JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT'S PURPOSE AND VALUES
Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
The envisioned future - what we aspire to become. Junior Achievement maintains an active vision, front and center, on how we can have a positive impact on the lives of more students - guided by our core values:
BELIEF IN THE BOUNDLESS POTENTIAL OF YOUNG PEOPLE
Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship
Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity, and excellence in how we do it
Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals
Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration
Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning
Junior Achievement Facts
What Is Junior Achievement?
A Brief History
JA of Greater St. Louis Awards
Junior Achievement USA Star Award 1998-2019, Junior Achievement USA Peak Performance Team Award 2013-2014, Excellence in Community Development 2014 - Progress 64 West, Metlife Foundation Entrepreneurial Award: JA Finance Park Online and JA Accounting: INROADS to a Certified Professional Achiever
JA of Greater St. Louis Team
Meet the passionate and committed team that is working hard to empower our youth.
Our staff is committed to make your experience working with us absolutely the best!
Our Board Members include the finest business and individual leaders in our community.
JA's Young Professionals Advisory Board is a group of innovative, energetic, and philanthropic young professionals.
More About Junior Achievement
Financials AND Annual Reports
We've consistently received high grades for accountability and transparency.
Join us on our mission to empower youth and create robust communities.
JA Business Hall of fame Laureates
Learn about our illustrious laureates.
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis District Operations
Diversity Statement: Junior Achievement is the recognized leader in "empowering young people to own their economic success®" through volunteer-led, experiential learning. We are dedicated to providing a positive, enriching learning experience free of bias. Junior Achievement welcomes K-12 students, volunteers and potential staff regardless of race, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."