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Jumpstart For Young Children

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ABOUT JUMPSTART
Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. We provide language, literacy, and social-emotional programming for preschool children from under-resourced communities and promote quality early learning for all children. 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$1,311.11 Education Award at the end of your service after completing 300 hours and a small stipend.

WAGE
$1,311.11 Education Award at the end of your service and a small stipend

HOW TO APPLY
To apply, go to https://my.jstart.org/apply/ (Under Service Details Choose-Service Year-2019-2020-> Program Season- Summer Program-> State- DC -> Sites- Washington DC- Summer-> Corps Member Role- Corps Member)

For more information or questions, contact Vida Awasom, Community and Partnerships Manager at vida.awasom@jstart.org

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About Jumpstart For Young Children

Location:

1101 14th Street NW, Suite 1001, Washington, DC 20005, US

Mission Statement

At Jumpstart, we know that every child is born with the potential to succeed in school and in life. We also know that the foundation for that success is established in the early years, before a child enters kindergarten. To cultivate a child's social, emotional and intellectual readiness, Jumpstart brings college students and community volunteers together with preschool children for year long, individualized tutoring and mentoring. Since 1993, more than 70,000 preschool children across America have benefited from millions of hours of Jumpstart service. This year alone, Jumpstart volunteers are serving more than one million hours with 15,000 preschool children in 80 communities across America. Today, Jumpstart is recognized as a one of the nation's leading nonprofit organization in the field of early childhood education. Support us as we work toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed

Description

Jumpstart is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. To support this mission, we bring college students and community volunteers together with preschool children in low-income communities for a full school year of individualized mentoring and tutoring. Jumpstart's research-based curriculum is focused on building language, literacy, social and emotional skills in preschool children, while providing our volunteers with a rewarding way to have lasting impact in their communities.

To strengthen and sustain our program, Jumpstart works with education partners and sponsors in mutually beneficial collaborations.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

Mon Jun 01, 2020 - Fri Aug 14, 2020
08:45 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

1101 14th Street NWSuite 1001Washington, DC 20005

(38.90409,-77.03153)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • English

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Jumpstart Corps Members complete an intensive commitment. During the summer, Corps Members serve 40 hours per week for 12 weeks.
  • You must be enrolled into a college or university, pass a background check, and commit to about 40 hours per week for 12 weeks. Attend ONE week of training before starting.

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