Junior Achievement

Agency name
Junior Achievement
285 S. 68th Pl. Ste. 430
Tera Norris (President)
Mission or agency description

Junior Achievement program takes place in a child's classroom, during which volunteers present one of JA's proven financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship programs to a K-12 classroom on a weekly basis, coordinating the schedule with the teacher. Volunteers and teachers work together to mutually arrange the required number of sessions, taking into account the classroom schedule and volunteer's work schedule.

Volunteer Contact
Contact name
Alison Gottsch-Walton
Available projects
Job description


1 hour, scheduled at your convenience

Prep Time:

30-60 minutes prior to each visit to the classroom

Volunteer Time:

30-45 minutes, Monday-Friday OR once-a-week, for 5 weeks – Elementary

45 minutes, generally once-a-week, for 6 weeks – Middle

45 minutes, generally once-a-week, for 7 weeks- High School

There are classrooms available NOW in grades K-12 during any month that is convenient for your schedule.  Please let us know if you are interested in volunteering, we would love to hear from you. Let us know if you have any questions or want more information. Thank you for your interest in Junior Achievement!

Background check required?
Required training?
Yes - one 45 minute training. The training is flexible and JA will work around the volunteer's schedule
Orientation requested?