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Join Jumpstart: Get Involved in Jumpstart Claremont!

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

  • • 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!

Jumpstart

Available Positions for 2013-2014

  • 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 development
    •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)
    Click here to see the full 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)
    Click here to see the full Team Leader position description
  • Apply here: https://application.jstart.org
  • Volunteer Coordinator
    • Plan community and campus events and activities with the Jumpstart staff
    • Recruit and train student and community volunteers
    • Work 10-12 hours a week in the Jumpstart office and local community
    • Gain valuable leadership training
    • Earn Federal work-study (if qualified)
    • Serve 300 hours and receive an AmeriCorps education award of up to $1,175
    Click here to see the full Volunteer Coordinator 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
    Click here to see the full Program Assistant position description
  • To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Jumpstart@pitzer.edu
  • Jumpstart Materials Manager
    • Work with the Jumpstart staff to support our work in our partner classrooms, assist with preparation duties for classroom implementation, and complete administrative tasks
    • Help manage our Jumpstart supply room; order, create and organize materials
    • Work 5-10 hours a week in the Jumpstart office; flexible schedule
    • Gain non-profit administration skills
    • Learn how to manage a community-based program
    • Must be eligible for work-study
    • Must have excellent organizational skills
  • To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Jumpstart@pitzer.edu