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The weekly Junior Achievement® program takes place in a child's classroom and is coordinated directly with the teacher. There are different time slots available for each school. Slots are filled continually so if you are interested in volunteering in the District of Columbia, please contact Rob Kelly at 202-777-4476 or Robert.Kelly@JA.org.

Training: 1 hour, scheduled at your convenience
Prep Time: 30-60 minutes prior to each visit to the classroom
Teaching Time: Varies

Shining Stars Montessori Academy

1240 Randolph St NE
Washington, DC 20017

Days of the Week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
Dates:  Begin ASAP
Time: 9:00 – 9:45 AM

Eastern High School

1700 E Capitol Street NE, Washington DC 20002



Program: JA Career Success ®
(Seven - 45 minute sessions) 
JA Career Success equips students with the knowledge required to get and keep a job in high-growth industries. Students will explore the crucial workplace skills employers seek but often find lacking in young employees. Students also will learn about valuable tools to find that perfect job, including resumes, cover letters, and interviewing techniques. (Grades 9-12)

Grade: 9th grade
Month(s): February 28 – April 4
Day of the Week: Wednesday
Time of Day: 9:10-9:55 AM

Program:  JA Personal Finance ®
(3 - 90 minute sessions) 
JA Personal Finance explores the fundamental elements of personal finances: earnings, saving and investing, budgeting, credit, risk management, and giving. Students apply these elements to a personal financial plan that allows them to set specific goals for their lifelong financial needs and desired quality of life. (Grades 9-12)

Grade: 10th grade
Month(s): February – June
Day of the Week: Flexible  
Time of Day: Flexible

Multiple High Schools