Inspire and prepare young people to succeed
Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future
How you can get started
Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of an business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.
In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.Volunteers, begin here
Schools and Parents
Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.Schools and Parents, begin here
JA of Greater Kansas City Spotlight
Volunteer with Junior Achievement
Inspire the next generation of Kansas City leaders, thinkers, and doers as a Junior Achievement volunteer! Share your experiences and encourage young people to pursue their dreams. Both in-person and virtual volunteering opportunities are available year round!View Volunteer Opportunities
Become a Monthly Donor
Join the JA Visionaries! Your generosity has a lasting impact on JA kids' futures. Begin your monthly gift today.Give Monthly
Jade Needs Your Help!
Renew Jade’s motivation to strive for her bright future. Junior Achievement brings meaningful real-world connection to learning – but we can only reach Jade through your support. Click below to read Jade's story and make a gift by December 31 to ensure she can visit JA BizTown next spring!Make A Gift
"We would not be at JA BizTown right now if it wasn’t for you. THANK YOU!!"
Poll any citizen of the newly opened JA BizTown, presented by CommunityAmerica Credit Union, on what one word describes their time in the simulated city and you’re likely to get the same enthusiastic response: FUN! In August, more than two hundred young people from Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City became JA BizTown Citizens for a day as part of the program’s pilot sessions.Read Blog
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