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Together, we can close America’s achievement gap and give every child the tools he or she needs to live full lives and make our world a better place.

Jumpstart relies 100% on college students, community members and others to volunteer their time and expertise to serve children and instill a life-long love of learning and literacy.

All it takes is the desire to make a difference… and you. So, how can you get involved? In a million different ways! We have openings in just about every area of Jumpstart—it’s just a matter of finding the right fit.

Available Positions

College Students & Community Corps Members

Work with small groups of preschool children on language and literacy skills, right in your community, and attend training and service days. The single most powerful experience you can have volunteering is with Jumpstart. 
Apply now! 

Team Leaders

The folks that make Jumpstart move, Team Leaders manage and coach teams of Corps members, plan and implement Jumpstart sessions and facilitate meetings. Apply now!

Volunteer Coordinators

Like people? If you answered with an emphatic, “Yes!” then you’d make a great Coordinator. Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for short and long-term service projects. 
Apply now! 

Event or Project Corps Members

Assist staff with planning, organizing, and day-to-day tasks at Jumpstart’s local offices.

Check a Jumpstart location near you for local volunteer opportunities.





In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Jumpstart will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jumpstart does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.