Friday, April 25, 2014

Jumpstart Corps Member + Award

 Earn $12/hour AND a $1,175 AmeriCorps Education Award by becoming a Jumpstart Corps Member. As a Jumpstart Corps Member you will work directly in a preschool classroom for the entire school year to help prepare children for Kindergarten. Corps Members serve on a team with other UC Berkeley students, and together they implement activities in the classroom to build language, literacy, and social-emotional skills with the children. Corps Members complete extensive training, gain hands-on experience, as well as invaluable problem solving, communication, leadership, and relationship building skills.

We are looking for UC Berkeley students from all majors who can commit 12 hours a week. Students must be eligible for work-study. Students must be available during one of the following time blocks, and be open to participating in weekly meetings that occur in the evening.

i. Tuesday/Thursday 8:00-12:30pm
ii. Tuesday/Thursday 12:30-5:00pm
iii. Wednesday/Friday 8:00-12:30pm
iv. Wednesday/Friday 12:30-5:00pm or 1:30-6:00pm

Apply online at

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until August 15th. Interviews will occur July 21st through the end of August.

Questions? Email Alexandra Aja at