The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Would you like to make a difference in the lives of children? Then become a volunteer teacher for Junior Achievement of Southwest Connecticut. Our In School Program educates students (K-12) about business and the free enterprise system. We provide you with everything you need to succeed (training, lesson plans and materials)! The In School Program consists of the following: 1) Elementary School Program - Offered to Kindergarten through fifth grade. This program consists of five classes (one class a week) with each class lasting 35-45 minutes (depending on grade level). Themes include: self, family, community, city, region, and nation 2) Middle School Program - Offered to grades 6-9. This program consists of 6 classes (one class a week) with each class lasting approximately 45 minutes. Themes include: Global Marketplace, Economics for Success and JA America Works 3) JA Success Skills - Offered to high school students. This program consists of 7 classes (one class a week) with each class lasting approximately 45 minutes. Components of the class include: Success Skills and Leadership. We have several other High School Programs, including Business Ethics and others.
We do our best to place you in a school convenient to you. If you are interested in participating or would like more information please call Arlene Viscomi at 203-854-1700