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United Way of Greater Cincinnati


COVID-19 continues to create learning barriers for local students; There is a consistent need for fresh, engaging educational content outside the standard curriculum.

Although volunteers may not be able to visit schools in person, United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC) once again will partner with Junior Achievement to utilize an adapted lesson plan that volunteers will share with students virtually cross all seventh-grade Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) classrooms.

How will it work? It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Training will be provided by UWGC, CPS and Junior Achievement to ensure volunteers feel prepared and comfortable with the content. Due to the new structure of this effort, training is mandatory!
  2. Make it your own! Volunteers will record themselves teaching the lesson and submit your videos to Junior Achievement for review by Jan. 22, 2021. We also encourage volunteers to share a little about their career pathways and the challenges and opportunities they faced along the way.
  3. UWGC, Junior Achievement and CPS will review the videos and distribute them across all seventh-grade classrooms to be shared with students during the week of Feb. 15, 2021.
When you sign-up, you'll be provided a link in your confirmation email that will allow you to select your preferred training date. If you have questions or need help, please contact Laura Wells at laura.wells@uwgc.org.

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About United Way of Greater Cincinnati


2400 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45202, US

Mission Statement

United Way is a leader and community catalyst mobilizing the caring power of individuals and organizations to help people measurably improve their lives.


United Way works every day to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a better life - education, income, and health. We concentrate on these critical issues in order to improve lives and strengthen our communities, and ultimately, to make our region the best it can be.

United Way of Greater Cincinnati was founded in 1915. The annual fundraising campaign became a partnership with American Red Cross, Cincinnati Area Chapter, in 1956. Today the organization covers ten counties: Hamilton, Brown, Butler and Clermont in Ohio; Boone, Campbell, Grant, and Kenton in Northern Kentucky; and Dearborn and Ohio counties in Southeast Indiana.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy


Thu Nov 19, 2020 - Fri Jan 22, 2021


Virtual opportunity from your home or office!Cincinnati, OH 45202



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Financial Literacy
  • Storytelling
  • Acting


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour of mandatory virtual training provided by United Way, plus the time it takes to record the lesson (1-2 hours)

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