Ways To Volunteer
Traditional In-ClassroomWhere: In a school classroom in our community
As a JA Traditional Volunteer, you'll be paired with a teacher in a classroom. This delivery method is an effective and popular way to show students a connection between the skills they are learning in the classroom and how they can get a more fulfilling career and life.Learn more about Traditional In-Classroom
JA Titan Business Challenge MentorWhere: In-Person: In our community
As a volunteer mentor, you'll help guide students through the JA Titan simulation, assist with the decision-making process and keep them on time and on task.Learn more about JA Titan Business Challenge Mentor
JA Job ShadowWhere: At your company or organization
Students in our community come to you! You'll give them insight into your job and give them a tour of your company so they can have an opportunity to see how work gets done. It's a really great way to show them how products are made or services are promoted.Learn more about JA Job Shadow
JA In A DayWhere: In a school classroom in our community
This experience uses the same JA programs as the traditional method, but it's condensed into a single day for a high-impact experience! Perfect for the volunteer who can take just a day away from work.Learn more about JA In A Day
JA Finance Park: Capstone ExperienceWhere: In-Person: Milwaukee, WI or Appleton, WI
JA Finance Park begins with in-class learning and culminates with a day-long visit to a realistic on-site simulation community where students are assigned a random life experience with a specific career, education, family size, credit score and student debt. They research, shop, and pay for various life categories and balance a monthly budget based on their life category.Learn more about JA Finance Park: Capstone Experience
JA Career SpeakerWhere: In Person: Middle School or High School
As a speaker, you will present the same information 3 times to four different groups of students. Group sizes will range between 15 to 30 students per session. A teacher or parent volunteer will be available for help during your 30-minute sessions. Presentations can include a slideshow or videos but are not required.Learn more about JA Career Speaker
JA BizTown: Capstone ExperienceWhere: In-Person: Milwaukee, WI or Appleton, WI
JA BizTown begins with in-class learning and culminates with a day-long visit to a fully interactive, simulated town where students operate the economy of a small city. Each student takes on a role such as CEO, CFO, Marketing Director, Sales Manager and others in order to run their businesses, receive paychecks, make bank transactions and shop.Learn more about JA BizTown: Capstone Experience
K-12 Learning Experiences
Young kids are the best. If you have a child in elementary school and want to share your experiences while presenting multimedia financial education and enjoy working with younger kids, contact JA of Wisconsin to learn more about volunteering with JA!
Middle School students are the best. Volunteering with kids can be so much fun but it helps when those students are more engaged and curious about the future and the kind of jobs that exist. If you enjoy working with kids, contact JA of Wisconsin to learn more about volunteering with JA.
Young adults are the best. If you enjoy working with kids that are ready to tackle the world but are looking for the paths to be opened up to them and are fascinated by innovation and entrepreneurship, contact JA of Wisconsin to learn about volunteering with JA.
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