Training Resources

Junior Achievement provides training for all our volunteers.  Click here for our training calendar.

Below you will find a number of volunteer resources available for you to download.  If you have any problems accessing the file please email us.  Also, if you have any suggestions for tools to add to this section of the Volunteer Portal, we would love to hear them!

NOTE:  Please click on the file to download it. There may be a small time delay when opening or saving the file.

What is a JA Volunteer? 

Volunteer Handbook

Volunteer Orientation

Understanding The Lessons 

Grade 3:  Our Community

Program Guide      Outline

Grade 4:  Our Country

Program Guide      Outline

Grade 5:  Our Business World

Program Guide     Outline       

Grade 6:  A Business of Our Own

Program Guide      Outline

Grade 8:  Dollars with Sense

Program Guide

Grade 9:  Economics for Success

Program Guide






Virtual Training 

Overview of JA

Working with the JA Staff

Working with the Teacher

Class Management

Student Characteristics

Experience It