Become a Junior Achievement Volunteer
About Volunteering with Junior Achievement
Junior Achievment volunteers help students build a solid foundation of important life skills and practice crucial real-world behaviors. In short, JA volunteers inspire kids to stay on the path towards a bright future. As a volunteer, you show young people what's possible. For them. For their city.
What is my time commitment?
Volunteering opportunities range from 45-minute classroom visits over a few weeks to one-day JA BizTown simulations to pre-recorded "Job Shadow" videos. Both in-person and virtual volunteering opportunities are avaialable. Check out the Junior Achievment Volunteer Hub page to see upcoming volunteer needs. Don't see anything that meets your needs? Reach out to Sara Swearingen to build a custom volunteer experience!
What is provided to me?
- Training – you will be provided with guidance from a JA staff member and training materials to reference as you prepare for your volunteer experience.
- Connection – you will build a relationship with a local educator who can answer questions you may have regarding your class.
- Content – you will receive curriculum materials that will guide you as you teach students and show you the perfect times to share your own experiences.
- Support – you will have a local staff member available to assist with issues and answer questions along the way.
Visit the Junior Achievement Volunteer Hub