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Service Year Adviser

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City Year
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Washington, DC
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Published 19 days ago

As a Service Year Adviser, you will support incoming AmeriCorps members through each stage of their pre-service experience. You will facilitate both individual outreach and support, as well as pre-service engagement activities for cohorts of incoming AmeriCorps members, to foster a strong commitment to their service and sense of belonging at City Year. The Service Year Adviser, with direction from the Service Year Director and in partnership with their local service site, will ensure AmeriCorps members arrive feeling prepared and with aligned expectations on their first day of service with City Year.

Responsibilities 

  • You will support candidates who have received an invitation to serve with City Year in determining if City Year is the right opportunity for them before they accept the offer. 
  • You will work to achieve a persistence rate for the percentage of incoming AmeriCorps members who accept an invitation to serve and persist to start of service. 
  • You will collaborate with local site staff and teammates to deliver a streamlined and consistent user experience for incoming AmeriCorps members that includes supporting them in: 
  • Accepting their offer to serve with City Year 
  • Understanding service experience and expectations that leads to greater reported alignment between AmeriCorps member expectations and experience 
  • Securing affordable housing 
  • Planning to live and serve on the City Year stipend 
  • Preparing for in-person registration and first day of service  

You are: 

  • Passionate about providing the best tutors and mentors for the students City Year serves 
  • Anchored in a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion 
  • Enjoy meeting, supporting and engaging with new people 
  • Organized and thrive at managing multiple relationships in various stages with varying needs 
  • Continually looking for ways to learn, improve and innovate 

Note from the hiring manager: Don’t have all the qualifications listed? Don’t worry about it. If you’re interested, I’d love for you to apply so I can learn a bit more about why you might be the perfect addition to our team!  

As a Service Year Adviser, you will support incoming AmeriCorps members through each stage of their pre-service experience. You will facilitate both individual outreach and support, as well as pre-service engagement activities for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k) plan document. For more information, click here.

Employment at City Year is at-will. 

City Year does not sponsor work authorization visas.

City Year’s core values include advancing diversity, social justice for all, and inclusive environments where everyone can thrive. We aspire to become an antiracist organization, to support the holistic growth and development of our AmeriCorps members, and to promote educational equity for all students. We work each day, in partnership with schools and communities, to ensure that people of all identities feel welcome, valued, empowered and engaged. 

As an equal opportunity employer, City Year is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  

City Year encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

Click Apply to submit your online application. Please attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter on the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV" field.

Click Apply to submit your online application. Please attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter on the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV" field.

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