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Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community volunteers to work with preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a proven curriculum, these children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late. Join us to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed.

Positions with Jumpstart

  • Team Leader
  • Corps Member
  • Program Assistant

Qualifications and Experience

  • Dedication to early childhood education
  • Commitment to service
  • Professionalism

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Potential to earn Work-Study award during term of service
  • AmeriCorps members will be eligible to receive an education award upon completion of their service term based on the hours' commitment level
  • Extensive training in the field of early childhood education
  • Unique opportunity to join a national network of individuals serving young children
  • Invaluable opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young children

How do I sign up?

Apply online at

For more information contact:

Site Manager: Deidre Sears
Academic Core Building: Student Activities Room 1E01E
P. 718-262-2269
F. 718-262-2286

2014-2015 Jumpstart Session at South Jamaica Center
2014-2015 Jumpstart Session at South Jamaica Center I For Children & Parents, Inc.