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Jumpstart Corps Member Reviews

Updated 13 de Oct 2019

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4.5
99%
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Jumpstart CEO Naila Bolus (no image)
Naila Bolus
16 Ratings
  1. "It was great seeing the kids make progressively"

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    Former Employee - Corps Member in Upland, CA

    I worked at Jumpstart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Being able to work directly with the children involved in the program and seeing them make progress over time was amazing

    Cons

    Your experiences may vary depending on the teacher in the classroom

    Jumpstart2019-10-13
  2. "Rewarding position"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Corps Member in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

    I worked at Jumpstart part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Meaningful connections with kids Gives you experience working in schools

    Cons

    Big time commitment Americorps requires lots of hours

    Jumpstart2019-07-16
  3. "Fun place to work"

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    Current Employee - Corps Member in New York, NY

    I have been working at Jumpstart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun place to work, team is excellent

    Cons

    Limited work hours per week

    Jumpstart2019-07-10
  4. "Literacy and writing"

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    Former Employee - Corps Member in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jumpstart part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Seeing children's eyes light up when they finally understood something, learnt a new letter, how to read and write their names. Hours and work study pay

    Cons

    Having to travel to a site during school days.

    Jumpstart2019-05-28
  5. "Needs Improvement"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Corps Member 

    I have been working at Jumpstart full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Mission, Goals are in the right place

    Cons

    Poor management, lack of funding, exploitative of members, extremely poor pay. Then again, it is largely a volunteer program.

    Jumpstart2019-06-04
  6. "Good job while in college"

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    Current Employee - Corps Member in Malibu, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jumpstart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun, and not too difficult

    Cons

    Often get sick from kids, can be draining at times

    Jumpstart2019-03-14
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Best undergrad decision I made"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Corps Member in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jumpstart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Getting paid to make materials is a huge plus, the curriculum has obviously been worked on a lot and perfected.

    Cons

    Loooong training days, sometimes it feels like I'm doing things a very specific and certain way just to make Jumpstart happy.

    Jumpstart2019-01-09
  8. "Jumpstart"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Corps Member in Washington, DC

    I worked at Jumpstart for less than a year

    Pros

    Get good experience with working with children

    Cons

    Paid little for the work.

    Jumpstart2018-10-30
  9. "Corps Member"

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    Current Employee - Corps Member in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jumpstart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    the people there are so amazing

    Cons

    nothing really, it can be hard to deal with kids sometimes

    Advice to Management

    keep doing a great job

    Jumpstart2018-07-23
  10. "Awesome place to volunteer with preschoolers!"

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    Former Employee - Corps Member in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jumpstart part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work with other corp members, there is also a stipend at the end when you complete your hours.

    Cons

    It is mandatory to complete 300 hours of service. It is only part-time.

    Advice to Management

    More hours to volunteer/work.

    Jumpstart2018-07-17
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