Volunteer

Volunteer

with JA

As a Junior Achievement volunteer, you will inspire kids to achieve a more fulfilling career and life by contributing your professional insights and personal experiences to the programs you teach. We have several types of in-person and virtual volunteer opportunities with varying time commitments. Volunteers can teach JA curriculum, assist with at a JA event, mentor high school students, or help facilitate our JA BizTown or JA Finance Park simulations.

Explore our current volunteer opportunities below:
volunteer at JA with kids

Volunteer

with JA

As a Junior Achievement volunteer, you will inspire kids to achieve a more fulfilling career and life by contributing your professional insights and personal experiences to the programs you teach. We have several types of in-person and virtual volunteer opportunities with varying time commitments. Volunteers can teach JA curriculum, assist with at a JA event, mentor high school students, or help facilitate our JA BizTown or JA Finance Park simulations.

Explore our current volunteer opportunities below:

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS

McGrath Family JA BizTown

  • In-Person

  • 5-6 hours (one day)

  • Volunteers help 5th-grade students run their shops during our BizTown simulation in which students learn about jobs, money, and their local economy.

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JA More Than Money

  • In-Person

  • 1-hour volunteer session with 20-minute training prior to session date

  • Teach 3rd- to 5th-grade students our JA More Than Money curriculum which introduces students to financial literacy and entrepreneurial concepts. 

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MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Mission Fed JA Finance Park

  • In-Person

  • 5-6 hours (one day)

  • Volunteers teach students about personal finance and assist our budgeting simulation where students must learn to manage a month’s worth of adult finances.

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JA volunteers working with students on finance

JA Finance Park Workshops

  • In-Person

  • 1-hour volunteer session with 20-minute training prior to session date

  • Teach our JA Finance Park Workshop curriculum to 8th grade students and introduce them to key financial literacy concepts.

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JA Fellows

  • In-Person or Virtual

  • Share your educational and career journey, the company you work for, and your daily work-life so students can gain career insight. Companies can also sign up with multiple team members from various departments to provide students with a broader understanding of career opportunities.
  • This volunteer opportunity will take place during the fall semester.
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For questions related to volunteering, please contact Pana Hap at phap@jasandiego.org or fill out the volunteer inquiry form.

Volunteer Inquiry Form