Junior Achievement of OR & SW Washington Seeking Classroom Volunteers for Various Districts

Classroom volunteers would visit a class a total of five times to teach five lessons. Find out if there is an opening at a district near you.

Junior Achievement of Oregon & Southwest Washington is currently seeking classroom volunteers!  What does that entail?

Classroom volunteers would visit a class a total of five times to teach five lessons, each lesson lasting between 30-45 minutes, depending on the grade. Dates and times for the lessons are to be set directly with the classroom teacher.

Below is a list of current volunteer needs, though it changes daily.  If you have a school or city you are interested in volunteering in and do not see it on the list, please contact Junior Achievement of OR and Southwest Washington Director of In-Class Programs Jennifer Arritola at [email protected]

Beaverton School District

Chehalem Elementary—15555 SW Davis Rd., Beaverton, OR

1st grade to start in April – one class

JA Our Families: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Five lessons/visits at 35-40 minutes each.

Cooper Mountain Elementary—7670 SW 170th Ave., Beaverton, OR

1st grade to start in April – 1 class

JA Our Families: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Five lessons/visits at 35-40 minutes each.

2nd grade to start in May – 1 class

JA Our Community: Through hands-on activities, students see how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community’s success. Various jobs and their required skills are identified to demonstrate how the work people do positively affects a community’s economy. Five lessons/visits at 40 minutes each.

3rd grade to start in April – 2 classes

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Errol Hassel—18100 SW Bany Rd., Aloha, OR

Kindergarten to start in April – 2 classes

JA Ourselves: Students are introduced to personal economics and the choices consumers make to meet their needs and wants. They learn about the role of money in society and gain practical information about earning, saving, and sharing money. Five lessons/visits at 30 minutes each.

1st grade to start in April – 1class

JA Our Families: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Five lessons/visits at 35-40 minutes each.

Springville Elementary—6655 NW Joss Ave., Portland

3rd grade to start in April – 1 class

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

4th grade to start in May – 2 classes

JA Our Region®: Am I an entrepreneur? Students explore entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use natural, capital, and human resources to produce goods and services. They examine traits of successful entrepreneurs and apply them to their own skills and abilities. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Terra Linda Elementary—1998 NW 143rd St., Portland

3rd grade to start in March/April – 3 classes

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

West Tualatin View Elementary—8800 SW Leahy Rd., Portland

1st grade to start in March/April – 1class

JA Our Families: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Five lessons/visits at 35-40 minutes each.

Bethel School District

Fairfield Elementary—3455 Royal Ave., Eugene, OR

4th grade class to start ASAP – 1 class

JA Our Region®: Am I an entrepreneur? Students explore entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use natural, capital, and human resources to produce goods and services. They examine traits of successful entrepreneurs and apply them to their own skills and abilities. Five lessons/visits at 45 minutes each.

Irving Elementary—3200 Hyacinth St., Eugene, OR

1st grade class to start in April – 1 class

JA Our Families: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Five lessons/visits at 30 minutes each.

Eugene School District

Awbrey Park Elementary—158 Spring Creek Dr., Eugene, OR

1st grade to start in April – 1 class

JA Our Families: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Five lessons/visits at 30 minutes each.

3rd grade to start in May – 2 classes

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Corridor Elementary—250 Silver Lane, Eugene, OR

3rd grade to start in March – 1 class

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals.  Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

4th grade to start in February/March – 1 class

JA Our Region®: Am I an entrepreneur? Students explore entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use natural, capital, and human resources to produce goods and services. They examine traits of successful entrepreneurs and apply them to their own skills and abilities.  Five lessons/visits at 45 minutes each.

Holt Elementary—770 Calvin St., Eugene, OR

2nd grade to start in January/February – 4 classes

JA Our Community: Through hands-on activities, students see how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community’s success. Various jobs and their required skills are identified to demonstrate how the work people do positively affects a community’s economy. Five lessons/visits at 35-40 minutes each.

4th grade to start ASAP – 4 classes

JA Our Region®: Am I an entrepreneur? Students explore entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use natural, capital, and human resources to produce goods and services. They examine traits of successful entrepreneurs and apply them to their own skills and abilities. Five lessons/visits at 45 minutes each.

5th grade to start in February – 4 classes

JA Our Nation: Students gain practical information about the U.S. free market system and how it serves as an economic engine for businesses and careers. They learn that entrepreneurial and innovative thinking are required for high-growth, high-demand careers in a global economy. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Spring Creek Elementary—560 Irvington Dr., Eugene, OR

2nd grade to start ASAP – 1 class

JA Our Community: Through hands-on activities, students see how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community’s success. Various jobs and their required skills are identified to demonstrate how the work people do positively affects a community’s economy. Five visits/lessons at 35-40 minutes each.

3rd grade to start in January/February – 2 classes

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals.  Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Twin Oaks Elementary—85916 Bailey Hill Rd., Eugene, OR

2nd grade to start in May– 1 class

JA Our Community: Through hands-on activities, students see how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community’s success. Various jobs and their required skills are identified to demonstrate how the work people do positively affects a community’s economy. Five visits/lessons at 35-40 minutes each.

3rd grade to start in January/February – 1 class

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals.  Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Hillsboro School District

Patterson Elementary—261 NE Lenox St., Hillsboro, OR

1st grade to start in April/May – 1class

JA Our Families: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Five lessons/visits at 35-40 minutes each.

4th grade to start in March/April – 2 classes

JA Our Region®: Am I an entrepreneur? Students explore entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use natural, capital, and human resources to produce goods and services. They examine traits of successful entrepreneurs and apply them to their own skills and abilities. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

5th grade to start in March – 1 class

JA Our Nation: Students gain practical information about the U.S. free market system and how it serves as an economic engine for businesses and careers. They learn that entrepreneurial and innovative thinking are required for high-growth, high-demand careers in a global economy. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Portland School District

Marsyville Elementary—7733 SE Raymond St., Portland

Kindergarten to start in February/March – 2 classes

JA Ourselves: Students are introduced to personal economics and the choices consumers make to meet their needs and wants. They learn about the role of money in society and gain practical information about earning, saving, and sharing money. Five lessons/visits at 30 minutes each.

2nd grade to start in February/March – 2 classes

JA Our Community: Through hands-on activities, students see how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community’s success. Various jobs and their required skills are identified to demonstrate how the work people do positively affects a community’s economy. Five lessons/visits at 40 minutes each.

3rd grade to start in February – 1 class

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals.  Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Abernethy Elementary—2421 SE Orange Ave., Portland, OR

2nd grade to start in April – 1 class

JA Our Community: Through hands-on activities, students see how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community’s success. Various jobs and their required skills are identified to demonstrate how the work people do positively affects a community’s economy. Five lessons/visits at 40 minutes each.

Springfield School District

Centennial Elementary—1315 Aspen St., Springfield, OR

2nd grade to start ASAP – 1 class

JA Our Community: Through hands-on activities, students see how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community’s success. Various jobs and their required skills are identified to demonstrate how the work people do positively affects a community’s economy. Five lessons/visits at 40 minutes each.

Ridgeview Elementary—526 66th Street, Springfield, OR

1st grade to start ASAP – 1 class

JA Our Families: By focusing on the roles people play in their local economy, students learn the importance of work and entrepreneurship. They become aware of how families earn money to pay for their needs and wants. Five lessons/visits at 30 minutes each.

3rd grade to start in April – 3 classes

JA Our City: City life comes into sharp context as students explore the importance of money and the different ways people pay for goods and services. Students consider the contributions that financial institutions make to a city and how they help businesses and people achieve their economic goals. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

4th grade to start in March/April – 1 class

JA Our Region: Am I an entrepreneur? Students explore entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use natural, capital, and human resources to produce goods and services. They examine traits of successful entrepreneurs and apply them to their own skills and abilities. Five lessons/visits at 45 minutes each.

5th grade to start in January/February – 2 classes

JA Our Nation: Students gain practical information about the U.S. free market system and how it serves as an economic engine for businesses and careers. They learn that entrepreneurial and innovative thinking are required for high-growth, high-demand careers in a global economy. Five lessons/visits to the classroom at 45 minutes each.

Yolanda Elementary—2350 Yolanda St., Springfield, OR

4th grade to start ASAP – 1 class

JA Our Region®: Am I an entrepreneur? Students explore entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use natural, capital, and human resources to produce goods and services. They examine traits of successful entrepreneurs and apply them to their own skills and abilities. Five lessons/visits at 45 minutes each.

Questions about this story? Contact Eric Horvath: 503.350.2222, [email protected]