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JA Volunteer Opportunities

Posted in: Volunteers

We are so excited to be able to offer virtual and in-person volunteer opportunities! Our volunteers are so valuable to our organization and we have several upcoming opportunities for volunteers to get involved. Check back regularly for updates to our opportunities list!

 

Upcoming Opportunities

Classroom Lessons

Volunteer to teach students virtual and in-person lessons about work, money and life. Ability to log onto a virtual meeting platform required.

JA Days (in-person)
  • JA Day at Victory Collegiate Academy: teach 5 JA lessons in a day to elementary students (January 26th, 1 JA Volunteer Training in-person or virtual + 5 lessons in-person)
  • JA Day at Irene Lopez: teach 5 JA lessons in a day to elementary students (March 2nd 7:00AM-12:30PM, 1 JA Volunteer Training in-person or virtual + 5 lessons in-person)

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JA Days (virtual)
  • JA Day at TUVA (Tucson Unified Virtual Academy): teach 5 virtual JA Inspire lessons in a day to K-1st and 6-12th grade students (January 25th, 8:30AM – 12:30PM, 5 lessons + prep time)
  • JA Day at Los Ninos Elementary School: teach 5 virtual JA lessons in a day to K-6th grade students (February 11th, 9AM-2:30PM, 5 lessons + prep time)

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Traditional JA Program Lessons (in-person)
  • NFL YET College Prep: teach 5 hours of JA Economics lessons over the course of the spring semester (starts January 2022, in-person)
  • Desert Ridge High School: teach 5 hours of JA Economics lessons over the course of the spring semester (starts January 2022, in-person)
  • Madison No. 1 Middle School: teach 5 JA Our Nation lessons to 5th graders over the course of the spring semester (starts January 2022, in-person)
  • Sunrise Elementary School: be a Career Speaker for one hour per classroom per grade level for elementary students over the course of the spring semester (starts January 2022, 7:45AM-10AM, in-person)

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Traditional JA Program Lessons (virtual)
  • Collier Business Academy: teach 1 virtual lesson of JA Map Your Success curriculum (February 22nd, between 8:15AM-12:05PM, 1 30-minute JA Volunteer Training in-person or virtual + 1 virtual lesson)

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JA BizTown & JA Finance Park

Volunteers assist 5th and 6th grade students (from the schools listed below) with operating a child-sized economy in a work day simulation. Training will be provided for first-time volunteers. Time commitment is approximately 8:00AM-1:30PM. This is an in-person opportunity at our Tempe office (636 W. Southern Ave. in Tempe).

  • January 24th (JA BizTown, Barbara Bush)
  • January 27th (JA BizTown, Arizona Desert)
  • February 9th (JA BizTown, Broadmor)
  • February 10th (JA BizTown, Sky Crossing)
  • February 11th (JA BizTown, PH Gonzales)
  • February 18th (JA BizTown, Town 2, Sunset Canyon)
  • February 24th (JA BizTown, Vista College Prep)

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Special Events

Volunteers on an event committee will need to be vocal champions for JA and the event that will be willing to introduce JA to new potential sponsors as well as sell tickets/sponsorships/foursomes.

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Administrative

Volunteers will complete administrative tasks at the JA office or virtually. Ability to organize and follow directions, attention to detail, grammar skills, and access to Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint required.

  • Booklet stuffing: stuff JA BizTown booklets with Chick-fil-A gift cards (flexible timing, in-person)
  • JA Day Packet Assembly: assemble individual packets of materials for school JA Days (ongoing, in-person)

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