You have a passion for making a difference. You want to use your skills and experiences to help others and improve your community. Above all, you have a desire to lead. Public Allies Delaware is here for you. Our 10-month full-time AmeriCorps program can help get you on a pathway to furthering your education and career, while expanding your leadership skills and influence.
Our program participants are placed in full-time apprenticeships at local nonprofits, where they create, improve, or expand services that address youth development, education, public health, economic development, or the environment. They also assist neighborhoods in the planning and implementation of community-led projects and participate in weekly workshops to expand their skills and knowledge as leaders.
Change your life, change our communities, and change the world!
Our leadership development program will challenge and support you in becoming a leader who connects across social boundaries, facilitates collaborative action, recognizes and mobilizes community assets, commits to continuous learning and innovation, and is accountable to those you work with and serve. Additionally you’ll get personalized coaching to pursue your education and career goals, build relationships with a network of local leaders, and become a part of a national movement of leaders working for change.
As an AmeriCorps Member you are eligible to receive a $15,000 living allowance, health insurance, forbearance of qualified student loans, and upon successful completion of the program, a $5,775 education award. You may also qualify for help with child care expenses.