Volunteer Training Tools

Thank you for choosing to teach a JA program this school year! Below you will find resources that will help you as you get ready for your time in-class. Always remember, giving yourself time to prepare for your JA program is key to your success as a JA volunteer.

Training Videos

Whether you're a first timer or a JA veteran if you feel like you need a quick review on the basics of teaching a JA program check out these short modules for some useful tips!

Training Review Videos by JA South Dakota


Elementary School Curriculum 
JA Our Community (2nd) (2nd grade needs to be opened in Chrome, Firefox, or Safari)

Middle School Curriculum

High School Curriculum

JA Personal Finance
JA Career Success


More Training Videos...

For more training videos on Working with Diverse Learners - Part 1 & Part 2, Tips & Tricks - Logistics, Leading a JA Session - Introduction, Leading a JA Session - Activity, and Leading a JA Session - Summary & Review click here.

If you are presenting any elementary school program or are a middle grades volunteer presenting JA Economics for SuccessJA America Works, or JA Global Marketplace and are looking for supplemental training you can follow the link below to the JA Chicago YouTube channel to view a lesson by lesson training for your program!

JA Chicago YouTube

Training Documents

Is your learning style more hands-on? Read through and complete this training packet to help familiarize yourself with the JA teaching model. Inside you will find useful diagrams, articles, and exercises designed to help improve your JA experience. If you're volunteering with a group of your co-workers and friends this is a great exercise to do together!

JA Training Packet

Have you filled out your Volunteer Form? Look through the Volunteer Checklist to make sure you're on track during your time as a JA volunteer

Volunteer_Form_with_Conduct_Standards & Social Media Policy

Volunteer Checklist (Traditional Format)

Volunteer Checklist (JA In a Day Format)