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Like many nonprofits, the culture of Junior Achievement (JA) is a decidedly mission-driven one. From the board of directors to staff members, the JA community is filled with dedicated professionals committed to delivering its programs of hope and opportunity to students.

Through the key content areas of entrepreneurship, financial responsibility and career readiness, JA inspires students to succeed in a global economy. Our success stems from great people who are team players and share a common enthusiasm for the great mission of this organization.

We encourage you to apply for a position and join a winning team of people who educate and inspire students, helping prepare them for the real world.


Programs Coordinator

Help Junior Achievement inspire generations of young people to be financially literate, entrepreneurial and believe in the power of their own potential.

As a Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA-Rocky Mountain) Programs Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing administrative and operational support for the Program and Volunteer Manager teams in Colorado. This position will facilitate program implementation by providing communication and leadership to volunteers, teachers and students. The individual will coordinate communication processes within a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team. He or she will provide organization and coordination to program preparation efforts, will recruit volunteers for traditional programming and will assure accurate data collection and entry.

This is a full-time, hourly, and temporary position that goes through the end of May 2019.


  • Exceptionally organized and capable of managing several complex programs concurrently
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Capacity to provide excellent customer service and problem-solving skills at JA educational events
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills that can be applied volunteer and teacher trainings, small group conversations and formal presentations to large audiences
  • Quck thinker, able to solve problems nimbly and decisively
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Databases (BCRM/Raiser’s Edge preferred)


  • Passion for JA-Rocky Mountain’s mission demonstrated by volunteerism and/or previous work experience
  • Spanish language skills
  • Experience in the field of education
  • Desire to exceed expectations

About Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc.
JA is part of the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, JA provides programs for K-12 students that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. JA will reach 115,000 students throughout Metro Denver, Northern Colorado and Wyoming during the 2017/18 school year. These programs are always free to schools thanks to more than 6,000 volunteers and the generous support of donors.

To apply, send a cover letter (including hourly pay requirements) and resume by October 12 to careers@jacolorado.org. This position is located in Denver, Colorado.
This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.





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