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The Department

Introducing the Alumni Relations and Development (ARD) department. This all-new department was designed to engage and activate thousands of Jumpstart alumni across the country. The department will look to provide services and opportunities at a much greater scale than ever before. To accomplish these goals the ARD team decided on a foundation of Community, Knowledge, Opportunity. 

Maria Monarrez

Sr. Director of Alumni Relations and Development, Maria Monarrez supports Jumpstart’s workforce development, family engagement, and alumni engagement. She was first involved in Jumpstart as a Team Leader, then became Jumpstart’s UCLA Site Manager. There, she prepared and engaged hundreds of undergraduate university students to work with preschool children from culturally disenfranchised neighborhoods.

Kevin Nieves

Operations Associate of Strategic Partnerships & Programming, Kevin Nieves supports Jumpstart’s workforce development, family engagement, and alumni engagement. He was previously the Manager of Public Programs at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan where he led the curation and design of the Education team’s Public Programs as well as co-curate and design multiple exhibits.

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Early Learning Coordinator at PMG

Public Media Group of Southern California (PMGSC) is looking for an Early Learning Coordinator to join our growing organization. If you have experience with early learning, planning, and facilitating, then submit your cover letter and resume today! Click for their website.

Education Services Associate

The Education Associate will provide administrative and project support for all Education Services Department initiatives, providing content, resources and services to support teaching and learning for educators, students, parents and learners of all ages in our community, with special focus on early childhood, K-12, Adult Basic Education, professional development, and community engagement. Resources are distributed free-of-charge and leverage high-quality public media content adapted for instructional use, supported by outreach efforts and in-person trainings. Click for their website.

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