How to Join

Jumpstart is currently recruiting Corps Member positions for the 2014 – 2015 academic year.Corps member with child

Jumpstart is an early literacy program that connects college students as tutors & mentors with 3-5 year old preschool children from low-income communities.

Corps members
As a Corps member, you will work with a small group of children for the entire academic year. Corps members focus on improving the skills of children that are necessary for future success. Corps members work on teams of their UW peers and are supported by a Team Leader. Corps members will read stories, sing songs and play games that support young children’s school readiness skills. Positions are typically open through the fall quarter.

Benefits Include:

  • Earn $11/ hour for work-study eligible students
  • Earn a $1,195 scholarship for serving 300 hours -Earn academic credit
  • Work closely with other UW students -Work in the Seattle Community in a high-need preschool
  • Make a difference in the life of a child! Learn more about becoming a Corps member!

To get more details, including how to apply and be accepted, attend an Information Session and fill out an Online Application.


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