Jumpstart

Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community Corps members 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.

Become a Brooklyn College Jumpstart Corps Member:

  • Work with preschool children on reading, writing and social skills
  • Earn Federal Work Study (if eligible) or course credit
  • Serve 10-12 hours per week with a team of Brooklyn College students
  • Receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,195 following your service
  • Receive professional training in early education and civic engagement
  • Join a diverse service network, including over 20,000 dedicated alumni

 Apply online (rolling acceptance) at Jstart.org/apply

Site Managers: Christina Koutsourades and Jasmine Clayton

Email: Christina.Koutsourades@jstart.org and Jasmine.Clayton@jstart.org

Address: 2401 James Hall, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210

Phone: 718-951-5000 x 2239

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