Older Adults 55+ Needed to Work with Children and Earn a Stipend!

  • Los Angeles, CA, US

Interested in getting involved or want more information? Contact us today! (213) 387-5505

Tomorrow's scientists, teachers, entrepreneurs, and leaders are getting their start today. Unfortunately, not all children begin the race of life on equal footing. We have the power to change this. Research shows that the foundation of success starts early. At Jumpstart you'll join a national network of caring adults working to close America's achievement gap before it's too late.

Jumpstart is looking for enthusiastic older adults 55 and greater to make a difference in a child's life! Foster Grandparent members often join Jumpstart directly in the communities where they live, fostering even deeper connections with the children and families they serve. Our partner preschools are located in East LA, Central/South LA, and Compton in neighborhoods such as Historic South Central, South Park, University Park, Vermont Square, Pico Union, Westlake, Echo Park, and Boyle Heights.

Benefits of Jumpstart Foster Grandparent Program

  • Work with preschool children (ages 3-5) on reading, writing, and social skills
  • Earn a stipend and travel reimbursement for your service
  • Receive professional training in education and community leadership
  • Collaborate with a team of your peers and build friendships

Interested in getting involved or want more information? Contact us today! (213) 387-5505

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  • 1625 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 1050
    Los Angeles, CA, US 90015
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  • Start and end dates:

    August 2016 - June 2017
  • Duration:

    3 months or longer
  • Time commitment:

    A lot (10+ hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays
  • Schedule:

    Fixed schedule

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