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Become a Mentor for K-12 Students

Volunteer working with two students
Junior Achievement of Southwest New England provides volunteers with training that is simple and relatable; programs that are engaging and fun; and a classroom full of eager kids ready to learn from you!

As a Junior Achievement volunteer, you will inspire kids to achieve a more fulfilling career and life by contributing your professional insights and personal experiences to the programs you teach.

Easy Step-by-Step Process

Easy Step-by-Step Process

1) Sign Up

How you volunteer is important! Select the type of volunteering that is most suitable to get more information and complete a form that our Programs Managers will use to contact you.

2) Pick Schedule

You will have the opportunity to discuss with your Program Manager your preference of how or where you would like to Volunteer and coordinate your schedule.

3) Attend Training

Our Program Manager will provide you with a short but effective training session in which you will be able to ask questions. We will make sure you are ready to volunteer!

4) Impact Lives

Sharing your professional and personal experiences through the JA program you have selected helps students see how they can achieve their dreams!

Flexible Volunteering Choices


Do you have a child in the neighborhood school? Volunteering for Junior Achievement is flexible and in many cases you serve a class close to your home or work!

Time Investment

Junior Achievement associates provide resources that make preparation easy and with so many learning experiences to choose from you can pick one that best fits your schedule.

Grade Level

Junior Achievement has learning experiences for grades K-12. Volunteers are able to pick what grade range they would prefer to interact with and instruct.

Delivery Model

Welcome to today’s education! As a Junior Achievement volunteer you can choose how you would like to serve. We have in-person, virtual, and blended learning experiences!


K-12 Learning Experiences


Young kids are the best. If you have a child in elementary school and want to share your experiences while presenting multimedia financial education and enjoy working with younger kids, contact JA of Southwest New England to learn more about volunteering with JA!

Middle School

Middle School students are the best. Volunteering with kids can be so much fun but it helps when those students are more engaged and curious about the future and the kind of jobs that exist. If you enjoy working with kids, contact JA of Southwest New England to learn more about volunteering with JA.

High School

Young adults are the best. If you enjoy working with kids that are ready to tackle the world but are looking for the paths to be opened up to them and are fascinated by innovation and entrepreneurship, contact JA of Southwest New England to learn about volunteering with JA.


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