JA: Teach JA's Economics for Success Program with 8th Grade students at Barberton Middle School


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Thu May 18, 2017, 08:00 AM - 01:30 PM


479 Norton AvenueBarberton, OH 44203


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 8th grade teachers, to lead lessons included in JA's Economics for Success Program. This program has a focus on teaching middle school students about personal finances.

We will teach the entire JA program in a one day setting on May 18th with each volunteer or team of volunteers teaching one JA lesson multilple times throughout the morning.

JA volunteers can be community members, business associates, retirees, college students and/or parents,

Training will be provided. Individual and group opportunities are available.

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.

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
  • Financial Planning
  • People Skills
  • Financial Literacy

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Teach one JA activity six times in one day
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to the school

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