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JAJunior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving students from kindergarten through high school the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers and provide relevant, hands-on experiences in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Founded in 1919, JA currently reaches more than 4.8 million students per year in 109 markets across the United States.

Learn more, download the 2017 Junior Achievement K-12 Brochure [PDF].


Junior Achievement’s volunteers come from all walks of life, including: business people, college students, parents and retirees.  These dedicated individuals are the backbone of our organization.

To learn how you can get involved as a volunteer, click here.