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    Passionate volunteers are the cornerstone of JA. Volunteers serve as invaluable role models by helping students understand the important part education plays in their future success.

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    As a nonprofit, we count on financial support from the business community, foundations, special events and individuals. All money raised is utilized to provide programs to local students.

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    JA volunteers share their workforce experience with students while delivering JA’s proven work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy curriculum.

  • Junior Achievement’s volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. With the help of thousands of volunteer role models, JA students develop the skills they need to experience the realities and opportunities of work and entrepreneurship in the 21st century global marketplace.

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  • How many times have you heard the phrase “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”? We are taught from an early age to be skeptical of things that seem too good to be true. So it’s not surprising that … Continue reading


    Volunteers embody the heart of Junior Achievement. Our passionate volunteers transform the key concepts of our lessons into a message that inspires and empowers students to believe in themselves, showing them they can make a difference in the world. We understand … Continue reading


    Charles McCarthy found his place in Junior Achievement while talking with a friend, Bob Yager. Bob challenged Charlie with the simple task to “teach the kids.” Bob invited Charlie to be a guest presenter for his  8th grade JA class where he … Continue reading