Program Associate, Jumpstart

Washington D.C. (US)
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service aims to integrate civic engagement into George Washington University’s educational work. One manner in which we engage local needs is through the ongoing service program, Jumpstart. Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community volunteers to work with preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a research based curriculum, Jumpstart children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it’s too late.

Reporting to the Jumpstart Site Manager, the Jumpstart Program Associate will support the Site Manager in the oversight of day-to-day operations of the campus Jumpstart program in order to ensure that Jumpstart Quality Standards and guidelines are achieved and that the program is meeting grant requirements. The incumbent is responsible for the following:

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.