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Category: Volunteers

January 14, 2020

The Business of Giving Back: Vision & Values

JA volunteer from Janus Henderson at Palmer Elementary School If you feel that businesses should give back to the community in which they operate, you are not alone. Research by...

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December 17, 2019

Three reasons why educators love the JA High School Leaders program

As any Junior Achievement (JA) student would tell you, JA volunteers embody what it means to motivate others and give back to the community as role models. Through the JA...

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December 13, 2019

A new way to get middle school kids excited about learning

JA volunteers bring hands-on learning to Newton students Newton Middle School (Newton) educators are getting their students ready for the complicated, exciting world of adulthood in the most relevant way...

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November 11, 2019

Investing in the future at JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by Wells Fargo

When Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) high school students learn the ins and outs of the global economy, they don’t sit idly in a classroom. They compete in an exciting, realistic...

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October 3, 2019

JA Programming at Denver Startup Week Empowers Young Minds, Provides Fulfilling Experience for Volunteers

Nowhere is entrepreneurship more real and exciting for youth than at Denver Startup Week. One of the highlights of the week was the Denver Startup Week Youth Pass – Early...

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August 15, 2019

Elijah’s Story

JA alumnus Elijah Janello says he owes a big portion of his success and his current role with Land Title Guarantee Company to JA. Prior to participating in JA, Elijah...

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July 15, 2019

Not Your Average Summer Camp

JA Venture Academy Students There is no “typical” Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week student because there is no typical entrepreneur. By its very definition, entrepreneurship requires new ways of thinking...

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June 24, 2019

Grand County Kids Are Ready to Join the Hospitality & Tourism Workforce

[caption id="attachment_17943" align="alignleft" width="472"] Middle Park High School took a tour of C Lazy U Ranch through a JA program[/caption] It’s no secret that the scenic mountain landscape makes the...

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June 19, 2019

2019 JA Volunteer, Advocate, and Educator Award Recipients

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) formally recognizes outstanding JA champions who embrace the JA mission and go above and beyond to make JA a positive and powerful experience for...

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