Cost: Free | SSI or ITIN REQUIRED: Yes

Eligibility: Currently live in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Development, Have a GED or High School diploma, Be between the ages of 18-24, Be a U.S. citizen or have legal resident status, You CANNOT have a bachelor’s degree, Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19


1. Environmental Studies

Green City Force is an AmeriCorps program that engages young adults from low income communities in national service related to the environment. In doing so, we prepare them for sustainable careers, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and building the green city we want to see.

Service Corps Members receive:

$1,800 monthly stipend
Unlimited monthly Metrocard
GCF Uniform AmeriCorps Segal Education Award, approximately $3,000 for continuing your education and training Wraparound supportive services Alumni and career services