Entrepreneur Programming Associate -- SEED SPOT Phoenix/Public Allies

Public Allies Arizona

About the organization

Public Allies Arizona is changing the face and practice of leadership throughout Phoenix and Tucson communities by demonstrating our conviction that everyone can lead, and that lasting change results when citizens of all backgrounds step up, take responsibility and work together.

We are a 10-month AmeriCorps program that places emerging young leaders at local nonprofits for full-time paid apprenticeships. Although we are affiliated with Arizona State University, Allies come from many backgrounds and do not need to attend ASU. Our mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it.


This position will help SEED SPOT in scaling virtual programming to serve 3,200 impact driven entrepreneurs and improve program delivery by streamlining communication, processes, and procedures that focus on building and stewarding partner relationships.

The Ally will be responsible for developing processes aimed at optimizing the internal operational and administrative programs to ensure that SEED SPOT and our entrepreneurs succeed. The Ally will accomplish this by distributing assets across the team to optimize existing resources and to create new efficiencies, as well as conducting evaluations of said processes. The member will also be responsible for evaluating the 2-Day Launch Camp as an entrepreneur and as a facilitator.
Public Allies is a national movement committed to advancing social justice and equity by engaging and activating the leadership of all people.

When you join Public Allies, you join a national network of inspiring leaders dedicated to practicing six core values of Diversity/Inclusion, Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Integrity, Building on Assets, and Innovation. We want our Allies to learn, grow, and lead in diverse and challenging environments.

Our intensive program starts in the fall and runs through summer. Allies who are selected invest 10 months in nonprofit and community-based organizations, while receiving valuable leadership and professional training.


AmeriCorps Allies are individuals from our communities who are committed to making a difference through service, and who are looking for an opportunity to build skills and a network of emerging grassroots leaders. Our AmeriCorps Ally program, which generally lasts 10 months and is a paid opportunity with benefits, is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, criminal record, political affiliation, marital or parental status, military service, community, or social affiliations. Anyone over 17 years with a high school diploma or GED, & who is a U.S. citizen or has permanent residency, is welcome to apply.

Program Benefits Include:
- Being a part of the AmeriCorps national service network
- A monthly living stipend (amount varies by location)
- $6,195 Eli Segal Education Award
- Student loan forbearance or deferment
- Paid healthcare
- Childcare subsidy
- Networking with nonprofit and community leaders
- Leadership skills training

Our Allies gain valuable leadership skills and professional experience, set personal and professional goals, receive training and coaching, and plan for their future to help them achieve their potential. You will use your new leadership skills to help strengthen the organization you are placed with, as well as connect to leaders and organizations in your community to help address real issues. Public Allies bases our selection of applicants on Core Competencies.


1427.9/month (before taxes)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

How to Apply:
To apply please visit our website at: http://apply.publicallies.org/
Or contact our Recruitment Program Manager at: [email protected] for more information.

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