Join Jumpstart at York College this fall semester!

How can you make a difference as a York College student? Looking for an opportunity to volunteer? Like working with children?
Join Jumpstart at York College this fall semester!


Jumpstart Corps Members serve part-time, 8-12 hours per week, during the school year, including:

  • Working with a team of York students to run literacy and language-based activities with preschool children
  • Serving as a teacher’s aide in a preschool classroom during the school day
  • Participating in community volunteer events throughout the year

What do I need to join Jumpstart?

  • Dedication to early childhood education
  • Commitment to community service (ability to fulfill a yearlong community service commitment through both the Fall and Spring Semesters)
  • Professionalism (availability, dependability, and willingness to be flexible)

What’s in it for me?

  • Potential to earn Work-Study award during term of service, if eligible
  • AmeriCorps education award upon completion of service term, $1,000 (apply this money towards tuition, books or other education-related expenses)
  • Extensive training in the field of early childhood education
  • Invaluable opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young children
  • Career development through networking events and professional development trainings.

When can I volunteer with Jumpstart?

As you register for Fall 2014, you must be available during one of Jumpstart’s session times:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 9am-12:30pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-12:30pm

How do I sign up?

Apply online at

For more information contact:
Sabrina Persaud Site Manager
Student Activities – 1E01 718-262-2269