City Year

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Current Employee - Corps Member in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Corps Member in Washington, DC

I have been working at City Year full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Working with young minds, making a difference in people's lives, practice leadership, practice teamwork, create your own programs.

Cons

Possibility of terrible school environment

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Focus recruitment on either college grads or high school students. Differentiate roles based on experiences and education.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Current Employee - Corps Member in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Corps Member in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at City Year part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Living stipend
        $5,550 AmeriCorps Education Award
        Student loan forbearance
    Get to meet peopel from all over the US

    Cons

    Depending on the person City Year can become too much from expectations of the organization to expectations of the school you work in.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great mission and organization, leadership needs help

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    Former Employee - Development in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Development in San Jose, CA

    I worked at City Year full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture, committed coworkers, real impact on students.

    Cons

    Hard to grow at the organization, under payed for similar positions at other nonprofits, leadership is not properly vetted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seek more training on leadership. Take more time off so that when you come to work, you are 100% committed and ready to serve.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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