Ways To Volunteer
Join us in bringing together local businesses with aspiring students in hopes of igniting the early spark for their future careers. At this event, students dive into immersive, hands-on activities, gaining practical experience with industry tools and equipment, all while engaging directly with influential business leaders from the Eastern Shore community.Learn more about JA Inspire
JA Stock Market Challenge
This challenge follows the in classroom curriculum of JA Take Stock in Your Future which introduces students to the stock market. Together we will introduce high school students to the fundamentals of stocks, the impact of world events on the stock market, long-term investing, and how investors make investment decisions and diversify their portfolios. Students then get to put their learning into practice in the JA Stock Market Challenge, a hands-on and high-tech immersive simulation!Learn more about JA Stock Market Challenge
JA Leadership Academy
Leadership Academy is a leadership event focused on learning 21st-century skills, knowledge sharing, and discussion-based learning. Students will rotate through breakout sessions on various topics led by community leaders and experts.Learn more about JA Leadership Academy
JA Finance Park Entry
JA Finance Park Entry Level helps students build a foundation upon which they can make intelligent lifelong financial decisions, including those decisions related to income, expenses, savings, and credit.Learn more about JA Finance Park Entry
JA Finance Park Advanced
JA Finance Park is Junior Achievement’s capstone curriculum for personal financial planning and career exploration. This teacher-led classroom curriculum culminates with a visit to JA Finance Park, a realistic on-site or mobile facility, or virtually in the classroom, where participants engage with volunteers and put into practice what they’ve learned by developing a personal budget. A new advanced curriculum and simulation gives teens and young adults a more personal focus. Participants select their career and define their future lifestyle and financial goals. The advanced simulation allows participants to see the long-term impact of their education, savings, and credit decisions.Learn more about JA Finance Park Advanced
JA BizTown provides educators with lessons and resources to effectively integrate financial literacy and work and career readiness into the elementary school classroom. The learning experience supports critical thinking skills and student engagement, and helps students connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world.Learn more about JA BizTown
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 the Eastern Shore 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 the Eastern Shore 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 the Eastern Shore to learn about volunteering with JA.
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