Operation Jump Start Offers You The Opportunity to Make a Difference Through Mentoring!
2012-01-17 · By Editor
Make a difference today and become a mentor! OPERATION JUMP START is recruiting college educated volunteers who would like to share their time with a promising child from the Long Beach area!
The mission of Operation Jump Start (OJS) is to provide structure and resources for disadvantaged youth to reach their potential through a college education. OJS provides 1 to 1 mentoring to 6th – 12 grade students from the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD). Founded in 1994, OJS has positively impacted the lives of vulnerable youth, as well as countless community volunteers, each of whom chose to make a difference in the life of a child.
Among OJS mentoring program graduates…
- 100% on-time high school graduation
- 98% attendance at college immediately following high school graduation
- 85% attendance at a four-year college or university among first time college attendees
- Received over $150,000 in college scholarships
If you are interested in learning more about our program please visit our website at www.operationjumpstart.org. Feel free to join our group on Facebook at “Operation Jump Start Mentoring” and follow us on Twitter at “OJS_mentoring” . You can also visit our office between the hours of 9 am – 5 pm at 3515 Linden Ave. Long Beach CA 90807 or call (562) 988 – 2131 and we will be happy to assist you.