Become a Public Ally


You're The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For

Public Allies Indianapolis offers the nationally-recognized Public Allies AmeriCorps Apprenticeship program. This 10-month apprenticeship program combines full-time AmeriCorps service at a local nonprofit organization with intensive personal and professional development.

The Public Allies program develops young leadership through program components that build the following core values:

Focus on Assets
Diversity & Inclusion
Continuous Learning

Want to be a Public Ally?

Do you have a passion to make a difference and the desire to lead? We show young leaders how to turn their passions, unique skills, experiences, and commitment to making a difference in their community into a viable career path. We offer Allies a chance to gain "real world" experience in a supportive learning environment. Each year we identify people of widely diverse backgrounds to join our program.

The 10-month program includes:

Full-time, AmeriCorps apprenticeships in local nonprofit organizations, where apprentices create, improve and expand services that address diverse issues such as youth development, education, public health, economic development, and the environment.

A rigorous leadership development curriculum delivered by community leaders, practitioners and educators.

A monthly living allowance of $1,500.

Eligibility for health care insurance, child care assistance, and interest-free student loan forbearance.

An education award of $5,920 after successfully completing the program to pay back student loans or pay for future education.

Applications for the 2018-2019 year have closed. 
Contact Vicki Rubio if you are interested in serving during the 2019-2020 service year. Applications for service will be open in April, 2019.