Experience City Year Shadow Day

Thursday, January 5, 2012
City Year's New York, Rhode Island, Boston, New Hamshire, Philadelphia and D.C offices

Below you will find our up-coming Experience City Year Shadow Day taking place in New York, Rhode Island, Boston, New Hampshire, Philadelphia, and D.C. on January 5th. The event is entirely free and open to any and all students who are interested in learning more about City Year

DATE: Thursday January 5, 2012 (snow date Monday Jan 9)

TIME: 10:30am – 5pm (1pm-5pm is optional)

ATTIRE: Business casual, with comfortable shoes for walking.


City Year is a nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. As tutors, mentors and role models, these diverse young leaders make a difference in the lives of children and transform schools and neighborhoods. City Year is a proud member of AmeriCorps. During the site visit students will:

- Meet current corps members, staff, and other students interested in making a difference with City Year

- Learn about how to get involved with City Year as a college student or after graduation

- Optional opportunity to witness a City Year team in action at a local school

- Graduating students who apply to City Year may be eligible for an in person interview on day of site visit


Students will be provided with light refreshments as they receive an introduction to City Year and an office tour.


Students will have the opportunity to learn about City Year’s work addressing the national dropout crisis in public schools. Students will engage in a Leadership Workshop and/or Service Panel with staff from various departments and other nonprofit organizations.

1pm-2pm (optional)

Students will have a lunch break to engage in a casual roundtable discussion with City Year.  Students may bring a bag lunch or purchase from one of the vendors in the area.

2pm-5pm (optional)

City Year staff will escort students on public transportation out into the field. Students will meet a current City Year team and observe their after school service with children. Students are responsible for their own public transportation cost and will be dismissed from the field.

WEBSITE: www.cityyear.org

TO RSVP: Please email the site you are interested in attending and indicate your name, school, year of graduation, email address, phone, and whether you will be attending all day or just the morning portion.

City Year Boston
CONTACT NAME: Jamaal Williams
CONTACT TITLE: Recruitment Manager
ADDRESS: 287 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
TELEPHONE: 617-927-2511
EMAIL ADDRESS: jwilliams@cityyear.org

City Year New Hampshire
CONTACT NAME: Emerald Anderson
CONTACT TITLE: Recruitment Manager
ADDRESS: 848 Elm Street Suite 201, Manchester NH 03101
TELEPHONE: 603-218-5103
EMAIL ADDRESS: eanderson@cityyear.org

City Year New York
CONTACT NAME: Diana Vining
CONTACT TITLE: Senior Recruitment Manager
ADDRESS: 20 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010
TELEPHONE: 646-452-3629
EMAIL ADDRESS: dvining@cityyear.org

City Year Philadelphia
CONTACT NAME: Alissa Krutoff
CONTACT TITLE: Outreach Coordinator
ADDRESS: 2221 Chestnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia PA 19103
TELEPHONE: 267-386-7024
EMAIL ADDRESS: akrutoff@cityyear.org

City Year Rhode Island
CONTACT NAME: Audra Lavoie
CONTACT TITLE: Recruitment Manager
ADDRESS: 77 Eddy Street, 2nd Floor, Providence RI 02903
TELEPHONE: 401-454-3749
EMAIL ADDRESS: alavoie@cityyear.org

City Year Washington, DC
CONTACT NAME: Samantha Traverso
CONTACT TITLE: Recruitment Coordinator
ADDRESS: 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1130, Washington DC 20009
TELEPHONE: 202-742-5273
EMAIL ADDRESS: straverso@cityyear.org