You’re What He/She Needs to Succeed: Work with Preschoolers!


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Oct 24, 2016 - Thu May 04, 2017

Where

1101 14th Street NWSuite 1001Washington, DC 20005


About

A Great Opportunity for Older Adults, Veterans, Minority Males, and or Young Professionals to Work with Preschoolers of the District of Columbia! Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits community volunteers to work with preschool children (ages 3-5 years old) in underserved neighborhoods. Jumpstart welcomes community volunteers in the District of Columbia area to help us achieve our mission by joining. Help us to ensure that every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed!

Washington, DC Community Corps Program:

  • Work on a team of 5-7 volunteers, make connections, and build lasting friendships
  • Work directly with preschool children ages 3-5 on language and literacy skills
  • Twice a week (Tuesday-Thursday 3:30-5pm), you'll read with preschoolers, play games, and spend time in their classrooms

DC Readers Program:

  • Work directly with preschool children ages 3-5 on language and literacy skills
  • Take the time to step away from the office and connect with preschoolers to gain perspective and re-energize
  • Once a week during the school year (Wednesday or Thursday), afterschool hours for 45 minutes you'll read with preschoolers, play games, and spend time in their classrooms

Requirements:

  • Desire to work with 3-5-year-old pre-school children! (no previous formal experience necessary)
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Strong language and communication skills
  • Commitment to community service
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Be a positive force in a child's life and in your community
  • Tuberculosis (TB)Test
  • Criminal Background Check

To apply, www. application.jstart.org *Select Washington DC Community Corps or contact Jamarl D. Clark, Washington, D.C. Community Corps Manager jamarl.clark@jstart.org , 202. 223.7050 (Please indicate under the comment section which program you would like to join, Washington, DC Community Corps or DC Readers Program)

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
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