be_ixf;ym_202406 d_19; ct_50 YES! I want to make a difference TODAY!

City Year Seattle/
King County

Living in Seattle certainly comes with a lot of perks. Coffee, ferries, mountains, biking and more. We believe helping thousands of students in Seattle Public Schools reach their full potential tops the list.

Students first, collaboration always

We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.

Icon of three tall city buildings next to each other partially covered by a transparent red circle overlay
Living in Seattle

Learn what it’s like to live and serve in Seattle.

Get to know our city

AmeriCorps member and student
Experience Service

There are 6 teams of AmeriCorps members, across two school districts working with students throughout Seattle/King County.

See where the corps works

Outstretched hand holding a growing plant partially covered by a teal capsule-shaped overlay
Our impact in Seattle

We partner with educators while supporting our students so that they can fully take advantage of their drive and skill sets.

Read about our impact

Ready to apply?

Great! We are excited to work together to grow our communities, while you learn valuable skills for the future.

Start application Connect with a recruiter
Why Seattle?

"Take only memories and leave only footprints." - Chief Seattle

Working towards Education Equity

Systemic racism makes the education system unequitable for many of our students. We have the fifth largest opportunity gap between white and black students, and by choosing to serve at City Year Seattle, you are making the choice to fight for education equity for all students.

Live Surrounded by Nature

Live in a city surrounded by rivers, lakes, Puget Sound, and mountain ranges, making it a prime outdoor recreation destination.

City Year unequivocally condemns the kill of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Sean Reed, and all those...

Read more about Black Lives Matter at City Year Seattle

Our executive director and local leadership are committed to building a stronger Seattle by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members...

Read more about Leadership | Seattle

Their generosity helps us support more than 4000 students. Together, we’re contributing to a clearer and bolder vision of what public schools can...

Read more about Partnerships | Seattle

City Year enables the leaders of tomorrow to impact our communities today. Join us in helping all students thrive.

Read more about Support | Seattle
National Strategic Partners
National Partners