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Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Inc.

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Mentor

Kindergarten to 12th grade classes all over the Twin Cities available. Materials that include interactive, colorful activities, handouts, and games to convey the importance of staying in school, entrepreneurial thinking, college & career readiness and how to make & manage money provided. The time commitment is less than 5 hours in the classroom; make five 45 minute visits to your assigned class. Visits generally scheduled once a week for 5 weeks. Can be done anytime between Sept & May and scheduled around your calendar.

The commitment is MINIMAL the reward is HUGE!!! Inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy - Be a Junior Achievement (JA) Classroom Volunteer in a local school! IT'S FUN!!! Training provided.

Learn more by visiting our website at: www.jaum.org

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About Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Inc.

Location:

1745 University Ave., West, St. Paul, MN 55104, US

Mission Statement

To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

Description

Junior Achievement (JA) is the oldest, largest and fastest-growing nonprofit economics education program throughout the world. JA teaches students in grades K-12 about entrepreneurship, money management, how to be responsible consumers, workers and citizens, and provides them with the skills needed to succeed in school and beyond. JA empowers students to make a connection between what they learn in school and how it can be applied in the real world, thereby enhancing the relevance of their classroom learning and increasing their understanding of the value of staying in school.

Our relevant, experiential programs are offered free of charge to schools and align with national and local curriculum standards. JA partners with more than 7,000 volunteers each year, mostly business professionals, to teach our curriculum to local students. Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest impacts more than 150,000 students in Minnesota, North Dakota and western Wisconsin every school year.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

classrooms throughout the MetroAll over Metro; including: Mpls, St.Paul & suburbs, MN 55101

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 17

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