City Year Headquarters
3.1 of 5 15 reviews
www.cityyear.org Boston, MA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Best year experience to change your perspective on life.

City Year Corps Member (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at City Year Headquarters full-time for more than a year

ProsCY is great to work at because the work you are doing directly impacts the students.

ConsThe pay isn't great when your friends are making tons more.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to grow and develop those LACY plans and getting Corps Member thinking about Life after CY.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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City Year Corps Member (Former Employee)
Philadelphia, PA

I worked at City Year Headquarters full-time for less than a year


Pros: Great energy, surrounded by other young idealists who share common… Cons: The quality of employee varies from over qualified to embarrassingly underqualified.… Advice to Senior Management: Hire a well-educated core. Focus more on creating a strong workforce rather than the personal development of your workers. If you want students… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Not at all what was marketed

City Year Corps Member (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at City Year Headquarters full-time for more than a year


Pros: It can make you feel like you're doing "good". It's… Cons: Pay, long hours, making minimal impact and maybe even doing… Advice to Senior Management: Be more honest about what people are REALLY signing up for. Don't just… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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