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CYC Staff & AmeriCorps Service Opportunities

Colorado Youth for a Change invests in its staff and members and offers competitive pay, benefits, and professional development opportunities. Browse our open positions below!

Staff benefits at Colorado Youth for a Change

Colorado Youth for a Change cares about our staff! Working for CYC is both rewarding and values employees with valuable benefits and time off to take care of themselves. Our benefits include:

  • Three weeks of paid vacation per year
  • 9 days of paid sick time per year
  • Paid winter and spring breaks every year
  • Employee premiums for medical and dental insurance paid by CYC
  • Retirement plan with CYC matching up to 3%
  • Company paid parking
  • Plus other great benefits!

Interested in AmeriCorps? Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are now open. Use the buttons below to learn more about each program and apply!

Early Learning Corps

Early literacy and numeracy tutoring for 3-5 year-olds

Reading Corps

Daily reading instruction in groups of 1-2 for kindergarten-3rd grade students

Math Corps

Small-group math tutoring for 4th-8th grade students

Corps for a Change

Attendance and engagement support for high school students

Benefits of serving with AmeriCorps at Colorado Youth for a Change

AmeriCorps service makes a difference for the students we serve and for the members that serve with us! Benefits of service include:

  • Monthly stipend of $2,494 (pre-tax)
  • Free and immediate health insurance
  • Eli Segal Education award of up to $5,176 for completing the 1200-hour term
  • Federal Loan forbearance
  • Transportation assistance
  • Professional development and training
  • Access to the Member Assistance Program that provides free, 24/7 phone counseling and 3 free in-person telehealth sessions
  • Plus other great benefits!


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