Junior Achievement Big Bend – Community Volunteers Needed

If you are passionate about entrepreneurship, work-readiness and financial literacy education, please consider becoming a Junior Achievement Big Bend volunteer.

Junior Achievement (JA) is the nation’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to giving young people, K-12, the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills are taught by volunteers from the business community. JA Big Bend provides the materials, scheduling and training necessary to deliver world-class financial literacy programs and provide relevant, hands-on experiences for over 3,000 students annually in our local area.

Currently, JA Big Bend is seeking volunteers who have a passion for entrepreneurship! JA Be Entrepreneurial, reaches 1,000-1,500 high school students annually in all of our local high schools. JA volunteers challenge students to start “thinking” entrepreneurial and teaches them the essential elements of practical business planning using the Business Model Canvas.

Time Commitment: (6) 50-minute classroom sessions, taught one day each week for 6 weeks; October thru November; training is approximately one-hour; lunch provided

Training Dates: August 22-OR-August 28, 11:30-1:00

Contact Kristi Strickland at 850-544-5510; kristi@jabigbend.org