Program Components:Full-Time Paid Social Sector PlacementAllies serve in a nonprofit or government setting 4 days a week, where they develop new skills, learn the day-to-day operations of their organization, expand their professional networks, and increase their understanding of the issues that their communities are facing. Leadership Development TrainingWeekly training sessions, delivered by active community leaders and subject matter experts. Team Service ProjectsGroups of 7-10 Allies focus on a community, explore its assets and collaborate with a local organization to develop and implement a long-term service project to be carried out over 10 months. Professional Development CoachingEach Ally works with a staff member to identify post-program education and/or employment goals. Allies and coaches meet regularly to determine appropriate strategies and track progress. QualificationsApplicants must be at least 17 years old, have a high school diploma or G.E.D. by September of the program year, and eligible to work in the U.S.
Please fill out this nomination form to the best of your ability. If you have questions or technical difficulties, please contact Naomi Tannenbaum (Site Director, Public Allies Pittsburgh) at firstname.lastname@example.org