Junior Achievement’s goal is to prepare young people by teaching financial literacy giving them the tools to be successful in life.
We welcome everyone to volunteer with us, you have to complete the volunteer training prior to the day of service.
We train all volunteers prior to your scheduled volunteer date!
As a volunteer you will be teaching 5 activity-based lessons in one day to the same class on Monday, May 15th, 2023, from approximately 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
All lessons and activities are provided with step-by-step instructions.
Junior Achievement’s programs bring volunteers from the community to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. Classroom volunteers will teach 5 activity-based 30-45 minute lessons on how to be smart with their money and how to think like entrepreneurs and how to get ready for the workforce.
Junior Achievement will teach you how to prepare for your lessons along with class management to ensure a positive classroom experience.
- Five Lesson Program taught all in one day
- 30-minute lessons for Kindergarten & 1st grade
- 45-minute lessons for 2nd grade through 5th grade
Kindergarten “Ourselves” introduces making choices on saving, sharing, and giving.
1st grade “Our Families” discusses the role of families in the local economy. Along with needs and wants.
2nd grade “Our Community” examines responsibilities and economic opportunities available in a community. Learning about taxes and voting.
3rd grade “Our City” considers economic development, local businesses, and career opportunities. Learn about city zoning and starting a business plan to open a restaurant.
4th grade “Our Region” features how entrepreneurs use resources in their region to sell their services or goods to their customers.
5th grade “Our Nation” learn about Human, Natural, and Capital resources, resumes, and mock interviews. Along with U.S. business operations and economic issues.
We need 31 more volunteers, sign up today!