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Educational Facilitator (Part-Time)

At Junior Achievement, you can inspire and motivate tens of thousands of teens while providing them foundational knowledge in personal financial responsibility they will use for a lifetime. Does this sound exciting to you? Then you might be our next Educational Facilitator!

Job Description:

In this position, you will play a key role in creating successful educational experiences for teens in JA Finance Park presented by Transamerica. JA Finance Park is a 7,000 square-foot immersive budgeting simulation based in Thornton, CO.  Teens become “adults” for the day, budgeting for items like insurance, childcare, home mortgages, transportation, utilities, and more, learning important lessons about financial responsibility along the way from staff and volunteer role models. A virtual version of JA Finance Park is also available for students.

You will be responsible for facilitating the JA Finance Park experience when the park is occupied with students, teachers, and volunteers. You will also assist with pre-visit logistics and the JA Finance Park Virtual simulation. Additionally, you will support daily operations for the program and work alongside other JA team members.

Qualifications:

  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Strong people skills, with an ability to connect with teens and adults
  • Experience and enthusiasm working with youth
  • Familiarity and comfort with technology
  • Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, issues prevalent in under-resourced communities
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multitask and work collaboratively
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Passion for JA’s mission

Physical/Other Expectations:

  • Ability to occasionally move equipment (up to 50 lbs.)
  • Associates should have reliable transportation to and from the JA Finance Park facility at 8501 Grant St. in Thornton, CO  
  • Ability to pass required background check

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Careers@JAColorado.org.

Terms of Employment:

The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Compensation:

  • The hourly salary range for this position is $20.00-$24.00. The salary will be commensurate with skill level and applicable experience.
  • Cell phone reimbursement ($15-$30 per month)

Work Considerations for Part-Time Employment:

  • This position is part-time and should not exceed 1,000 hours per year.
  • This position aligns to the standard academic calendar, approximately August-May with summers off.
  • The position entails 20-30 hrs/wk unless approved for additional hours.
  • Hours are expected to occur between 9:00a.m. and 2:30p.m when the park is occupied.
  • When the park is not occupied hours will be determined by the Director of JA Finance Park based on team and organizational needs. 
  • The Director of JA Finance Park may schedule additional days and/or hours as needed for organizational needs.
  • JA-Rocky Mountain offers a competitive benefits package including (but not limited to):
    • 403-B
      • JA-Rocky Mountain will match your salary deferrals up to 3% after your first anniversary as an active employee working more than 1,000 hours a year
      • The company match amount is subject to a five year vesting schedule

                        1 or less years of service            0%

                                                2 years of service                      25%

                                                3 years of service                      50%

                                                4 years of service                      75%

                                                5 years of service                      100%

  • Pro-rata Benefits:
    • Part-time employees are entitled to paid time off (PTO) on a pro-rata basis. Pay will be based on the employee’s average number of part-time hours per week during the PTO accrual year on the same accrual schedule as for full-time employees.
    • The rate is 7.3 hours of PTO for every 100 hours worked.
  • Eligible for partial holiday benefit to include 4 hours for the day after Thanksgiving and 12 hours between Christmas and New Year’s.

Junior Achievement is committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity. We encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

In all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

About JA-Rocky Mountain

JA-Rocky Mountain 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-Rocky Mountain provides programs for students that focus on three key content areas: career readiness, entrepreneurship and financial responsibility. JA programs are free to Colorado and Wyoming schools thanks to the generous support of volunteers and donors. For more information, visit www.JAColorado.org.

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