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About NYC Civic Corps

NYC Civic Corps, an AmeriCorps program run by NYC Service, provides a key strategy to expand volunteerism in New York City by uniting a diverse group of professionals to serve full-time at one of 50 City agency and community-based organization (CBO) host sites for service terms lasting 10 months. Our members work to increase organizational capacity engage volunteers, and build sustainable volunteer initiatives that address the needs of New York City.

NYC Civic Corps Member Benefits:

  • Living allowance of up to $14,300 (pre-tax)
    for approximately 10 months of service

  • Basic medical plan will be available at no cost to Civic Corps members.

  • $5,815 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of the program 

  • Child care voucher (if income eligible) 

  • Student loan forbearance or deferment on eligible loans while in service 

  • Monthly professional development opportunities 

  • Experience working in nonprofits or City Government

  • Content specific onsite training led by host site

  • Professional networking opportunities

  • Valuable resume-building experience and civic leadership

  • Unlimited monthly MetroCard

NYC Civic Corps Member Specifics:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States

  • Have successfully attained a Bachelor’s degree

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check

  • Ability to serve full time for the program term (generally M-F 9am-5pm)

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