Volunteer Opportunities!

JA South Western Ontario is looking for volunteers to deliver the following programs. Click on the program(s) that interest you to view the available volunteer opportunities and sign up for the ones that work with your schedule.

JA More Than Money - Grade 4 (1 school day) 

Students complete entrepreneurial activities that allow them to develop business strategies. Students learn how to identify the role of money, generate income, create a business plan, and manage their personal finances.

JA A Business of Our Own - Grade 6 (2 half days/ 1 full day) 

Students experience the process of setting up their very own retail sales stand in their school and develop an awareness of the decision-making, creative thinking, and responsibility involved in operating a business.

JA Dollars with Sense - Grade 7 (1 school day)

Challenge students to apply personal money management skills in their own lives, starting now!  Topics include: currency, methods of payment, smart shopping, online safety, needs, wants and goals, budgeting, and basic investing.

JA Economics for Success - Grade 8 (1 school day)

Students consider the economic advantages of education and using strategies for success. Topics include: goal setting, career planning, post-secondary options, personal budgeting, networking, and creating a personal brand.

JA World of Choices - Grades 9-12 (One-day event)

JA World of Choices brings students together with career mentors. In small sessions, students learn first-hand what it takes to be successful. The program clarifies career and educational pathways, actively engaging students in designing their career path.


JA Personal Finance - Grades 9-12 (Two 75-minute lessons)

Develop personal money management skills by exploring key elements of personal finance such as spending wisely, budgeting, saving, investing, and using credit.

JA Company Program - Grades 9-12 (Eighteen 3-hr sessions)

Foster the entrepreneurial spirit as a group of 15-20 students plan and operate their own small company. Students establish goals, raise capital, prepare a business plan, manufacture a product or provide a service, and develop marketing and sales strategies.


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