Biztown Volunteers | Junior Achievement of Central Iowa


JA BizTown Volunteer Training

Are you planning on volunteering at an upcoming JA Biztown Simulation? You have come to the right place. Becoming a JA Biztown Volunteer is a simple three step process:

First: Volunteer Info

Provide your information via this online form. Once completed, proceed to the next step.

Next: Online Training Video

Begin by viewing the training video below which will give an overview of a JA Biztown simulation as well as volunteer responsibilities. Once complete, proceed to the next step.

We highly recommend reading over the Employee Handbooks for the storefront you are volunteering in. If you do not know your assigned storefront, please contact the classroom teacher.

Last: Simulation Day!

The classroom teacher will be in contact with you with details about your school's simulation day. Please be sure to arrive no earlier than 30 minutes prior to the student's arrival

JA BizTown Volunteer Check-In Process:

Upon arrival, you will:

  • Be greeted by a JA staff member

  • Sign our Code of Conduct Standards and Social Media Policy

  • Bring all your belongings with you into your JA BizTown business

  • Participate in JA BizTown business training by a JA staff member. This training will be more in-depth and business specific.

  • Review Emergency Procedures

Don't Forget: Bring a sack lunch and wear comfortable shoes! Please see this map for where to enter our facility the morning of the simulation. 

See you at JA BizTown!

Questions? Contact Shannon Gerard.

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