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Jumpstart School Year

Corps members complete an intensive commitment and make a substantial impact in the life of a young child. During the school year, Corps members participate in the following activities:

  • Serve part-time, 10-15 hours per week, during the school year, including:
  • Jumpstart sessions with a team and small groups of children, 4 hours per week (two sessions per week for two hours each)
    Team planning meetings and session preparation, which includes planning, reflection, and/or training, 2-3 hours per week
    2-5 hours each week in a preschool classroom during the regular school day
    1 hour of individual planning and preparation for Jumpstart sessions
  • Communicate with children’s family
  • Participate in intensive pre-service and on-going trainings
  • Attend periodic service days, often held on weekends