How this works. 

We want to make sure you’re eligible for City Year before you submit a full application. If you’re approved, you’ll find out as soon as you submit the form. 

If you’re not approved, don’t worry! We’ll follow up with you to see how we can get you approved. We want you to become part of the City Year Los Angeles team.

Fill out the eligibility form on this page. 

Step 1

Step 2

After you check your eligibility, explore our application resources.  

Application Process 

The City Year AmeriCorps member role is tremendously rewarding but also very challenging. Reviewing the application process before you begin, can help ensure your acceptance into the program.

City Year Application Tips 

Submitting an application of any kind can be a stressful process. Here at City Year, we want to make our application process as smooth as possible. You'll receive a checklist of application tips to use as a guide for bringing your best self through.

Understand The Role 

Our AmeriCorps members are student success coaches. Learn more about their role supporting students.

Step 3

Then, fill out the full application. 

But first...


Why City Year Los Angeles?

Become the change you want to see in the world. 

You see students with the strength and desire to offer so much to the world but without proper access to the learning environments they need to thrive. So, you work with a diverse team made up of people of different backgrounds, identities, and perspectives. Together you get stronger, learn from each other and build each other up. 

Education by the numbers.

72% of students who had a City Year Student Success Coach saw improvement in attendance at the end of the school year.

67% of secondary students moved from a failing grade to a passing grade in math compared to 50% of their peers who did not have City Year.

91% of partner teachers believe City Year helped create a welcoming environment for students.

93% of administrators believed City Year had a positive impact on students’ social-emotional health and instructional engagement.


"City Year has been helping me with my grades. I brought my grade up in Science from an F to an A. City Year is really helpful, and I think they are like my faraway family."

Sixth grade student in Los Angeles

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City Year is available to all, without regard to race, color, origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or religion. City Year is a US tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax ID Number: 22-2882549). Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law.

The right next step toward your dream job.

When you join City Year, you work alongside a team to create learning environments where all students can succeed. No matter what your dream career is, City Year offers a short-term commitment with long-term benefits that will help you get there. Spend 10 months with us and you will leave a stronger leader and more prepared for your career.

Help students become who they’ll be tomorrow.

You're here because you see something—the need to provide support and resources for Los Angeles schools so that all students feel a sense of belonging. Learn how City Year Los Angeles creates environments where students—and you—can thrive.

Applications are now open for the 2023-2024 school year! 

Check Your Eligibility!


Your compensation & benefits

Over the course of your service, you’ll receive a biweekly stipend, pre-planned time off, an education award, health insurance and localized benefits at your site.

Leadership development & training

Through City Year’s comprehensive leadership development model, ongoing training, and coaching from your impact manager you will receive support to guide your work with students and help further your own personal and career goals.

Career readiness at City Year

No matter what career path you choose after City Year, your experience with us will help you prepare for it. You’ll gain valuable leadership and career skills, access to exclusive scholarships, exposure to community and business leaders and a network of alums that can help you advance and prosper in any sector, from nonprofit to law to medicine.

You'll receive more than 200 hours of professional development valued at more than $25,000.

You'll grow your skills in leadership, equity & inclusion, conflict resolution, problem-solving, decision making and much more.

You’ll gain access to our extensive network of career and university partners eager to hire our skilled alumni.

Invest in growing your skills at City Year.