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Inspire and Prepare Young People to Succeed

Junior Achievement of North Florida
Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

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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.

 

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.
Why Junior Achievement?

Which Way To JA?

Corporate Donor

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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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of North Florida!

CORPORATE VOLUNTEER

By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours and you can share your experience and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.

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INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer in your community directly with JA of North Florida!

EDUCATOR

Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom 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 into your North Florida school!
 

62,355
STUDENTS reached LOCALLY
2018-2019
2,668
CLASSES LOCALLY
2018-2019
1,547
VOLUNTEERS LOCALLY
2018-2019
109
SCHOOLS reached LOCALLY
2018-2019

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Buy your 2020 PLAYERS Championship tickets and support Junior Achievement

Buy your 2020 PLAYERS Championship tickets and support Junior Achievement

When: Ends Friday, February 28, 2020
Where: Purchase Tickets Online

$30 from each ticket sold for THE PLAYERS Championship 2020 will be donated back to JA of North Florida! Must use code "JAJAX" at checkout. Purchase through the button below. Thank you for supporting Junior Achievement! Chip in For Youth ends February 28, 2020. THE PLAYERS Championship is March 10-15, 2020.

JA Bowl-A-Thon

JA Bowl-A-Thon

When: TBA April 2020

It's time to roll!  Get your team together and come out for a great time with friends and co-workers in support of Junior Achievement and their mission to improve financial literacy in the youth of our community.

JA of North Florida Golf Classic

JA of North Florida Golf Classic

When: Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Where: THE PLAYERS Championship Course
Time: 8:00 AM Registration

The Junior Achievement of North Florida Golf Classic is a high-end tournament for the benefit of Junior Achievement of North Florida, held at prestigious THE PLAYERS Championship Course.

JA Night at Jacksonville Icemen

JA Night at Jacksonville Icemen

When: Friday, February 28
Where: Veterans Memorial Arena
Time: 7:30 pm

Support Junior Achievement as the Jax Icemen take on the Norfolk Admirals! Tickets are $15 each. $3 from each ticket sold will be donated to Junior Achievement. Buy your tickets at jaxicemen.com/ja20 or click the link below!

  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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