Junior Achievement

Partner Type

Education, Children & Youth

Description and Mission

Junior Achievement of Central Missouri is a partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers all working together to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. JAs hands-on, experiential programs teach the key concepts of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to young people all over the world.


Volunteers embody the heart of Junior Achievement. Taking a message of opportunity and boundless potential to a classroom in your community, no matter what your profession, is JA in action. Volunteers teach basic business concepts to classrooms, using the information provided by JA to execute a lesson plan.

Special emphasis and skills:

Math Proficiency, Financial Development, Financial Literacy, Youth Emphasis, Budgeting, Life Skills Training, Business Plan

Contact Information:

Junior Achievement - Central Mo.

P O Box 10140
Columbia, MO 65205
Phone: (573) 808-6472



How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.