Pinole- Mentor High School Students and Prepare them for the Workforce


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Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon Mar 27, 2017


2900 Pinole Valley RdPinole, CA 94564


Share Your Career Experience with Students at Independence High School

Make an exciting difference in the future of Santa Clara County students by teaching them economic success skills! You get to teach a class of young people all about work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. No teaching experience? No problem! We provide you with the training, programs, and materials you'll need to be successful in the classroom.

Volunteers will:

  • Receive ready-to-use materials provided by JA
  • Teach 7 forty-five minute lessons to a class of approximately 30 high school students
  • Receive a 1 hour training (at the JA office or a location of your choosing)
  • Volunteers can team up

JA Career Success - students will:

  • Session 1: Get Hired: Critical thinking and Creativity - apply to problem solving
  • Session 2: Get Hired: Communication and Conflict Management Skills
  • Session 3: Get Hired: Collaboration and Creativity - high performing teams
  • Session 4: Get Hired: Strong Soft Skills - practice interviewing
  • Session 5: Know Your Work Priorities - use priority setting tools
  • Session 6: Know Who’s Hiring - recognize STEM and other high-growth industries
  • Session 7: Know Your Personal Brand - identify personal-brand and job hunting tools


We have 4 classes to fill

Tuesday and/or Thursday

8:15am-9:05am OR 9:10-10:05 OR 10:10-11:05 OR 1:10-2:05

How to Get Started

Junior Achievement’s proven, turnkey programs make volunteering easy. Simply respond to this listing and Junior Achievement of Northern California will contact you to set up a short training session.

View a list of our programs here:


  • Mentoring
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • General Education

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 21
  • 1 hour
  • 1 hour volunteer training- at your office or a local coffee shop

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