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2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteer opportunities are not limited to those listed below. We have many available classrooms ready to meet you! Please contact us to find the perfect match for you.
 
 
 
*Urgent Need for Volunteers* Teach Junior Achievement Lessons at Westside High or Ed White High
When:
3 visits of 90 minutes each during the academic day, dates determined based on volunteer availability
Where:
Westside High School, 5530 Firestone Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32244 (Get Directions)
Ed White High School, 1700 Old Middleburg Rd N, Jacksonville, FL 32210 (Get Directions)
What:
Volunteers are in high need to teach students at Westside or Ed White High Schools!  After completing your work-readiness or financial skills courses, students will be eligible to complete a work program to teach elementary students!  Volunteers are needed to teach either JA Personal Finance, which teaches students about the connection with today's financial decisions and future financial freedom, or JA Career Success, which equips students with the tools and soft skills to earn and keep a job.
Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
Teach Junior Achievement Lessons at JEB Stuart Middle School
When:
5 visits of 45 minutes each
Where:
JEB Stuart Middle School, 4815 Wesconnett Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210 (Get Directions)
What:
Volunteers are needed to teach students in grades 6-8 at JEB Stuart Middle School!  Volunteers will deliver 5 lessons of work-readiness or financial literacy material to empower young students to start owning their economic success now!
Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
Reverse Job Shadow with Girls Club at Frank H. Peterson High School
When:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
3:15 - 4:50 PM
Where:
Frank H. Peterson High School, 7450 Wilson Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210 (Get Directions)
What:
Volunteers are given a table to set up a display and 20 minute activity to engage with the Peterson Roses, an after-school club at Frank H. Peterson High School.  Share your career path and inspire young women with new professional opportunities! This is a great opportunity for local businesses and corporations to give back to the community and invest in possible future employees. Learn more about Reverse Job ShadowThis opportunity is with our JA Girl$ program.
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Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
Reverse Job Shadow at Waverly Academy
When:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Where:
Waverly Academy, 5710 Wesconnett Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32244 (Get Directions)
What:
Share your career with students! Traditional job shadows bring students to the workplace. JA's Reverse Job Shadow brings the workplace to students! This is a great opportunity for local businesses and corporations to give back to the community and invest in possible future employees. Learn more about Reverse Job Shadow.
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Questions? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
Reverse Job Shadow at Hyde Park Elementary
When:
Friday, February 8, 2019
8:30 - 11:00 AM
Where:
Hyde Park Elementary, 5300 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32205 (Get Directions)
What:
Volunteers are given a table to set up a display and share their career experience with 3rd through 5th graders at Hyde Park Elementary!  Students will rotate stations to hear about the variety of workforce options they should consider throughout their school years! Learn more about Reverse Job Shadow.
Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
JA in a Day at Waverly Academy
When:
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where:
Waverly Academy, 5710 Wesconnett Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32244 (Get Directions)
What:
Deliver a Junior Achievement program while taking over a classroom for a day in an all-girls STEM middle school! Learn more about JA in a Day. This opportunity is with our JA Girl$ program.
Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
JA in a Day at Pickett Elementary School
When:
Friday, March 8, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where:
Pickett Elementary School, 6305 Old Kings Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32254 (Get Directions)
What:
Deliver a Junior Achievement program while taking over a classroom for a day! Learn more about JA in a Day
Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
Reverse Job Shadow at Robert E. Lee High School
When:
Thursday, February 28, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Set up & continental breakfast at 7:30 AM
Where:
Robert E. Lee High School, 1200 McDuff Ave South, Jacksonville, FL 32205 (Get Directions)
What:
Share your career with students! Traditional job shadows bring students to the workplace. JA's Reverse Job Shadow brings the workplace to students! This is a great opportunity for local businesses and corporations to give back to the community and invest in possible future employees. Learn more about Reverse Job Shadow.
Questions? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
Reverse Job Shadow at Duval Charter at Westside
When:
Thursday, March 21, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where:
Duval Charter at Westside, 9238 103rd St, Jacksonville, FL 32210 (Get Directions)
What:
Share your career with students! Traditional job shadows bring students to the workplace. JA's Reverse Job Shadow brings the workplace to students! This is a great opportunity for local businesses and corporations to give back to the community and invest in possible future employees. Learn more about Reverse Job Shadow.
Questions? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
Reverse Job Shadow at Normandy Village Elementary
When:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Where:
Normandy Village Elementary 8257 Herlong Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32210 (Get Directions)
What:
Volunteers are given a table to set up a display and share their career experience with 3rd through 5th graders at Normandy Village Elementary!  Students will rotate stations to hear about the variety of workforce options they should consider throughout their school years! Learn more about Reverse Job Shadow.
Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
JA in a Day at Ortega Elementary School
When:
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where:
Ortega Elementary School, 4010 Baltic St, Jacksonville, FL 32210 (Get Directions)
What:
Deliver a Junior Achievement program while taking over a classroom for a day! Learn more about JA in a Day
Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
 
 
 
Reverse Job Shadow at Reynolds Lane Elementary
When:
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
8:30 - 11:00 AM
Where:
Reynolds Lane Elementary, 840 Reynolds Ln, Jacksonville, FL 32254 (Get Directions)
What:
Volunteers will rotate through 2nd through 5th grade classrooms at Reynolds Lane Elementary to share about your career! Learn more about Reverse Job Shadow.
Interested? Contact:
Carly Norton, 904-398-9944 x 232, carly@janfl.org
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