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Promise Coaches Campaign - Get Involved
Get Involved with the Promise Coaches Campaign

There are a number of ways to join the Promise Coaches Campaign.

1.  Host a Workshop

Organizations can apply to host a Promise Coaches Workshop, in which community members are trained to be effective coaches. Organizations must identify a suitable location for training, and must have a minimum of 20-25 interested trainees. 

Sign up to host a Promise Coaches Workshop. Call The Mentoring Partnership at 412-281-2535 or e-mail info@mentoringpittsburgh.org.

2. Become a Promise Coach

Every young person deserves to have a caring adult who can help them succeed in school and in life. Become a Promise Coach, and be a driving force to help young people achieve their educational goals. We'll train you so you can coach them, and together, we'll support student success and make a difference in the lives of thousands of Pittsburgh youth.

Sign up for a Promise Coaches Workshop. Call The Mentoring Partnership at 412-281-2535 or e-mail info@mentoringpittsburgh.org.

3. Become a Community Partner

The Promise Coaches Campaign is now seeking organizational partners to help implement the Campaign. Organizations must host Promise Coaches workshops, distribute related materials, and act as a resource for the Promise Coaches Campaign within their community. As a result of a community organization’s participation as a community partner, they will be reimbursed for their recruitment efforts.

Community Partners must:

  • Assign one staff member as a liaison to the Promise Coaches Campaign. This staff member must attend a 90 minute training session.
  • Support promotion of the campaign by connecting with other community organizations, and displaying Promise Coaches promotional materials.
  • Identify a location for holding training workshops. Locations should comfortably hold at least 25 people, and have a computer with internet access and a projector. Locations must have regular weekend or evening hours, and be handicapped accessible.
  • Identify and provide personnel and space that can be used for child care during training. 
  • Set a goal for training at least 100 Promise Coaches.
  • Host 5-7 workshops in a 6 month period, through coordination with Promise Coaches staff
  • Provide basic supplies such as markers and paper, and light refreshments.

To learn more about becoming a community partner call the servePGH office at 412-255-2280 or e-mail servePGH@pittsburghpa.gov.

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servePGH Office:
Phone: 412-255-2280
Email: servepgh@pittsburghpa.gov

servePGH
City County Building | 414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-255-2280 | servepgh@pittsburghpa.gov

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