Education/Teaching/Training, Program Management, Volunteer Management
4 Year Degree
Junior Achievement is the world's largest and fastest-growing non-profit economics education organization. Started in Chicago in 1940, Junior Achievement of Chicago office served over 570,000 students throughout the metropolitan area last school year. We are the passionate people dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. See the JA website at www.jachicago.org for more information.
The Program Manager implements and manages the daily operations of all Junior Achievement programs for designated geographic/market area. Responsibilities include fundraising, class sales, volunteer recruitment, marketing and training. Prepares accurate and current reports. Assists in increasing public awareness. Assures program quality, expansion, and excellent school and business relationships.
Acquires the necessary financial resources to support programs through a variety of sources.
Meets program goals in geographic/market area. Supervises the placement and recruitment of all volunteers from companies and in organizations within geographic/market area.
Provide exceptional hands-on service to all volunteers, executive partners, and teachers.
Consistently recruits and secures new volunteer and funding opportunities.
Meets geographic area revenue goals. Successfully carries out contingency plan to make up for any shortfalls.
Maintains quality and accurate information on volunteers and companies in geographic/market area.
Assists Director with all program related Board Committees in carrying out their specific functions. Prepares material for Board and Committee meetings.
Must have a car and current Illinois drivers license
Be able to lift 20 pounds (job requires educational material to be transported)
Must have a bachelors degree and proof of graduation
Junior Achievement of Chicago is a non profit that teaches students from kindergarten through 12th grade about financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship through hand on activities taught by business and community volunteers. Junior Achievement of Chicago empowers young people to own their economic success.