%

of partners say that Allies met or exceeded their objectives as an apprentice.

%

of partner organization are better positioned to carry out their mission as a result of Ally capacity building!

If you are

 

  • Passionate about social justice
  • Dedicated to making a positive impact in local communities
  • Interested in a career in nonprofit management
  • Looking to grow as a leader

 

 

 

Here’s why, our 10-month Americorps program, Public Allies Pittsburgh, is the right fit for you.

 

 

 

What You’ll Do: For 9 months, you will join a diverse cohort of emerging leaders. We’ll immerse you deep into the dynamics of leadership, nonprofit management, and social change. 

 

You will explore the nonprofit sector and work alongside Pittsburgh’s top community leaders to accomplish your most important work yet.

 

 

 

Our program experience includes

 

  • Full-time Placement At A Local Nonprofit
  • Weekly Training
  • Monthly Coaching
  • Team Service Projects
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Monthly Stipend
  • $6195 Toward College or Student Loans
  • Optional Healthcare, SNAP and Childcare Assistance 

 

 

 

 

 

Join A Collective Of Allies That Have Served At 100+ Organizations Such As:

 

  • Carlow University Social Justice Institutes
  • The Oasis Project
  • YouthPlaces
  • Allegheny Partners For Out of School Time 
  • The Heinz Endowments 
  • Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
  • Urbankind Institute
  • Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern PA
  • Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
  • Neighborhood Legal Services
  • The Forbes Funds
  • New Voices For Reproductive Justice
  • Reading Is FUNdamental
  • Kelly Strayhorn Theatre
  • Homewood Children’s Village
  • Friendship Circle
  • Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group

 

 

 

What You will Gain: With experiential training, high-level connections, and tailored coaching along the way, we will make sure you have exactly what YOU need to sustain a fulfilling and impactful career leading change.

 

 

 

Success After Public Allies Pittsburgh 

 

 

 

Our alumni go on to work at amazing places such as:

 

  • City of Pittsburgh
  • The Heinz Endowments
  • Pittsburgh Cares
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • The Forbes Funds

 

 

 

Our alumni earn degrees at universities including:

 

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Point Park University
  • Carlow University
  • Chatham University
  • CCAC

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • GED or higher by program start 
  • Passion for civic engagement & working with diverse communities.
  • An exceptionally strong work ethic
  • Excellent relationship-building skills & ability to work effectively in a team-based environment
  • Eligibility to work in the US

 

 

 

Additional Program Perks:

 

  • $1500 monthly stipend (based on need)
  • $6195 towards college or student loans
  • Healthcare, SNAP, and childcare assistance

 

 

 

Decision Process:

 

  • Complete an Application: Essay, Resume, 2 Recommendations
  • Participate In Virtual Interviews With Our Staff & Partners
  • Accept Offer To Participate
  • Submit Eligibility Documents
  • Start Program

 

 

 

 

 

To Apply: Visit apply.publicallies.org 

 

 

 

To Serve January 2021-October 2021 apply by November 6, 2020

 

To Serve September 2021-June 2022 apply by May 21, 2021

 

 

 

Question/Comments: contact Christian Moore, Manager of Engagement & Talent: recruitpgh@coropittsburgh.org

2019-2020 First Year Allies

 


Charis Alton

Placement: Homewood Children’s Village

 

 


Michael Bowers

Placement: Steel Center for Carers and Technical Education

 

 


Akiliann Bray

Placement: Carlow University Social Justice Institutes

 

 


Diane Brown

Placement: Fair Housing Partnership of Pittsburgh

 

 


Tayla Coulverson

Placement: YouthPlaces

 

 


Dana Crawford

Placement: Neighborhood Legal Services

 

 


Roddetta Drane

Placement: Allegheny Family Network North

 

 


Will Emanuel

Placement: Bible Center Church

 

 


Jessica Friss

Placement: Chatham University Center for Women & Politics

 

 


Jeremy Goldstein

Placement: Scenic Pittsburgh

 

 


Austin Hackman

Placement: Center that CARES

 

 


Miona Harvey
Placement:
Reading Is Fundamental

 

 


Carolyn Hunter

Placement: Hope Academy

 

 


James Jenkins

Placement: The Education Partnership

 

 


Sarah Kanar

Placement: Hazelwood Initiative

 

 


Leanna Lyle

Placement: Youthplaces

 

 


Robert Marks

Placement: InvolveMINT

 

 


David Mitchell

Placement: Computer Reach

 

 

Destiny Perkins
Placement: City of Pittsburgh

 

Billie Jo Richardson
Placement: Bible Center Church

 

Fernando Soriano
Placement: Housing Authority of Pittsburgh

 

Brianna Stalder
Placement: Apraxia’s Kids

 

Cascade Walsh
Placement: Reading Is FUNdamental

 

Stephanie Wright
Placement: Homewood-Brushton YMCA

 

 

 

 

 

2019-2020 Executive Allies

Hannah Berg
Placement: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Azia Bey
Placement: Homewood Children’s Village

 

 

 

Rachel Hermes
Placement: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

Michael Keefe
Placement: Just Harvest

 

 

Rashawna Richards
Placement: Neighborhood Learning Alliance

 

 

David Shoemaker
Placement: YMCA Lighthouse

 

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CONTACT

Public Allies Pittsburgh
26 S. 27th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Christian Moore
Manager of Community Engagement & Training
cmoore@coropittsburgh.org
412-258-3024

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