Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students to serve preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Our proven curriculum helps children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for kindergarten, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late.
Jumpstart NYU Corps member have the unique opportunity to inspire young children to learn, serve in a local community, work on a team and build professional skills. All Corps members receive professional-caliber training to help them implement Jumpstart’s outcome based program, promote children’s school success, and build family involvement. Jumpstart NYU Corps Members serve part-time, 8-10 hours per week, for a full academic year.
For the 2014-2015 academic year, Jumpstart is looking for dedicated students who can serve during one of the following time blocks in both Fall and Spring semesters:
Option 1: Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Option 2: Mondays and Wednesdays: 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Option 3: Tuesdays and Thursdays : 9:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Option 4: Tuesdays and Thursdays : 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Option 5: Wednesdays and Fridays : 9:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
All students hired must meet Jumpstart eligibility requirements and be eligible for Federal Work Study.
Students must pass a criminal background check before they begin training and classroom work.
For more information, contact Jumpstart NYU Site Manager: