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Junior Achievement of Maine

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JA volunteer in Elementary classroom

As the 2017-2018 academic year continues, we are looking for volunteers throughout the State of Maine to volunteer in the classroom! JA helps prepare young people, (K-12th grade), for the world of work by teaching vital information about financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Each elementary program is made up of 5 lessons each at 30-45 minutes in length, and middle school programs have 6 lessons, each 45 minutes in length.

You have the flexbility to make your own schedule and can choose from a one-day volunteer opportunity, or multiple classroom visit opportunities. JA provides new volunteers with training and all necessary teaching materials.

Help inspire the next generation by giving them the tools to be fiscally responsible! Our mission is to empower young people to own their economic success.

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About Junior Achievement of Maine

Location:

565 Congress Street, Suite 306, Portland, ME 04101, US

Mission Statement

Junior Achievement empowers young people to own their own economic success. Our volunteer-delivered K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.

Description

JA of Maine provides volunteers with training and materials to become classroom volunteers in schools throughout Maine. The purpose of JA is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. JA's sequential and integrated Kindergarten through grade 12 programs help young people use information, apply basic skills, think critically, and solve complex problems. Classroom volunteers make economic concepts relevant, fuel the entrepreneurial spirit, and challenge the students to excel.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

565 Congress StreetSuite 306Portland, ME 04101

(43.65517,-70.26231)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Financial Literacy
  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible

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