JA: Teach JA's Our Region Program with a 4th grade class at Barber CLC in Akron


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


665 Garry RdAkron, OH 44305


Build a stronger community by educating local students about work readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship!

Using lesson plans and materials provided by Junior Achievement, volunteers will work, in partnership with a 4th grade classroom teacher, to teach five fun, hands-on 45 minute long activities included in JA's Our Region Program at Barber CLC in Akron. You would be able to schedule your class visits directly with the classroom teacher between now and the end of May.

JA volunteers can be community members, business associates, retirees, college students and/or parents and are able to choose a school, grade level and JA program to work with.

Training will be provided. Individual and group opportunities are available. JA programs take place throughout the school year, during school hours. Volunteers will be able coordinate their visits to the classroom directly with their teacher partner.

For more information on JA programs and to review a complete list of volunteer opportunities please visit the VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES page of our website at www.jaofnco.ja.org. Our list of volunteer opportunities changes daily so check back often. JA volunteers need to enjoy interacting with young people and feel comfortable in speaking in front of a group of students. Volunteers must provide their own transportation. A JA program kit including lesson plans and all materials needed will be provided during the volunteer training meeting.


  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Financial Literacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Teach 5 45 minute lessons and some preparation
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to the school
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