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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 before it is too late.


Why serve with Jumpstart Pittsburgh?

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• Work directly with preschool children in the Pittsburgh community.
• Join over 100 University of Pittsburgh students committed to social change.
• Earn your entire work study award or volunteer.
• Develop your leadership skills and receive professional training.


Click HERE to Visit the Jumpstart Blog!!


Meet our staff

Senior Site Manager: Thomas Bryant katie Site Manager Shawn Reming

Thomas Bryant
Senior Site Manager
Years with Jumpstart: 2.5
Favorite Childhood book: The Lion and the Little Red Bird

Katie Blackburn
Site Manager
Years with Jumpstart: 1.5
Favorite Childhood book: 12 Dancing Princesses

Shawn Reming
Site Manager
Years with Jumpstart: 1.25
Favorite Childhood book: Harold and the Purple Crayon


Volunteer Information

 

Session Times

Mon/Wed 9:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Mon/Wed 2:00-5:30 p.m.

Tue/Thu 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Tue/Thu 2:00-5:30 p.m.

 

Contact information

Jumpstart Pittsburgh at the University of Pittsburgh

email jump@pitt.edu

Call 412.648.1445

Visit 923 William Pitt Union

 

Apply Now

Jstart.org/apply

OR

Click HERE to fill out our Volunteer Interest form


Jumpstart Families

Click HERE to submit feedback or questions about your Jumpstart experience!


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