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Summer Success: Public Allies

Company Description: Public Allies, Inc. is a national AmeriCorps program with Public Allies Cincinnati being one of its 25 sites that focuses on leadership development with the vision of a more perfect Union that includes all of us. Our mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it. This innovative program is designed for emerging leaders who are seeking opportunities to gain transferable skills and real-world experience in the nonprofit field. Since its inception in 1998, Public Allies Cincinnati has graduated over 500 Allies, partnered with more than 80 area agencies, and provided services to over 750,000 residents.

Position Title: AmeriCorps Public Ally
Compensation: $1,500/monthly
Location: Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Area

Job Description: As a Public Ally, the individual will serve a full-time 10-month apprenticeship (January – October) at a local nonprofit organization, participate in professional and personal development trainings, and complete a team service project that focuses on one of the neighborhoods in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area. Public Allies use their new leadership skills to help strengthen their placement organization, as well as connect to leaders and organizations in the community to help address real issues. During the program year, there will also be 3 team building retreats and 3 service days that Allies are expected to participate in.

Program requirements are as follows:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have at minimum a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have a passion for community service

Benefits to Being an Ally:

  • Earn a monthly stipend of $1,500
  • Receive the Segal Education Award valued at $6,095 upon successful completion of program
  • Receive child care assistance, healthcare, and student loan deferment during your term of service
  • Develop a network of diverse, passionate people, and community leaders

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This event is open to all Arts and Sciences Students and will be particularly beneficial to those in these Career Communities:

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This program contributes to the development of these Career Readiness Competencies:

  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Digital Technology
  • Career Management