Jumpstart Americorps Member


(38.904087,-77.03153)
 

Cause Areas

When

Fri May 25, 2018 08:30 AM - Fri Aug 10, 2018 05:00 PM

Where

1101 14th Street NWSuite 1001Washington, DC 20005

About

ABOUT JUMPSTART
Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains 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. Learn more at www.jstart.org.

ABOUT THE POSITION
Jumpstart Corps members have the unique opportunity to inspire young children to learn, serve in a local community, collaborate with others on a team, and build professional skills. All Corps members receive high quality training to help them implement Jumpstart’s outcome-based program, promote children’s school success, and build family engagement. This position serves vulnerable populations, i.e. preschool children. Earn a $1,230.69 Education Award at the end of your service and a small stipend.

CORPS MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES
Corps members complete an intensive commitment and make a substantial impact in the lives of young children. During the summer, Corps members serve 300 hours, 35 hours per week.

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 300 hours in 11 weeks

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