Service Year + Companies

More than 84 percent of the 80 million millennials in America consider how a company acts before buying their products.

Supporting service years isn’t just good… it’s good business.

Ways to get involved:

  • Become an Employer of National Service and offer employment to national service members
  • Market your brand alongside service years and recruit and the next generation to do a service year
  • Invest funds to grow service year opportunities, nationally or in your backyard
  • Supply product to service year corps members as they serve in communities across the US
  • Invest funds to support and grow Service Year Alliance
  • Provide vision and leadership on how to make service years a part of American life

Service Year Alliance is collaborating with corporate partners and powerful brands to reach millennials in their own markets. Over the next four years, we will reach and inspire tens of millions of Americans. Brand partners will be featured as sponsors on numerous platforms, including viral videos, advertisements, and events.

Here are some examples of how companies have rolled up their sleeves to help young people serve:

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Cisco invested its resources and expertise to build the Service Year Exchange (SYx), a first-of-its-kind tech platform for young people to find service years and for organizations to find young people to power their organization.

 

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Airbnb is helping to eliminate one of the biggest challenges for young people in choosing to do a service year: relocating. Airbnb is providing temporary housing to service year corps members to make their transition easier. Read more about our partnership and learn how Airbnb is opening doors to service year corps members.

 

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Starbucks is focused on helping opportunity youth (16-24 year olds not in school or work) to enter the workforce. We teamed up to build a city-level demonstration in Chicago for how service years can be a pathway for opportunity youth to gain skills, improve their community, and advance their careers.

 

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Comcast invested $1M in advertisements and helped get the service year message to thousands of televisions and living rooms across America.

 

If you would like to explore how to engage your brand in the service year movement, contact Amy McIsaac at amcisaac@serviceyear.org.

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Service Year + Companies
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