I just completed my fourth set of sessions volunteering for Junior Achievement. Junior Achievement is a program where business people volunteer in classrooms in the area to teach children about business and financial matters. All of the information and materials are given to the volunteer. The first year I had a 4th grade and the [...]

For the month of October I am participating in a 31 day event where bloggers post each day on different topics. I chose the topic of teaching kids about money and finances. Junior Achievement is a program where business people volunteer in classrooms in the area to teach children about business and financial matters. All [...]

Yesterday I finished volunteering in a 3rd grade classroom for Junior Achievement. Junior Achievement is a program where business people volunteer in classrooms in the area to teach children about business and financial matters. All of the information and materials are given to the volunteer. This is my 3rd year of volunteering, the first year [...]

I feel it is very important to teach children about money and finances when they are young and Junior Achievement is an important part in that. Through Junior Achievement, business professionals volunteer their time in area classrooms to teach financial lessons to students. Each session is 5 visits to the classroom, with each visit between [...]

I did my first session of Junior Achievement lessons today, for this year.  Last year was the first time I had volunteered for Junior Achievement.  Through Junior Achievement business people volunteer in classrooms to teach financial matters to school kids.  The lessons are 5 sessions and the material is all ready for you.  Last year [...]

Through Junior Achievement, business professionals volunteer their time in area classrooms to teach financial lessons to students. Each session is 5 visits to the classroom, with each visit between 30 to 45 minutes. It gives the students a different perspective to hear from someone other than their teacher and parents. It is also different to hear from people actually in certain jobs and professions.