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.
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 a Jumpstart NYU Site Manager: