<< Back to Volunteers // Current Opportunities


If you are interested in any Northern Virginia in-classroom
volunteer opportunities, please contact:


Gayle Robinson
(703) 426-1564

Holly Booker
(703) 426-1565



JA in a Day events take place over one school day and volunteers teach all 5 lessons of a certain JA accredited program to students in various grade levels from Kindergarten to sixth grade at several elementary schools in Virginia Public Schools. The volunteers cover all lessons in one visit and can teach in pairs (permitting number of volunteers). The program being taught any given day depends on the age level being taught. The list of programs that are taught in Northern Virginia are listed to the right. 


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


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 please contact a member of our programs team as soon as possible to reserve the one that works for you.

FLORIS elementary SCHOOL

2708 Centreville Road
Herndon, VA 20171

Program: JA Our Community®
(Five - 40 minute sessions) 
JA Our Community introduces students to the intersection of work readiness and early elementary grades social studies learning objectives, including how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community's success. 
Grade: 2nd grade
Month(s): May/June 2018
Day of the Week: Flexible
Time of Day: Anytime after 12:30 pm

whitman middle SCHOOL

2500 Parkers Lane
Alexandria, VA 22306

Whitman Middle School.jpg

Program: JA It's My Future® Blended Model
(Six - 45 minute sessions) 
JA It's My Future Blended Model offers middle school students practical information to help prepare them for the working world. Students will develop the personal-branding and job-hunting skills needed to earn a job.
Grade: 7th Grade
Month(s): Flexible
Day of the Week: Thursdays
Time of Day: 11:50 am- 12:40 pm

 middle SCHOOL

200 S Carlin Springs Rd
Arlington, VA 22204

Program: JA Global Marketplace® Blended Model
(Six - 45 minute sessions) 
JA Global Marketplace Blended Model introduces middle school students to the global marketplace and the ways in which countries buy and sell from each other. Through completion of this program, students will gain an understanding of producers and consumers in the interconnected global market. They will analyze the similarities and differences among countries and the effects of free enterprise.
Grade: 7th Grade
Month(s): Flexible
Day of the Week: Flexible
Time of Day: Flexible

elementary SCHOOL

7500 Magarity Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22043

Westgate Elementary School.jpg

Program: JA Ourselves®
(Five - 30 minute sessions) 
JA Ourselves introduces kindergarten students to the intersection of financial literacy and early elementary grades social studies learning objectives. Through hands-on classroom activities, the program provides students with an introduction to personal economics and the choices consumers make to meet their needs and wants.
Grade: Kindergarten
Month(s): Flexible
Day of the Week: Monday-Friday
Time of Day: 12:05pm-12:30pm