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Monday, April 9, 2018

NABA Baltimore - Junior Achievement's BizTown

Start Date: 4/9/2018 8:00 AM EDT
End Date: 4/9/2018 1:30 PM EDT

Venue Name: Roland Park Elementary/Middle School

5207 Roland Ave
Baltimore, MD  United States  21210

Participate in our next volunteer event. We have partnered with Junior Achievement of Central Maryland to create a team of 15-20 volunteers to help the students at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School have a meaningful JA BizTown experience.

About JA BizTown:
JA BizTown is a 10,000 square-foot simulated city where fourth through sixth graders experience hands-on workplace, business, and personal finance challenges. After a few weeks of in-classroom curriculum, students are selected for a job and spend a day at the JA facility taking on the role of a real-world professional. The fun, immersive atmosphere inspires teamwork, critical thinking, and decision-making skills for each student.

The Curriculum:
JA BizTown helps students develop a stronger link between
what they learn in school and the realities of how our economy
works. For many kids, it's the first time they experience the
interconnnectedness of each of our lives. When students take
on a different role in this "micro-economy," they witness how
their decisions affect each other and gain a better
understanding of the demands of today's workplace.

Here is a sample agenda:

8:30 a.m. Volunteer Welcome & Hands-on Training
9:30 a.m. Student Arrival at JA BizTown
9:45 a.m. Business Start-up
10:30 a.m. Opening Town Meeting
10:45 a.m. Staff Meetings
11:00 a.m. Lunch Break Rotations
12:30 p.m. Staff Meetings
12:45 p.m. Shopping Break Rotations
1:15 p.m. Business Clean-up
1:30 p.m. Closing Town Meeting
1:45 p.m. Student Dismissal/Volunteer Debrief
Click on the link below to RSVP today. Also please visit JA's website for additional information.