5,176) upon successful term completion
      • Nonprofit exposure
      • Resume-building professional experience
      • Loan forbearance and interest accured paid on qualified student loans upon successful term completion
      • On-site orientation and ongoing monthly training provided by NYC Service
      • Additional training and professional support at host site
      • Childcare assistance, if eligible
      • Health coverage (no premium or monthly enrollment fees)
    • Eligibility & Requirements
      • Must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States
      • Have successfully obtained a high school diploma or its equivalent prior to the start of thr program
      • Agree to and pass a criminal background check
      • Abillity to serve full-time for the full program term (generally Monday to Friday, 9AM-5PM)
      • A strong motivation for making a positive difference in New York City
      • Willingness to learn new skills and improve upon existing ones
      • Must complete a total of 1,200 hours


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