Volunteer Contact Standards
Each year, Junior Achievement staff shall convey these standards in writing to all volunteers prior to their first visit to JA Biztown. Staff shall review these standards verbally, as well, with volunteers teaching for the first time.
Junior Achievement serves youth. Our volunteers teach valuable lessons with each word and especially with their conduct. Adult misconduct with youth carries serious consequences. Because Junior Achievement cares that it's volunteers have healthy relationships with the youth they serve, it has established these standards.
These are examples only, not a comprehensive list. Other actions not listed could result in suspension or dismissal as a volunteer.
Junior Achievement takes all complaints of misconduct seriously. Credible allegations of misconduct will be promptly investigated by the appropriate authorities. During any such investigation, the JA volunteer will be placed on leave. If an investigation determines misconduct occurred, it will result in the intermediate and permanent dismissal as a JA volunteer.
Any JA staff member or volunteer who reasonably suspects misconduct must report these suspicions immediately to the appropriate JA staff person at the local office.