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.

Program Components:

Full-Time Paid Social Sector 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.

 

Leadership Development Training
Weekly training sessions, delivered by active community leaders and subject matter experts.

 

Team Service Projects
Groups 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 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.

 

Qualifications
Applicants must be at least 17 years old, have a high school diploma or G.E.D. by 9/2017, be and eligible to work in the U.S.

 

Compensation

  • $1,400 monthly stipend (taxable)
  • $5,730 Education Award available upon program completion that can be used to further education or applied towards existing Federal Student Loans
  • Access to Health Care

 

CURRENT COHORT

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EVENTS

APPLY

Click here to learn about applications and deadlines.

NOMINATE

Nominate a Public Ally.

CONTACT

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

Sarah Collier Site Director Manager sarahc@publicallies.org 412-258-3021

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NEWS

Public Allies Pittsburgh Grad-U-Action 2016 Highlights

On June 24th, 2016, Coro Pittsburgh opened the doors of our new space at 26 South 27th Street in Pittsburgh's famous South Side to friends, family, supervisors, and mentors of the 2015-2016 Class of Public Allies. During the course of this program year, 15 First Year...

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