JA is the oldest, largest, and fastest-growing non-profit economics education program throughout the world. JA reaches students in grades K-12. All programs are delivered by individual volunteers. JA programs are fun, hands-on programs that teach students the basics of life and equip them with the knowledge and skills to make a better life for themselves. All programs align with national and local curriculum standards. Therefore, educators fully enjoy the opportunity to involve their students.
How much time will it take?
The elementary school program consists of five (5) - 30 to 45 minute sessions.
The middle grades program consists of six (6) to eight (8) - 45 minute sessions.
The high school program consists of five (5) to ten (10) - 45 minute sessions.
There is also an option to participate in a one day event that consists of 3-4 hours.
What type of training is involved?
The volunteer training takes approximately 1 hour.
Who can volunteer?
Volunteers are typically parents, college students, community members, or business professionals who want to play an active part in participating in the education of students around them.
What local areas are involved in Junior Achievement programs?
Junior Achievement provides programs to over 18,000 students throughout Palm Beach, Hendry, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties.
Am I qualified to volunteer in a classroom?
A volunteer could be a valued employee, a retiree, a parent, or a college student. A desire to be an inspirational role model is a must, along with the ability to communicate, motivate, and create enthusiasm.
How do I get signed up to volunteer?
You can either contact the Junior Achievement office at 561-242-9468
or visit our website at www.juniorachievement.com for more details.