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Do you love working with children, helping them realize their potential and equipping them to succeed? Do you want a job that is meaningful, challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of kids each year?

Working for Junior Achievement is all that and more. That’s why we were selected as a 2018 Best Places to Work recipient by the Phoenix Business Journal! Join us as we empower the future.

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS:

K-12 EDUCATION MANAGER

Are you a cause-orientated individual who enjoys working on behalf of children, helping them realize their potential and equipping them to succeed? Do you want a job that is meaningful, challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of kids each year? Do you believe that through education we can break cycles of poverty and help children to own their future?

Working for Junior Achievement is all that and more. Join us as we empower the future.

Come join an amazing team of passionate people! For over 60 years, Junior Achievement has been shaping the future by giving youth the skills needed to succeed in work and life. We care about the work we do and the people we do it alongside. As a team, we go the extra mile and are committed to preparing students to succeed!

We are looking for a new member of our team that has a natural ability to problem-solve, lead, and works well within a team. You’ll work full-time coordinating with teachers and volunteers from our business community to implement our programs for in classroom delivery, which foster growth and development through better understanding of money management and the economy. We’ll want you to think big, we’ll want you to think small, and sometimes we’ll just want you to do it. Some days are a breeze, some days a little harder; every day you and your teammates will be changing lives.

  • Your attitude toward work, youth, your co-workers and the people you come in contact with through our programs are first class. Even in the most trying of times, you maintain a positive attitude, and you don’t believe in impossible.
  • Ability to perform, organize, and prioritize multi-level tasks in a fast-paced environment while dealing with interruptions from teachers, volunteers, or co-workers.
  • You are game to jump in and help whenever and however needed. When fires break out, everybody grabs a bucket, from the dogs (yes, we have dogs visiting our office!) to our President!
  • You are a great juggler with fantastic follow through. No detail is too small or too big, each part is important to the big picture/experience.
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft office proficiency is a MUST.
  • MUST be comfortable speaking in front of small and large groups to recruit volunteers and conduct trainings. Can you project your voice and take charge when needed?
  • You are willing to step up and lead when necessary. You can adapt, problem-solve and adjust.
  • You have strong communication and persuasion skills to recruit volunteers and provide exceptional customer service communications to educators, community leaders, and volunteers.
  • Implement program growth strategy by using mail, e-mail, phone, school visits, community events/functions
  • Team oriented. We all succeed together!
  • Due to our work with children, all employees must pass a background check.
  • Fully COVID vaccinated required, masks required when onsite working with guests or children.

Anyone interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Clements, JA Senior Director of Human Resources & Administration (elizabethc@jaaz.org).

 

JA BizTown/JA Finance Park Program Coordinator

Do you love working with children, helping them realize their potential and equipping them to succeed? Do you want a job that is meaningful, challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of kids each year?

Working for Junior Achievement is all that and more. Join us as we empower the future.

Come join an amazing team of passionate people! For 60 years, Junior Achievement has been shaping the future by giving youth the skills needed to succeed in work and life. We care about the work we do and the people we do it alongside. As a team, we go the extra mile and are committed to preparing our students to succeed!

We are looking for a new member of our team that has a natural ability to problem-solve, lead, and works well within a team. You’ll work part-time in our experiential JA BizTown and JA Finance Park programs, guiding students through our experiential simulations where they spend a day-in-the-life running our student-sized town and economy. We’ll want you to think big, we’ll want you to think small, and sometimes we’ll just want you to do it. Some days are a breeze, some days a little harder; every day you and your teammates will be changing lives.

  • Your attitude toward work, your co-workers and the people you come in contact with through our programs are first class. Even in the most trying of times, you maintain a positive attitude, and you don’t believe in impossible.
  • Computer literacy is a MUST, you will be required to troubleshoot basic technology.
  • MUST be comfortable speaking in front of small and large groups, with or without a microphone. Can you project your voice and take charge when needed?
  • You are game to jump in and help whenever and however needed. When fires break out, everybody grabs a bucket, from the dogs (yes, we have dogs visiting our office!) to our President!
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multi-level tasks in a fast-paced environment while dealing with constant interruptions from students and volunteers.
  • You are willing to step up and lead when necessary. You can adapt, problem-solve and adjust.
  • Coinciding with the school year and day, you’ll work 2-3 days/week (M-F; 7.5-hour shifts). Daily start times vary from 7:15 am to 10:15 am.
  • Help to manage day-to-day operations of the program, including program paperwork and evaluations.
  • Manage inventory responsibilities in JA BizTown or JA Finance Park, including restocking supplies which may require you to climb a ladder.
  • Ability to work closely with children
  • Team oriented. We all succeed together!
  • Detail oriented, knowing that each part is important to the big picture/experience.
  • Ability to be on feet for long periods of time and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Due to our work with children, all employees must pass a background check.
  • Fully COVID vaccinated required, masks required when onsite working with guests or children.

Anyone interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Clements, JA Senior Director of Human Resources & Administration (elizabethc@jaaz.org).