Join Jumpstart

Jumpstart Claremont is looking for dedicated and passionate students to join our team.

  • A PItzer student reads with a young child.Inspire children to develop a love of learning
  • Provide individualized attention to help children develop skills to succeed in school
  • Work on a team of peers in your community
  • Receive 60 hours of professional training
  • Join a national network of college students and an award-winning non-profit
  • Serve as an AmeriCorps member and receive an education award of up to $1,174.60
  • Work-study students encouraged to apply; volunteer positions also available
  • No prior experience necessary
  • Help to close the achievement gap in education and change the life of a child!

Available Positions

Corps Member

  • Work one-to-one with 2-3 partner children for the academic year
  • Work with a team of your peers, led by a team leader
  • Gain valuable training in teaching, early education, and professional developmen
  • Serve 300 hours and receive an AmeriCorps education award of up to $1,175
  • Earn academic course credit (if qualified)
  • Earn Federal work-study (if qualified)

Complete Corps member position description

Apply here: https://application.jstart.org

Team Leader

  • Plan and implement the Jumpstart session (training provided)
  • Lead a group of 4-6 Corps Members and shape the identity of your team
  • Gain valuable leadership training and connect with awesome people
  • Serve 300 hours and receive an AmeriCorps education award of up to $1,175
  • Earn academic course credit (if qualified)
  • Earn Federal work-study (if qualified)

Complete Team Leader position description

Apply here: https://application.jstart.org

Program Assistant

  • Work with the Jumpstart staff to support team’s work in the classroom, assist with trainings, and complete administrative tasks
  • Work 10-15 hours a week in the Jumpstart office
  • Gain non-profit administration skills
  • Learn how to design and run a community engagement program
  • Must be eligible for work-study

Complete Program Assistant position description

To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Jumpstart@pitzer.edu