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City Year Philadelphia

At City Year Philadelphia, we believe that all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong, vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us. Each year, diverse teams of AmeriCorps members support thousands of students in schools citywide.

Support students in Philadelphia

At City Year Philadelphia (CYP), we believe all students can succeed and that developing the skills and mindsets of children and young adults contributes to strong vibrant communities—outcomes that benefit all of us. CYP is proud to be a part of this mission, with diverse teams of AmeriCorps members serving as Student Success Coaches in schools throughout the city.

Our impact in Philadelphia

Each year, diverse teams of City Year Philly Student Success Coaches support thousands of students in schools citywide

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Explore our blog

Discover stories about our Student Success Coaches, alumni, staff, and partners to learn more about our work to advance educational equity.

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Meet our leadership team

Our staff are deeply committed to advancing educational equity in Philadelphia. Learn more about our Executive Leadership Team.

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Ready to apply?

City Year Philadelphia is currently accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year. Learn more about how you can spend a year serving as a tutor and mentor in Philadelphia schools.

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Your City Year Philadelphia resources

Go into your City Year with resources and information to help you make the most of your service experience and living in Philadelphia.

The Corps Experience

As a Student Success Coach, you will serve in a Philadelphia school all day, every day. Working alongside your teammates and partner teacher, you will provide classroom support, tutor students 1:1 and in small groups, organize school-wide events, and run afterschool programs.

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Why Philadelphia?

Philadelphia is a midsized-large city that offers a lot to explore, including history and culture, an amazing food scene, loyal sports fans, and easy access to beaches, nature, and even nearby cities like New York and DC. Plus, it offers an affordable price tag relative to other large East Coast cities.

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Read our stories about City Year AmeriCorps members and their students, alums and partners and learn more about our work...

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Our executive director, staff, alumni, board members and partners are committed to building a stronger Philly by supporting and developing...

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City Year depends on committed public and private sector partners in Philadelphia to support our work.

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Stay in the know about all things City Year Philadelphia. Check out our latest features, media spotlights and press releases.

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