Junior Achievement of Chicago invites you to participate in the opportunity to share with students information about your education, career and military experience.  We are seeking veterans to serve as volunteers to deliver workshops on branding, leadership & service, interviewing skills, the importance of soft skills and staying in school. Please consider any of the opportunities below.

Thank you to the McCormick Foundation for sponsoring these programs!

Friday, February 24, 2017 from 9:30-1:30 pm (lunch break in this time; volunteers can participate in one-hour increments if needed)
Robert Morris University – JROTC High School JA in a Day with Work Readiness Workshops at 401 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Note: This is JA’s 1st Annual JROTC/Armed Forces Day.  We will have JROTC high school students from various high schools across Chicago participating.

 
Friday, February 24, 2017 from 9:00-12:00 pm (in class presentations; volunteers can participate in one-hour increments if needed)
Funston Elementary – JA Reverse Job Shadow (career day) at 2010 N. Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647
Note: Clemente Academy High School JROTC students will volunteer on the same day

 
Friday, February 24, 2017 from 9:00-12:00 pm (in class presentations; volunteers can participate in one-hour increments if needed)
Chopin Elementary – JA Reverse Job Shadow (career day) Day at 2450 N. Rice Street, Chicago, IL 60622
Note: Phoenix Military Academy High School students will volunteer on the same day

 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 9:00-12:00 pm (in class presentations; volunteers can participate in one-hour increments if needed)
Prieto Elementary – JA Reverse Job Shadow (career day) Day at 2231 N. Central Avenue, Chicago, IL 60639
Note: Prosser High School JROTC students will volunteer on the same day

 
If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please contact Maria at mramos@jachicago.org. To learn more about JA Chicago, please visit our website at www.jachicago.org.

3 Comments

    • Hello,

      I am a Navy veteran and currently employed by United Airlines. I am interested in volunteering for the Feb 24 Work Readiness Workshop at Robert Morris. Please let me know if I can help out! My cell is 617-945-6361 and my desk phone is 872-825-9633. Email address is stephen.khanoyan@united.com

      Thanks so much!

      Steve Khanoyan
      February 2, 2017, @ 9:58 am Reply
    • I am a Vietnam era Army vet (although I never went to Vietnam). I would love to attend the event at Robert Morris, but I’ll be out of town. Please keep me in mind for future events.

      Eugene Morris
      February 2, 2017, @ 2:36 pm Reply
      • Hi Eugene- please reach out to me at 312-715-1300×252 and I will get you set up with a JA class!

        Laura
        February 22, 2017, @ 9:47 am Reply

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