Inspire and mentor youth; K-12th grade

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Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Inc.

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  • 146 people are interested
Students enjoying a JA class

JA volunteers teach children how they can impact the world around them as individuals, workers and consumers, and prepare students to succeed in school and beyond. JA connects caring adults with classrooms all over Minnesota with students K-12. JA volunteers share their personal and professional experiences while facilitating a series of lessons loaded with fun, hands-on activities. Students can understand and connect what they are learning in the classroom with the real world through Junior Achievement. Time Commitment Most JA volunteers spend less than 5 total hours in a local classroom; you can choose to do all JA lessons in one morning (JA in a Day) or to schedule the five to seven, 30-45 minute lessons as separate visits (Weekly Delivery). Next Steps JA is in more than 3,500, K-12 classrooms across the Twin Cites so our ability to offer you the age group, timeframe and geographic area that you’d like to volunteer in is quite high. What part of the Twin Cites will work best for you? Do you have a preference for working with a specific age range of students?

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About Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Inc.


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

Mission Statement

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


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.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


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



  • Literacy / Reading
  • Financial Literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • General Education


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 17
  • 4 hours in one day or
  • 30-45 minutes a week for 5 weeks

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