Financial Advisors who are looking to give back or use their skills and expertise for the benefit of others may wish to consider volunteering their time to Junior Achievement.
Junior Achievement, or JA, is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. In its almost 100-year history, JA has engraved its name in schools across the nation, impacting nearly 80 million young people in the United States.
In-Class Volunteer – Grades K-12
- Professional adults (like you!) are placed with students in the classroom during the school day to inspire and prepare students to succeed in school and in life by teaching K-12 students about entrepreneurship, money management, and how to be responsible workers, consumers and citizens. Multi-Visit Delivery - 5 weekly, 45 minute visits to a classroom (K-12 opportunities all over the metro)
JA in a Day
- Deliver 5 lessons back-to-back during one 5 hour classroom visit
Upcoming: Nov 2015 at Sheridan Global Arts in Mpls (K-5 only)
JA Finance Park – Grades 9-12
- Work with High School students participating in the JA Finance Park program as each develops a balanced personal budget based on different randomly assigned life scenarios.JA volunteers inspire and prepare students to succeed in school and in life by teaching K-12 students about entrepreneurship, money management, and how to be responsible workers, consumers and citizens.. Consider becoming a Junior Achievement volunteer. Next great opportunity with this older group may or may not still be open:
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 from 7am-1:30pm
Other programs offered by Junior Achievement include: JA BizTown and JA Titan.
For more information, or if interested in volunteering with Junior Achievement,please contact Karyn Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or call (651)255-0500