Junior Achievement of NL
Address: 3rd Floor, Delgado Building, 171 Water Street, P.O. Box 7468, St. John’s, NL A1E 4V8
To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
Primary, elementary, junior high and high school students.
Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:
JA helps shape our future leaders through innovative in-school and after-school business education programs. Program delivery methods include: virtual (jacampus.org), in-person and webinars. On the jacampus.org, some programs are self-directed, meaning students can access whenever, where ever at no cost. Programs educate youth on workforce readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship. Programs are supported by local industry, service groups, and community groups. Business volunteers are a big part of JA’s success.
JA programs help students:
- Explore future school and career options
- Learn teamwork and communication skills
- Gain creative problem-solving skills
- Understand leadership and entrepreneurship
- Discover budgeting and saving skills for independent living
- And much, much more
- Programs offered for children in grades 3-6 includes:
- A Business of Our Own: students learn how to start a business, produce and promote their products, manage their finances and a team
- Our Country: learn about Canada’s technological history past and present and share ideas on our next innovation
- More Than Money: students are taught about earning, spending, and savings. And are introduced to the concepts of establishing, managing and growing a business
- Our Business World: explore the creation of business and what them succeed
- Programs offered for children in grades 7-9 includes:
- Economics for success: helps students see the connection between education and achieving their goals
- Dollars with sense: students learn about making smart financial decisions, learn how to live debt free, personal money management
- Programs offered to youth in grades 10-12 includes:
- Personal Finance: students learn about elements of personal finances including spending wisely, budgeting, savings, how to make investments and using a credit card
- Be Entrepreneurial: encourages student to explore and think about future business ventures and help them create a plan to achieve their goal
- Company Program: over a four month period students learn how to organize and operate a real business. Volunteers from local business community work with students to launch and manage small enterprise
- World of Choices: high school students with industry specific career mentors to explore different career paths.
Self Directed Programs: