Volunteer with Junior Achievement

 

 

Volunteers are currently needed for the following programs:

 

JA Finance Park Virtual

About

Junior Achievement of Central Florida (JACF) is looking for volunteers to serve as guest speakers in 12th grade classrooms in our partnership with Orange County Public Schools and the School District of Osceola County. FPV provides the supplemental curriculum that satisfies the required personal financial literacy component embedded in 12th grade Economics with Financial Literacy courses. The program teaches important financial and life skills, with topics including Paying for Postsecondary Education and Identity Theft.

Dates

Orange County:

  • Friday, March 8, 2019 – Topic: Paying for Postsecondary Education
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 – Topic: Identity Theft

 

Osceola County:

  • Friday, March 8, 2019 – Topic: Paying for Postsecondary Education
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019  – Topic: Identity Theft

Time

7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Each class period is about 50 minutes in length; signing up for more than one class is encouraged!

Location

High School of your choice

Work Description

  • A PPT (and notes/script) is provided to you when signing up – No additional training required
  • We encourage volunteers from all backgrounds and levels of experience to make the presentation their own.
  • Ideal for individuals wanting to make an impact on rising graduates, wanting to hone their presentation skills, or become more at ease with public speaking in general.
  • When you access our online sign-up, you'll be able to download the deck (PowerPoint presentation). Then, you'll choose a specific school and class period(s) that best suit(s) your availability.

Interested?

Sign Up for Paying for Postsecondary Education in Orange and Osceola Counties on 3/8/19!

 

Sign Up for Identity Theft in Orange County on 3/28/19!

 

Sign Up for Identity Theft in Osceola County on 4/4/19!

 

JA Traditional Programs at South Seminole Middle School

About

Junior Achievement of Central Florida (JACF) is looking for individuals to serve as classroom volunteers at South Seminole Middle School. 8 volunteers are needed to teach a program once a week for 6 or 7 weeks on all dates listed at time slot chosen by the volunteer. Volunteers may work in teams and share the schedule if desired.

Time

1-hour sessions for 6 or 7 weeks (depending on program chosen)

Location

101 S. Winter Park Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707

Work Description

JACF is providing three (3) different programs at SSMS this spring:

 

Program 1 - JA It's My Future (6 weeks) - Students explore potential careers, discover ways to plan for and keep a job, and prepare their personal- brand maps to the future.

 

Program 2. JA Global Marketplace (6 weeks) - Like your sneakers? They're made in China with rubber from Brazil, cotton from India, color die from Vietnam, and recycled plastic from Honduras. Such practical examples show students how goods flow in the world economy and the effect globalization has on their lives.

 

Program 3 - JA Be Entrepreneurial (7 weeks)- Students learn the essential elements of a practical business plan, inspiring them to take action and consider starting an entrepreneurial venture while still in middle school.

Interested?

When you access our online sign-up, you'll be able to choose the program and class period accordingly. All classroom materials are provided to each volunteer free of charge, and training will be scheduled prior to program start date.

 

Sign Up for JA Traditional Programs at South Seminole Middle School!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JA It's My Future at Teague Middle School

About

JACF is looking for individuals to serve as weekly classroom volunteers at Teague Middle School in Altamonte Springs, FL. 5 volunteers are needed to teach the JA It's My Future program once a week for 6 weeks on all dates listed and at time slot chosen by the volunteer. Volunteers may work in teams and share the schedule if desired.

Dates

Fridays starting in Late March

Times

  • 1st period – 9:17 a.m. to 10:04 a.m.
  • 3rd period – 10:59 a.m. to 11:46 a.m.
  • 4th period – 12:20 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • 5th period – 1:24 p.m. to 2:11 p.m.
  • 7th period – 3:06 p.m. to 3:55 p.m.

Location

Teague Middle School – 1350 McNeil Road, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

Work Description

In this program, students learn practical information to help prepare them for the working world. They develop the personal-branding and job-hunting skills needed to earn a job. Learn more about JA It's My Future.

Interested?

When you access our online sign-up, you'll be able to choose the program and class period accordingly. All classroom materials are provided to each volunteer free of charge, and a one-on-one training will be scheduled prior to program start date.

Sign up for JA It's My Future at Teague Middle School!

 

JA Career Success at Crooms Academy of Information Technology

About

JACF is looking for individuals to serve as classroom volunteers at Crooms Academy of Information Technology in Sanford, FL.

Dates

  • Visit 1 (Sessions 1 and 2 are both delivered the same day): Wednesday, March 27, 2019
  • Visit 2 (Session 3): Friday, April 5, 2019
  • Visit 3 (Session 4): Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Visit 4 (Session 5): Friday, April 19, 2019
  • Visit 5 (Sessions 6 and 7 are both delivered the same day): Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Time

2 90-minute sessions and 3 60-minute sessions on dates listed above.

Location

Crooms Academy of Information Technology – 2200 Historic Goldsboro Blvd, Sanford, FL 32771

Work Description

In this traditional program, students are equipped with the tools and skills required to earn and keep a job in high-growth career industries. They focus on developing the 4Cs – critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Read more about the JA Career Success program

Interested?

When you access our online sign-up, you'll be able to choose the program and class period accordingly. All classroom materials are provided to each volunteer free of charge, and a one-on-one training will be scheduled prior to program start date.

Sign up for JA Career Success at Crooms Academy of Information Technology!

 

 

4.01K Race for Financial Fitness

About

The 4.01K Race for Financial Fitness is a springtime fundraiser that benefits Junior Achievement of Central Florida. This 2.5 mile race brings attention to the fact that too many kids are growing up without basic financial literacy. While volunteering in the classroom is its own kind of fun, being a 4.01K volunteer is a fun, easy way to enjoy the outdoors while making a difference.

Date

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Time

7:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in shifts (determined by chosen role)

Location

Orlando Cultural Park - 530 E. Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803

Work Description

We are looking for volunteers to assist in the following areas:

  • Race registration
  • Refreshments
  • Course monitoring
  • Passing out medals
  • Handing out water
  • Pouring beer (21+ only)
  • Cheering on runners

 

All volunteers will receive a T-Shirt and the opportunity to run the race without cost (if not volunteering during the actual race time itself) or the opportunity to "gift" your race to a friend/family member.

Interested?

Sign up as a 4.01K Race for Financial Fitness Volunteer!

 

Questions? Contact Sarah Tareco, JACF Volunteer Coordinator at stareco@jacentralfl.org today!