Volunteers bring JA programs to life
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Supporters enable JA to deliver programs at no cost to schools
The Daniels Fund JA Dream Accelerator is now open
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But not all kids today are receiving the tools they need for tomorrow.

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) is part of the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to motivating kids for future career success, self-sufficiency, and financial acumen. We accomplish this through a huge network of stellar volunteers who share their stories with young people and deliver lessons in career readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship.

“JA really opened my eyes to the possibilities of different avenues.
It wasn’t just going to have to be working as a server in a restaurant.
JA turned me onto the idea that there’s more out there.”
-Elijah Janello, JA alumnus


Our volunteers are the heart of JA. As a volunteer, you will deliver lessons in financial literacy, career readiness, and entrepreneurship to young people, while also sharing your unique life experiences and perspectives. By sharing your story, you are providing inspiration, hope, and optimism for their future success!

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Our donors enable our community's young people to participate in life-changing programs at no cost to schools or families. Donations are used to cover the cost of classroom materials, immersive financial literacy programs, curriculum development, and volunteer and teacher training.

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Our education partners invite JA volunteers into their classroom to deliver lessons in financial literacy, career readiness, and entrepreneurship. 83% of teachers say they would actively recommend JA, while 9 out of 10 teachers agree JA programs connect classroom learning to the outside world.

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News & Updates

High School Students Gain Entrepreneurial Spirit Through Innovative Summer Program

This June, high school students from across Metro Denver delved into the world of entrepreneurship at Business Bound. Presented by Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) and the Jake Jabs Center for...

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JA-Rocky Mountain Earns National Honor for Top Performance

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA-Rocky Mountain) has been awarded one of Junior Achievement USA®’s (JA USA) highest honors: the Four-Star Award. The purpose of the Star Award is to recognize staff and...

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JA High School Heroes Spend Day at Local Elementary School in Partnership with TIAA

“It was very fun teaching these kids, they were very enthusiastic and excited about everything they learned. They participated in every activity we did together, and they are just so...

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Featured Partner

From being the presenting sponsor of Junior Achievement (JA) Finance Park to engaging their employees as volunteers, Transamerica, a leading retirement and life insurance company, is making an incredible impact on youth in Metro Denver through their support of JA-Rocky Mountain. Read more

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