As an Ally, you'll participate in a 10-month program featuring a 32-hour per week community internship, weekly professional development, monthly service days and group retreats - all to enhance your ability to make positive change. In addition, individuals completing the program gain access to our National Alumni Network to further accelerate your career post-Service. You'll strengthen your networking, collaboration, communication, and project management skills through participation in a Team Service Project. You'll also gain valuable on-the-job experience through your local non-profit internship where you can work to make a difference in the lives of students, families, refugees, veterans and others affected by issues stemming from poverty. Benefits for our members include a $15,000 living stipend over 10 months, free basic health insurance, childcare assistance (if applicable), student loan forbearance and a $5,815 AmeriCorps Education Award for each of our program graduates.