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JA BizTown Volunteers - Central Iowa

How You Can Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to mentor small groups of students throughout their day at JA BizTown.  No special expertise or preparation is necessary and thorough training is provided for all volunteers! Parent volunteers should contact the classroom teacher to get involved.
If you would like more information about how you can become a JA BizTown volunteer please contact Rachael Haaland or call 515.279.9602 ext 215. 

JA BizTown Volunteer Training


First: Online Training Video

Begin by viewing the training video below which will give an overview of a JA Biztown simulation as well as volunteer responsibilities. Once complete, proceed to the next step.


Next: Online Registration Form

Please use the direct link from your teacher to the JA Engage class to finish registering as a volunteer. If you cannot find the direct link, please reach out to the teacher first.

We highly recommend reading over the Employee Handbooks for the storefront you are volunteering in. If you do not know your assigned storefront, please contact the classroom teacher.

Last: Simulation Day!

The classroom teacher will be in contact with you with details about your school's simulation day. Please be sure to arrive no earlier than 30 minutes prior to the student's arrival

JA BizTown Volunteer Check-In Process:

Upon arrival, you will:

  • Be greeted by a JA staff member

  • Sign our Code of Conduct Standards and Social Media Policy

  • Bring all your belongings with you into your JA BizTown business

  • Participate in JA BizTown business training by a JA staff member. This training will be more in-depth and business specific.

  • Review Emergency Procedures

Don't Forget: Bring a sack lunch and wear comfortable shoes! Please see this map for where to enter our facility the morning of the simulation. 

See you at JA BizTown!

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