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City Service Corps, an AmeriCorps program run by NYC Service, unites a diverse group of professionals to serve full-time at City agency host sites working to address community needs.

City Service Corps Basics:

Members serve in direct service (outreach, engagement, and training) and capacity building (research and project management) roles at their host site. Each individual position at partner agencies is linked under the agency host site. Please read the position description before applying to a position. Positions are currently available at the following agencies: 

(NOTE: * Any agency listed below without a currently active position description link is a confirmed host site. Additional position descriptions and agency host sites will be added until April 30th. ) 

City Service Corps Member Benefits:

  • Living allowance of up to $14,300 (pre-tax) for the service term (approx. 10 months)
  • Basic medical plan will be available at no cost to City Service Corps members
  • $5,815 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of the program
  • Student loan forbearance or deferment on eligible loans while in service, if eligible
  • Monthly professional development activities, led by CUNY
  • Unlimited monthly MetroCard
  • Experience working in City government and with NYC nonprofit organizations
  • Professional networking opportunities with City and civic leaders
  • Valuable resume-building experience

Professional Development and Community Building:

  • Attend a CUNY led orientation during the first week of the program which covers topics such as AmeriCorps policies and procedures, project management, and City government
  • Monthly skill building and professional development seminars occur throughout the term of service which cover topic areas such as project management, goal setting, building your “brand”, interview preparation and financial literacy
  • Periodic social activities to build community and encourage cross-site networking
  • Career-building opportunities during and upon completion of the program

City Service Corps Member Specifics:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States
  • Have successfully attained the level of degree specified in the job posting (high school diploma or college degree) 
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Ability to serve full time for the program term (generally M-F 9am-5pm)

For Further Information:

Call (212) 788-3209 or email cityservicecorps@cityhall.nyc.gov with any additional questions.

City Service Corps is made possible by the generous support of American Express Foundation, Citi Foundation, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, Lizzie & Jonathan M. Tisch Family Foundation, The New York Community Trust, Trinity Wall Street and UJA-Federation of New York.