Washington, D.C.


Apply to be an Ally

We are looking for diverse local leaders. Allies earn a monthly stipend of $1,650, an education award of $5,815, and invaluable leadership and work experience.

Allies serve four days per week in a nonprofit and one day per week in training throughout the 10-month apprenticeship. Many of our allies recruit volunteers, help launch new programs, and/or help connect communities to services. Successful candidates are motivated to use their work/life experiences to create sustainable community change.

Contact Samia El-Osta at apply-dc@publicallies.org for more information.

Becoming a Partner

We’re currently recruiting partners for our 2016-2017 program year (September 2016 - June 2017).

Host Partners commit to hosting a Public Ally AmeriCorps Member for a 10-month period, providing quality work and supervision, and in return, increase their capacity; connect with other nonprofit partners; and help shape some of our region's brightest minds. More information is available here.

To begin exploring a hosting partnership, please visit our Partnership Guide. You can view a list of 2016-17 Hosting Partners here.

Contact partners-dc@publicallies.org for more information

Support Public Allies

It's an exciting time to get involved with Public Allies Washington, DC.  We have a wide range of opportunities, whether you have one hour to contribute or you are looking for an ongoing volunteer opportunity. We also have opportunities for individuals and groups. You can:    

  • Serve as a guest speaker or conduct an informational interview with an Ally.
  • Mentor an Ally. More information is available here. Application is available here.
  • Connect us to prospective partners, Allies, and other supporters. 
  •  Join our local advisory board.  Be an ambassador for Public Allies and partner in building our sustainability. Click here for more information.     
  • Donate. Support our efforts to build a vibrant, sustainable, leadership pipeline that prepares young leaders for careers and social change. You can support an Ally, a service day, a six-month service partnership, alumni engagement, or any of our other programs. No donation is too small.
  • Share a new opportunity that may not be listed above.

Contact Public Allies DC at infodc@publicallies.org for more information.


Upcoming Events 2016-2017

Meet the Allies
November 2, 5:30-7:30 PM
Pepco Edison Place Gallery
RSVP here

Take a look at some of our current allies serving the community. 


Contact Us

Public Allies Washington, D.C.
1900 L Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036

(202) 683-1301


Valerie Jiggetts, Program Manager - Training Lead

202-683-1301 xt 1001

Nakeisha Neal Jones, Executive Director
(202) 683-1302

Samia El-Osta, Program Manager - Recruitment Lead
(202) 683-1303