City Year

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hard work, low pay, good cause

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsMeeting people. Also its for a good cause and if you enjoy working with kids you get that opportunity.

ConsThe stipend is very small, almost unlivable.

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    Slightly disorganized, but overall a good experience.

    Corps Member (Current Employee) Baton Rouge, LA (US)

    I have been working at City Year full-time for less than a year


    Pros: The core purpose of City Year - working to support students who show signs of dropping out of high school - makes any of the… Cons: Because the teams at each school are made up of 17-24 year olds, and because the emphasis is on the TEAM, expect to face some… Advice to Senior Management: There needs to be a lot more "bottom-up" feedback and, frankly, there needs to be an awareness of the gender and leadership styles of the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Idealist and well meaning group. Not very effective.

    Program Manager (Former Employee)

    I worked at City Year full-time for more than a year


    Pros: High energy and talent coworkers. Cons: Poor organizational vision. Under-qualified staff. More
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