Public Allies Pittsburgh Nomination Form
Do you know an emerging leader?
Help them gain the skills, experience, and connections needed to make a local impact through our 10-month apprenticeship program, Public Allies Pittsburgh.
Full-Time Paid Field Placement
Allies 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.
Program participants earn a monthly taxable stipend of $2000 and a $6195 education award toward college or student loans. Participants have an option for fully paid healthcare and may qualify for SNAP benefits and childcare assistance.
Community Organizing and Leadership Training
Weekly training sessions, delivered by active community leaders and subject matter experts.
Team Service Projects
Groups of 5 -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 Coaching
Each 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.
Applicants must be at least 17 years old, have a high school diploma or G.E.D. by program start and eligible to work in the U.S.
Public Allies Pittsburgh is a 10-month AmeriCorps program, operated in a partnership between Coro Pittsburgh & Public Allies National. Our mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it.
Application deadline is November 10th for the service term of October 2022-Sept 2023.