Junior Achievement of Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay, Inc.

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Invest your time in shaping the young minds of today to prepare them for a better tomorrow. The fully developed curriculum allows you to hit the ground running with all of the resources you need to mentor the workforce of the 21 st century.

All Junior Achievement programs are facilitated by volunteers. Throughout JA's sequential K-12 programs, students use information, apply basic skills, think critically, and solve complex problems. We pride ourselves in developing innovative programs that are easy for volunteers to use; educating young people about business and economics and helping to prepare them for fulfilling careers.

Anyone can be a volunteer for JA. Volunteers are needed to work with students throughout our community. Multicultural and bilingual volunteers are especially needed to work with our east San Jose students.


Classroom Volunteer: Be a positive role model for youth. Help children improve their lives. Experience schools from the inside out. Network with other professionals. Sharpen written and verbal communication skills. Enhance your own understanding of free enterprise. Increase your self-esteem and confidence. Help a student prepare for the future.

1 class hour a week for 5 to 7 weeks
30 - 45 minutes k-2nd grade
45 - 60 minutes 3rd-12th grade
class times based on teacher's schedule
(7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
1 to 1.5 hour preparation per class hour

Good presentation and speaking skills
Creative and patient
Enjoy working with youth
Responsible and reliable
Provide own transportation
Some control of own time
No need to have teaching experience
Multicultural and Bilingual volunteers needed
For more information or to sign up for a volunteer training, please contact:

Jennifer Mendoza, Education Manager | [email protected] | 1401 Parkmoor Ave Suite 110 San Jose, CA 95126 | Phone: 408-998-8915x204

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1401 Parkmoor Ave. Suite 110, San Jose, CA

Monday - Friday (8am - 3pm)

+1 408.988.8915


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