Jumpstart

Jumpstart
Until Every Child in America Enters School Prepared to Succeed

About Jumpstart

Jumpstart is a national AmeriCorps program that trains and places college students in teams to serve preschools in low-income neighborhoods for an academic year. Our mission is to work toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed.


Get Involved In Jumpstart

Looking for a rewarding, fun and challenging position? Apply for Jumpstart! AmeriCorps Positions Available:

  • Jumpstart Corp Members: Work with preschool children on reading, writing and social skills. Earn Federal Work Study, Receive professional training, serve 10-12 hours per week, and receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award once you receive 300 hours.  If interested apply at www.jstart.org/apply in order to be considered.

Questions? Please email Rochelle Yancey at ryancey@gwu.edu or call 202-994-0833.


Contact Us

Email: jstart@gwu.edu
Phone: (202) 994-0833
Fax: (202) 994-7067
800 21st St NW Suite 505, Washington DC 20052

You can also find more information about JumpStart on our Wordpress site.