Category: Volunteers

April 12, 2021

JA Tackling Teens’ Growing Distrust of Corporate America

Just 17 percent of Americans believe business executives have a high level of honesty and ethical standards, according to a recent Gallup poll, a decline of three percentage points from...

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March 29, 2021

Community Partner J.E. Dunn Builds Camaraderie, a Playhouse, and More for JA

Above: Employees of J.E. Dunn regularly volunteer in JA classrooms and at JA Finance Park, presented by Transamerica. Above photos taken prior to the pandemic. Junior Achievement is fortunate to...

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March 18, 2021

Alumna Credits JA with Launching Her College Career

University of Denver student Janeth Mancha learned of Junior Achievement as an elementary student when her older brother talked about his experience in JA. “Back when I was in third...

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June 3, 2020

Meet the JA Volunteer Who Has Worked with the Same Group of Students for Four Years, This Year Virtually

Malina Peterson Even a pandemic that forced students to learn from a distance didn’t stop Junior Achievement volunteer Malina Peterson from leading JA lessons with her group of Northeast Elementary...

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April 21, 2020

An Accountant by Trade and a Storyteller at Heart, Mark Wynne Named JA’s 2020 Volunteer of the Year

JA-Rocky Mountain's 2020 Volunteer Appreciation Week is presented by TIAA. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain is proud to name Mark Wynne as its 2020 Volunteer of the Year, presented by TIAA. Since...

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April 2, 2020

One woman inspires 5,000 JA students (and counting)

After decades of teaching and eight years of volunteering with Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA), Susan Zapata is an expert with kids. She’s volunteered in 220 JA classes, making a...

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March 24, 2020

2020 JA-Rocky Mountain Educator & Volunteer of the Year Award Nominees, presented by TIAA

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) invites the community to nominate educators and volunteers for the JA Educator of the Year Award and JA Volunteer of the Year Award,...

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March 11, 2020

We’re accepting nominations for JA’s 2020 Volunteer & Educator of the Year

Do you know an exceptional educator who has partnered with Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA), or a volunteer who has delivered JA lessons to students? Nominate them today for JA's 2020...

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March 6, 2020

Charles Schwab redefines “investment”

JA volunteers with Charles Schwab at 2019 JA Stock Market Challenge Whether they’re throwing strikes at Junior Achievement (JA) Bowl-A-Thon, hosting thousands high school students at the JA Stock Market...

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