NYC Service administers four AmeriCorps programs with members serving 10-12 months with community-based organizations or City agencies. In an NYC Service program, expect to make an impact on your community through meaningful projects and grow as a civic leader.
Serve a year in NYC as an AmeriCorps member in one of our programs. You will receive city government or nonprofit exposure, professional experience, Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, MetroCard, health coverage, living allowance, and more! Which program is right for you?
NYC Civic Corps, an AmeriCorps program launched in 2009 by NYC Service, recruits and places AmeriCorps members to serve full-time from October 31, 2022 to June 30, 2023 at select nonprofit organizations. NYC Civic Corps members build, develop, and grow volunteer programs by recruiting, managing, and engaging volunteers to address impact areas that are priorities of New York City.
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 October 31, 2022 - June 30, 2023 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.
VISTA members serve at New York City government agencies full-time from August 1, 2022 to July 31, 2023 to address critical city issues related to poverty by engaging in capacity-building work. Capacity building refers to tasks and activities that create, expand or strengthen the systems and processes that help an organization carry out its anti-poverty work.
NYCHA Health Corps is a new and exciting Public Health AmeriCorps program administered by NYC Service in close partnership with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), in which NYCHA residents are recruited to serve full time at community-based nonprofits and public agencies for nine months.
Service2Service is a professional development experience centered in mentorship between NYC Veterans and AmeriCorps alumni as mentees and City government employees as mentors. The program aimed to build relationships between service-minded New Yorkers and empower mentees with the network and knowledge to continue a legacy of service in the City.
AmeriCorps alums who served in one of NYC Service's AmeriCorps programs (City Service Corps, Community Schools Corps, NYC Civic Corps, NYC VISTA, NYC VISTA Summer Associates, Peer Corps)
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF): If you would like to receive authorization from NYC Service for your PSLF form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions on filling it out and getting it signed by our team.
If you need a Certification of Service Letter that certifies that you were serving in an AmeriCorps program for the period you actually served, please visit my.americorps.gov.
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