Partnerships and support from corporations, small businesses, universities, foundations, service clubs and individuals enables JA to bring volunteers and programs to local classrooms.


Junior Achievement of Chicago has a large national network of volunteers. During the 2012-2013 school year, over 13,000 people volunteered their time in the classroom. Learn more about volunteer opportunities.


Board service is one of the most valuable assets the business community brings to Junior Achievement.  JA is always seeking talented and visionary leaders to serve. Learn more about board service.


Junior Achievement of Chicago works with committed and generous partners to provide economic education programs to schools around the Chicago area. These partners include many of the nation's leading universities, educators, and public and private schools, which are an integral part of Junior Achievement of Chicago’s education efforts. See full list of schools [PDF]

Spending time in the classroom is a fantastic way of giving back to the community.
- JA supporter