Junior Achievement USA

Press Release: SHRM and Junior Achievement USA Announce Two-Year Collaboration

Together, organizations will promote work readiness in schools, prepare youth to become successful adults in the world of work 

Washington, D.C., June 21, 2016 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Junior Achievement USA announced today that they have formed a collaborative partnership to promote work readiness in high schools across the country.

Leaders of the two organizations — Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM, and Jack E. Kosakowski, president and CEO of Junior Achievement USA — will sign a memorandum  of understanding today during SHRM's 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition.  Read more...

JA Volunteer Openings: Through in-class programs, volunteers from all walks of life enter local classrooms to teach students about business, economics, and the importance of staying in school. JA has programs for students in grades K-12 and all of their programs correlate with the New York Standards for Learning. JA Be Entrepreneurial programs are in need if volunteers ASAP to ensure the students in those classes are able to participate in the Business Plan Challenge in January. JA IN A DAY require a team of 3-5 volunteers and the entire JA program is completed in one day's time, at a date of volunteer and teachers choice. Click here for JA volunteer opportunities.

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