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

Fall 2019 – Exact dates TBD

Spring 2020 – Exact dates TBD

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.

 

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.

Dates and Time

Fall 2019 – Exact dates/times TBD

Spring 2020 – Exact dates/times TBD

Each program has volunteers teaching for 1-hour sessions for 6 or 7 weeks (depending on program chosen)

Location

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

South Seminole Middle School – 101 S. Winter Park Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707

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

Work Description

Available Programs at Crooms Academy of Information Technology:

JA Career Success
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.

JA Personal Finance
Students plan their financial future by focusing on budgeting, saving and investing, using credit cautiously, and protecting personal finances. Read more about the JA Personal Finance program.

Available Programs at South Seminole Middle School:

JA Be Entrepreneurial
Students learn the essential elements of a practical business plan, inspiring them to take action and consider starting an entrepreneurial venture while still in high school. Read more about the JA Be Entrepreneurial program.

JA Global Marketplace
Like your sneakers? Chances are that they're made in China with rubber from Brazil, cotton from India, color dye 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 our lives. Read more about the JA Global Marketplace program.

JA It's My Future
What does it take to be successful in today's working world? Students explore potential careers, discover ways to plan for and keep a job, and prepare their personal-brand maps to the future. Read more about the JA It's My Future program.

Available Programs at Teague Middle School:

JA It's My Business
Can anyone learn to be an entrepreneur? In this program, students discover the key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs: Believe in yourself, fill a need, know your customer and product, and be creative and innovative. Read more about the JA It's My Business program.

JA It's My Future
Read more about the JA It's My Future program.

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