Day of the Girl | Junior Achievement of North Florida

JA Day of the Girl

 
 
JA Day of the Girl
When: Friday, July 12, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: UNF Student Union
1 University of North FL Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224
 
A day all about girls! Day of the Girl is a subprogram under the JA Girl$ initiative. JA Girl$ and partner organizations, companies, and local entrepreneurs will facilitate workshops on topics of concern for girls and young women in grades 3 - 12.

 
 

Day of the Girl shares the vision and mission already in place for JA Girl$:

Vision

To inspire girls and young women to open their minds to new opportunities, understand the power of their choices, and reach high to achieve their full economic potential.

Mission

To prepare girls and young women for economic success by providing hands-on experiences and educational opportunities that honor, value and celebrate the female perspective, experiences, and unique development.
 

Purpose

To provide girls with a holistic, girl-centered approach to the Junior Achievement concepts of financial literacy, entrepreneurship and career readiness. The girls will be in classroom settings, participating in interactive-lessons surrounding the concepts of concepts of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, career readiness, leadership, budgeting, savings & credit, and school & personal safety.
 
 

Day of the Girl Supported By

Remmer Family Foundation

 

Day of the Girl Activities

Workshop topics covering:
  • Budgeting & Saving
  • Work Readiness
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Self-esteem & Image
  • Leadership
  • Lunch and a healthy snack will be provided

...plus a Career Fair (Reverse Job Shadow) for girls to connect with and be inspired by local business women!
 

 

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed for the following Day of the Girl activities:

  • Host a workshop teaching a Junior Achievement program on work readiness or financial literacy
  • Host a workshop with an interactive experience showcasing the work of your business or organization
  • Share your professional experience at a table during a Career Fair rotation
  • Escort our participant groups from station to station

Interested in volunteering? Email Carly Norton or call 904-398-9944 x225.

 

Questions? Contact

Carly Norton, JA Girl$ Program Director at 904-398-9944 x225.
 
 

 

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