Volunteer Opportunities and Sign Ups

Ways to Volunteer with JASD

 

One Day Commitment:

 

JA Finance Park

WHAT Guide high school students through an adult life simulation where they learn how to save, spend, and budget their money.

WHERE JA Mission Fed Finance Park- 4756 Mission Gorge Pl. San Diego, CA 92120

WHEN Weekday, Appx 8am-1:30pm (includes training)

 

JA in a Day

WHAT Teach a fun, hands-on JA program to elementary school students during one classroom visit.  JA staff will provide you with training and lesson materials. The teacher will remain in the classroom to support you!

WHERE Elementary School

WHEN Weekday, Appx 8am-12pm (+1 hour of training/prep)

-South County

-San Diego City and East County

-North County-Coastal

-North County- Inland

  1. Choose an area to volunteer in and sign up (above)
  2. Meet with JA Education Manager to receive training and materials
  3. Have a blast in the classroom at JA Day!

JA BizTown

WHAT Guide 5th graders as they work a job, earn paychecks, vote, and try to turn a profit at one of 21 life-sized San Diego businesses in JA Biztown. 

WHERE JA McGrath Family Biztown- 4756 Mission Gorge Pl. San Diego, CA 92120

WHEN Weekday, Appx 8am-2pm (includes training)


JA Job Shadow

WHAT Connect high schoolers in San Diego to the world of work through a meaningful work-based learning opportunity.

WHERE Your company OR high school classroom

WHEN Weekday- JA Job Shadow staff works with you to schedule your Job Shadow event

Two options:

Job Shadow: (2-4 hours) You host a class’s trip to your place of business for a company overview, site tour, career panel, hands-on project to practice essential skills.

Reverse Job Shadow: (1-2 hours) Come into the classroom to give a presentation about your career, background, company overview, job responsibilities, and a hands-on activity.

 

  1. Start by filling out interest form (above)
  2. JA Job Shadow staff will contact you with next steps for your Job Shadow/Reverse Job Shadow!

Weekly Commitment:

 

Traditional In Class

WHAT Teach fun, interactive weekly 1 hour lessons in class. JA provides you with training and lesson materials. The teacher will remain in the classroom to support you!

WHERE Elementary, Middle, or High School

WHEN  Once per week for 4-6 weeks. JA Education Manager works with you to schedule class visits.

  1. Start by filling out interest form (above)
  2. JA Education Manager contacts you and matches you with a school
  3. Meet with JA Education Manager to receive training and materials
  4. Begin your volunteer lessons!