ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION
Junior Achievement of North Florida is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success
JA of North Florida's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.
JA of North Florida Spotlight
Hall of Fame - May 27, 2021
JA of North Florida Golf Classic - July 21, 2021
$mart Women Make Change! - September 15, 2021
For more information on these and other Junior Achievement events, contact Shannon Italia or call (904) 398-9944 x228.
Click the Learn More button to view all upcoming and past JA events.
JA Inspire Teacher Resources
FOR TEACHERS: This is the teacher resource guide to JA Inspire. Educators, please take some time to carefully review all information in this section and download the Teacher and Student Guides.
Become a Virtual Volunteer!
Make a difference in the lives of North Florida's students! We offer several options to volunteer virtually.
Junior Achievement Online Learning
JA is providing free online learning resources for teachers, parents and K-12 students. Click the button to view online lessons and download lesson resources.
Why Junior Achievement?
JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in your community:
- 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.
- 49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.
- 36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.
- 91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
Which Way To JA?
Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in North Florida by helping today's students with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st century workplace.
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Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of North Florida!
By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom virtually during work hours and you can share your experience and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.
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Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer virtually in your community directly with JA of North Florida!
Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom virtually to deliver proven, hands-on programming that inspires students to understand the opportunities provided by education.
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LEARN MORE ABOUT JA PROGRAMS
Not an Educator? Find out how you can get JA programs virtually into your North Florida school!
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"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."