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Volunteer at JA in a Day! At Cyril Wengert Elementary School

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ORGANIZATION: Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Junior Achievement's goal is to prepare young people by teaching financial literacy giving them the tools to be successful in life.

We welcome everyone to volunteer with us, you have to complete the volunteer training prior to the day of service.

We train all volunteers prior to your scheduled volunteer date!

As a volunteer you will be teaching 5 activity-based lessons in one day to the same class on Friday, February 3, 2023, from approximately 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.

All lessons and activities are provided with step-by-step instructions.

Junior Achievement’s programs bring volunteers from the community to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. Classroom volunteers will teach 5 activity-based 30-45 minute lessons on how to be smart with their money and how to think like entrepreneurs and how to get ready for the workforce.

Junior Achievement will teach you how to prepare for your lessons along with class management to ensure a positive classroom experience.

  • Five Lesson Program taught all in one day
  • 30-minute lessons for Kindergarten & 1st grade
  • 45-minute lessons for 2nd grade through 5th grade

Program Themes:

Kindergarten "Ourselves" introduces making choices on saving, sharing, and giving.

1st grade "Our Families" discusses the role of families in the local economy. Along with needs and wants.

2nd grade "Our Community" examines responsibilities and economic opportunities available in a community. Learning about taxes and voting.

3rd grade "Our City" considers economic development, local businesses, and career opportunities. Learn about city zoning and starting a business plan to open a restaurant.

4th grade "Our Region" features how entrepreneurs use resources in their region to sell their services or goods to their customers.

5th grade "Our Nation" learn about Human, Natural, and Capital resources, resumes, and mock interviews. Along with U.S. business operations and economic issues.

We need 25 more volunteers, sign up today!

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About Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada

Location:

1921 N. Rainbow Blvd., 2nd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89108, US

Mission Statement

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

Description

Junior Achievement is a business/Education partnership where volunteers teach students K-12 about the free enterprise system using a pre-designed curriculum.

Our mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. At Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, we provide hands-on experiential programs that teach children in the Clark County School District the key concepts of financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. ! Through our proven curriculum that is designed on a national level to align with Common Core and state standards our hundreds of business volunteers each year share the life skills that make a difference in our children’s future. Junior Achievement’s programs focus on three pillars; financial literacy (how to be smart with your money and credit), how to be ready to join the workforce and how to think like an entrepreneur/business person. At an even deeper level, Junior Achievement programs tie what kids are learning in the classroom back to their future and inspire them to dream about who they will become.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

Fri Feb 03, 2023
08:00 AM - 03:30 PM

WHERE

2001 Winterwood BoulevardLas Vegas, NV 89142

(36.14919,-115.05923)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Financial Literacy
  • Child Development
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • It's from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm. However, it's based on the speed of volunteer teaching. Volunteers that organize their kits with the games and activities well ahead of time tend to finish earlier and then they have completed their volunteer opportunity
  • A want versus a need. How to balance a checkbook. Don't you wish that someone had taught you those things as you were growing up?

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