Corps Member Application

Please review the position descriptions for the available positions

Biographical Information

(Use your legal name that matches your identification documents)

To enroll as a Jumpstart Corps member, proof of your identity will be required upon acceptance. To enroll as a Jumpstart AmeriCorps member, you must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or legal, permanent resident and be able to provide proof of such status.

(If you do not have a social security number, enter 111-11-1111)
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Mailing Address of Residence during Academic Year

Permanent Mailing Address

Address at which you can always be reached, e.g. parent/guardians' address

Should not be a school email but a Gmail, Yahoo, etc.

Emergency Contact Information

In accordance with federal, state and local regulations governing our work with children, all applicants must consent to a criminal history check, and selection into the program is contingent upon Jumpstart's review of the applicant's criminal history, if any. Criminal history checks may be conducted through federal, state and/or third-party consumer reporting agencies, and may include a fingerprint check or other screening service as mandated by federal, state and local regulations.

Applicants may need to provide health documentation (such as TB tests, vaccinations, and other results) as required by state or local regulation in order to serve in preschool settings


Please list any languages you speak other than English, and for each, indicate level of proficiency:

Short-Answer Questions

Jumpstart works toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. To this end, we train and support caring adults to serve in preschool classrooms with children from low-income backgrounds on language, literacy, social and initiative skills. We are committed to the values of learning, determination, connection, joy, and kindness. In addition, we believe in serving diverse classrooms and communities to create meaningful social change.


Please list the days and times that you are available to work with Jumpstart. Only list your availability between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.


By signing below, I attest that all statements made in this application are accurate and truthful and understand that any misrepresentations or false statements made in this application may result in not being considered for service, and that if not discovered by Jumpstart until after acceptance, such misrepresentations could be grounds for immediate termination. *

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Jumpstart is an equal opportunity organization and encourages applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, political affiliation, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Jumpstart will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals throughout the application process and during Jumpstart service. Accommodation requests should be directed to the Jumpstart office to which you are applying. Jumpstart is a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network. Please note that not all Jumpstart sites are directly supported by AmeriCorps. Please contact the site to which you are applying for more information.