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Our stories

Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

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Q&A with Recruitment Officer Esau Raditsela
October 1, 2020

Get a behind the scenes look at our recruitment process with Recruit Officer Esau Raditsela.

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City Year South Africa service leaders smiling holding posters at a school
The Corps
In the World of Children, it’s the Small Heartfelt Touches that Create Big Meaningful Change
July 29, 2020

Hear from a service leader why the hard work of City Year South Africa is all worth it.

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Service leaders in red jackets taking the City Year pledge
The Corps
Honouring Youth and Celebrating Youth in Service
June 5, 2019

Seventy-two young people receive their red jacket, the City Year South Africa signature uniform piece that is earned through commitment…

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Back of a service leader t-shirt that says: We Serve To Work #YouthService
The Corps
The Amathuba Programme
January 5, 2019

Learn how City Year South Africa’s Amathuba Internship Programme helps young people transition from service to career.

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Service Partners
  • Sekwati primary school logo
  • Tshilidzi Primary school logo
  • Zola Higher Primary School logo
  • Paul Mosaka primary school logo
  • Lyndhurst primary school logo
  • Mikateka logo
  • Rebonwe Primary School logo
Amathuba Partners
  • Camp Sizanani logo
  • Phakamani young minds logo
  • WestRand Youth Development logo
  • Timberland South Africa Logo
  • Aggatu logo