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Teach High School Students about Personal Finance!

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ORGANIZATION: Junior Achievement of Southern California

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 5 people are interested


Help Junior Achievement of Southern California prepare youth for the real world through our Personal Finance lessons at Synergy Charter Academy.

Volunteer in one class of high school students once a week for five weeks to facilitate hands-on lessons about budgeting, credit, and financial awareness.

There are multiple 1-hour time slots throughout the day. Lessons will be on either Tuesdays or Thursdays. Each volunteer will have to commit to one of the listed time slots for the duration of the program. Teaching pairs are welcome.

8:30-9:30
10:30-11:30
12:30-1:30

Junior Achievement provides you with a teaching kit that includes a detailed lesson guidebook and hand-outs/materials for each student. We also provide you with a brief training on classroom management and student engagement. The regular class teacher is always in the class with you, so you'll have support as you facilitate.

Sign up soon! Students are eagerly awaiting you to guide them through the important lessons that will help them navigate adulthood!


About Junior Achievement of Southern California

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating students about financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship. We offer curriculum for grades K - 12, which aligns with Common Core Standards for Math, English and Language Arts. JA curriculum is delivered by volunteers or parents. JA volunteers are not only trained and prepared to teach the JA curriculum to students, but they are also encouraged to share their life and work experience with the students to bring the curriculum to life. Every year, we prepare and inspire over 75,000 students to succeed in the global economy.

3 Shifts

  • Tue Feb 07, 2023 - 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
  • Tue Feb 07, 2023 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Tue Feb 07, 2023 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Junior Achievement of Southern California

Location:

6250 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068, US

Mission Statement

To educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business and economics in order to improve the quality of their lives.

Description

Junior Achievement of Southern California is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Our three pillars of success: entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness, are helping prepare young people for the real world by showing the economic relevance of staying in school, building self-confidence, and inspiring them to dream big for their futures.

At JA Finance Park, students are given a unique life profile after answering a series of future lifestyle questions. Their life profile includes an income, marital status, even kids! Using this new adult persona, students work to create a balanced monthly budget while making decision regarding housing, transportation, insurance, savings, entertainment expenses and much more.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Tue Feb 07, 2023 - Tue Mar 07, 2023
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

300 East 53rd StreetLos Angeles, CA 90011

(33.99404,-118.26797)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Financial Literacy
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours (1 per day) + prep time per lesson
  • 45 minutes to 1 hour training; volunteers provide own transportation

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