Jumpstart is a Probation Ministry under Christian Job Corps Bandera County. We work hand in hand with the Bandera County Probation office to bring life and job skills to probationers and parolees. 

Currently our program is equipped to assist only women. We are looking to expand the program to men in the next year as well as inmates that are currently in our county jail. 

New session to start March 21, 2023

Bi-Annual Book Drive

Fill a need in our county jail

We are looking for 2 Volunteers to help process the books according to the standards of the Bandera County Jail If you are interested in helping us sort through donations, please contact text BD Volunteer to 830-326-1457

Staff Volunteer, Carla O’Dell has spoken to the Bandera County Jail Administrator; he has given us approval to provide updated reading materials for the jail library. Faithful Volunteer, Aurora will be helping gather books for this service project. We have also spoken to the Bandera County Library and Helping Hand; both are willing to provide overflow books to our organization in order to help fill this need. This need was identified by one of our Jumpstart alumnae.

If anyone is inclined to donate books for this project, these are the foremost requirements: