City Service Corps Overview


City Service Corps, an AmeriCorps program launched in November 2015 by NYC Service, recruits individuals to serve full-time at City agencies. City Service Corps is comprised of high-impact service projects led by city agencies in focus areas addressing critical capacity and community-related issues.

2018-2019 Term of Service: November 14, 2018-June 28, 2019

The City Service Corps application is now open!


2018-2019 City Service Corps Positions:

Administration for Children Services

Child Protection Capacity Building Corps Member

Community Relationship Specialist Corps Member

Private-Public Partnership Corps Member 

Special Referrals Corps Members 

Workforce Navigation Corps Member

Foster Care Outreach Corps Member 

Department of Education

Students in Temporary Housing Corps Member

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Bronx Birth Equity Corps

Brooklyn Birth Equity Corps 

Health and Economic Committee Liaison

Clinic Engagement Corps Member

Food and Retail Data Collection Specialist (Food Mirages)

Making Waves AmeriCorps Member

Action Center Program Corps Member (Harlem)

Medical Reserve Corps

Department of Sanitation

Apartment Programs Outreach Corps Member

Community Outreach Corps Member

donateNYC Corps Member

Intervention Zone Research and Outreach Corps Member

Department of Social Services

Department of Homeless ServicesYouth Engagement Corps Member

Human Resources AdministrationNYC Citizenship Corps Member

Community Outreach Corps Member 

Disability Affairs Corps Member 

Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice

MAP NeighborhoodStat Project Corps Member

MAP Community Design Corps Member

Mayor’s Office Immigrant Affairs

Community Services Corps Member

Stakeholder Outreach Corps Member

Immigrant Inclusion Corps Member

We Speak NYC Corps Member 


What are the benefits of being a City Service Corps Member?

  • Living allowance of up to $13,000 (pre-tax) distributed evenly throughout the term
  • Unlimited Monthly MetroCard
  • Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, valued at $4,266.50 upon successful completion
  • City Government and/or nonprofit exposure
  • Resume-building professional experience
  • Loan Forbearance and Deferment for qualified student loans
  • On-site orientation and training provided by NYC Service
  • Ongoing training and professional support at host site
  • City Service Corps gear (polo, fleece, notebook, etc.)
  • Childcare, if eligible
  • Health Coverage


What are the requirement to serve as an City Service Corps Member?

  • 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 the program
  • Agree to and pass a criminal background check
  • Ability to serve full time for the program term (generally M-F 9 AM - 5 PM)
  • 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


For Further Information:

Call (212) 788-3209 or email with any additional questions.

The 2018-2019 City Service Corps program is made possible by the generous support of Citi Foundation, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, The New York Community Trust, Trinity Wall Street and UJA-Federation of New York.