Virtual Volunteering Experience
Volunteers are critical to the success of our programs and JA volunteers can impact many students in a short span of time. As a volunteer, you will inspire and prepare young people for their futures and help youth avoid the financial pitfalls so many adults currently face.
What is my time commitment?
Time commitments vary with which program you are participating in however you can expect to spend:
60-90 minutes of orientation and training from a local JA staff member
30-60 minutes of self-preparation
1-3 hours of virtual classroom program instruction
What is provided to me?
- Training – you will be provided with guidance from a JA staff member including useful training materials for you to reference as you prepare for your volunteer experience.
- Connection – a teacher will be assigned to you and you will have the ability to contact the teacher directly with any questions you may have regarding the class.
- Content – a set of class materials that you will share with the class will be provided to you as a guide to what you'll be teaching and where you can provide your experiences.
- Support – a local staff member will be available to assist you with any issues or to answer any questions you may have.
2022 Play 4 JA
JA's Play 4 JA Events are a great way for companies and individuals to support students in their community with friendly fundraising and competition among colleagues, friends, and family. These offerings allow you to do some good while having fun.
2022 Business Hall of Fame
JA honors Hall of Fame recipients for their leadership, success in business, and community involvement. Past recipients include entrepreneurs, CEOs, and presidents of both public and private companies, who have achieved extraordinary successes and continue to help shape Connecticut.
2022 Partners in Achievement Breakfast
Since its inception 18 years ago in Hartford, and 12 years ago in New Haven, the Partners in Achievement breakfast has grown exponentially. This event showcases the incredible students, volunteers, and educators who have benefited from their JA experiences. It also provides a great opportunity to network with local businesses.
2022 Golf Classic
The Junior Achievement Classic, benefiting Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, has earned a well-deserved reputation as the premier golf event in Central New England. The JA Classic provides top business and community leaders the opportunity to entertain their best clients and customers while supporting our mission.
2022 JA Office Warriors
The third annual JA Office Warriors will take place on June 25, 2020. This event brings local CT corporate teams together to compete in wacky office games including Water Cooler Bowling, K-Cup Towers, and Rubber Band Archery. Show JA students how it's done and inspire them to be warriors in their own pursuit of the American Dream!