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September 12, 2019 | South Western Ontario

  The JA Program Manager is responsible for the daily operation, planning, organizing, implementation, and administration of JA (Junior Achievement) programming throughout Chatham-Kent, Sarnia-Lambton, and Windsor-Essex. The Program Manager’s job portfolio includes organizing JA in-class programs, JA after-school Company Program, and JA summer camps across the region.   Primary Responsibilities                              ...

September 04, 2019 | South Western Ontario

September 4, 2019   For immediate release   JA London and JA South Western Ontario join together as one Junior Achievement   LONDON, ON – As Junior Achievement (JA) worldwide celebrates its 100th anniversary, two JA Charters in southwestern Ontario are joining together to serve more students.   JA is a not-for-profit charity that provides financial literacy programs free to the youth in the community, delivered by JA-trained volunteers and mentors.   Junior Achievement London and District and Junior Achievement South Western Ontario (JA SWO) have...

May 14, 2019 | South Western Ontario

  Community Outreach Coordinator (Summer Position) If you love communicating and would enjoy spreading the word about an important asset to the community, researching opportunities and then making them happen, this could be the summer job for you!  We’re looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with great communication skills to join our team for the summer. THE JOB OPPORTUNITY: Title:   Community Outreach Coordinator Length/Hours of Employment: 9 weeks, 30 hours/week, start date somewhat flexible Salary:  $14/hour Age requirement:  Between 15 and...

May 08, 2019 | South Western Ontario

May 2, 2019 For immediate release   Junior Achievement celebrates its student run businesses   LONDON, ON – High school students from Junior Achievement (JA) Company Program celebrated business success and learning at the JA Celebration of Excellence at Fanshawe College on May 1.   Over 200 students from London, St. Thomas, Strathroy, Stratford and Tillsonburg, joined by Company Program (CP) mentors and sponsors at the Celebration last night, topped off six months of hard work:  students had formed 17 separate companies, made a product or developed a service,...

April 26, 2019 | South Western Ontario

April 25, 2019 MEDIA ADVISORY Junior Achievement applauds winning young achievers at annual JA Company Program Celebration of Excellence LONDON, ON. – Innovation Award, President of the Year, Award of Excellence, Sales Person of the Year Award – these and other significant awards will be presented by JA (Junior Achievement) London and District to winning young achievers at the annual JA Celebration of Excellence on May 1. The event recognizes the achievements of high school students in JA’s Company Program – a program that sees a group of students form a...

April 16, 2019 | South Western Ontario

JA is attracting high school students to career ‘marketplace’ event in London on April 16   LONDON, ON – JA (Junior Achievement) of London and District will host World of Choices (WOC) for high school students from this region on April 16. WOC provides time for students to talk with a wide variety of career mentors about future job opportunities. Mentors from the arts, finance, airline industry, sciences, law and more will be available to share their expertise with small groups of students as participants move from mentor table to table at the WOC event,...

April 08, 2019 | South Western Ontario

Fanshawe College Student Intern Sparks JA Creative Team LONDON, ON – JA (Junior Achievement) London and District is supporting experiential learning by hosting a Fanshawe College (FC) student in partnership with the School of Contemporary Media.    “A placement at JA enhances student learning by working with a dynamic team who are experts in communication, building relationships with community partners, strategic planning and managing programs,” said Bev Robinson, JA President and CEO.   Enrolled in the Public Relations-Corporate Communications...

February 28, 2019 | South Western Ontario

February 28, 2019 Photo Op/Media Advisory   Junior Achievement’s high school achievers face off in Dragons’ Lair pitch competition   LONDON, ON – Junior Achievement’s (JA) top high school achievers will pit their business savvy and innovative products at a winner-take-all Dragons’ Lair competition on Saturday here at Fanshawe College. A total of 19 JA Company Program teams from across southwestern Ontario will pitch judges on why their product is the best. This is an exciting part of an 18-week program that sees high school students come...

February 27, 2019 | South Western Ontario

February 27, 2019     London Lightning players join Junior Achievement’s Axe Business Warrior fundraiser as celebrity throwers   LONDON, ON – The London Lightning basketball players will add their athletic savvy as Celebrity Players in the 3rd annual Junior Achievement (JA) Axe Business Warriors event this Thursday.   Two teams of six London Lightning players will take aim at the bullseye target when they play on Thursday, February 28 at BatL London while some 30 other teams, made up from local businesses, and will compete for top placed trophies -...

February 07, 2019 | South Western Ontario

Junior Achievement Seeking Leaders for JA London and District Business Hall of Fame Induction   LONDON, ON - Business leaders who have demonstrated leadership, outstanding vision as entrepreneurs, who have furthered the quality of life through philanthropy or community service, and who have set an example for youth to follow, are wanted.   Junior Achievement (JA) of London and District is seeking nominations for the 2019 JA London and District Business Hall of Fame.   Established by JA in 1990, the Hall of Fame honours the lifetime achievements of London and area...

January 09, 2019 | South Western Ontario

January 9, 2019 Photo Opp Innovative products created by young Junior Achievement entrepreneurs What do car windshield covers, a cunning card game, ‘charger’ bracelets, chalk boards celebrating the London skyline and ‘elephant’ bracelets, have in common? All were created by Junior Achievement (JA) of London and District achievers as part of JA’s unique Company Program, a program that encourages entrepreneurship and teaches financial literacy. The JA Company Program, led by volunteers from the business community throughout southwestern Ontario, brings...

December 10, 2018 | South Western Ontario

Strength in Strings, a JA Company  Producing elephant bracelets, retailing for $10 Participated in the St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce Business After 5 Christmas event Dec. 6 at St. Anne’s Centre. From l to r: Erik Fiddes, Director, (Gr. 12 student from Parkside Collegiate Institute); Hunter Barton, VP Sales; and Theresa Kelly, President  (both Grade 11 students from St. Joseph’s High School).

November 22, 2018 | South Western Ontario

LONDON (On) – Junior Achievement (JA) of London and District thanked the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) for a three-year Grow Grant in the amount of $164,900, at an event at Northridge Public School today. London North-Centre MPP Terence Kernaghan, OTF Grant Review Team volunteer Chris Harding and Gr. 8 teacher Carolyn Wiens, students and volunteers, were on hand to hear how the grant is impacting on participants in JA financial literacy programs, two of which are currently being delivered at no charge to students at Northridge: Dollars with Sense (Gr. 7), being delivered by PwC...

November 05, 2018 | South Western Ontario

Covering London, St. Thomas, Stratford, Strathroy, Tillsonburg JA (Junior Achievement) London and District Kicks off JA Company Program for Budding High School Business Entrepreneurs   Junior Achievement (JA) of London and District has kicked off its mainstay JA Company Program in venues across southwestern Ontario, launching an extensive  experience that will see high school students develop into business entrepreneurs. The JA Company Program, led by volunteers from the business community, brings teams of students together to create, build and manage a small business for 18...

November 01, 2018 | South Western Ontario

November 1, 2018 November national Financial Literacy Month Junior Achievement ‘Financial Fridays’ for youth to offer tips from London financial community LONDON  (On) – Junior Achievement (JA) of London and District is participating in the national November Financial Literacy Month through its “Financial Fridays” advice for young people.   Financial Fridays, a JA social media campaign,  will kick off tomorrow, November 2 and will continue every Friday in November, with messages provided by JA financial partners in London.   Started...

October 19, 2018 | South Western Ontario

LONDON (On.) – Two leading businessmen were inducted into the London Business Hall of Fame at the 28th annual gala and fund-raising event Thursday night, hosted here by Junior Achievement (JA) London and District. Lawyer Claude Pensa, now retired, of the leading law firm, Harrison Pensa, and businessman Bill Gray, of the family-owned L.H. Gray & Son egg company, were praised for their business acumen and community leadership. Brad Geddes of Zucora Home was presented with the JA Alumni Award of Achievement and JA student Ashley Caris was presented with the JA Brayl Copp...

August 28, 2018 | South Western Ontario

Junior Achievement and Fanshawe Kinlin School of Business were nominated in the Community Collaboration Award category of the Pillar Community Innovation Awards. Read more about the award nominees here: https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/pillar-nonprofit-awards-focus-on-positive-community-stories  

June 28, 2018 | South Western Ontario

We're looking for a well-organized student who is great with kids to be one of our Summer Camp Counsellors!  If that's you, please see below:   Junior Achievement Summer Camp Counsellor Job Description   Position reports to: Program Manager Junior Achievement is looking for one enthusiastic Summer Camp Counsellor to work with youth ages 8-13 out of the JA Chatham office. The Camp Counsellor will be able to communicate and work well independently/with little direction to educate youth on basic business and entrepreneurial concepts, including developing business...

April 30, 2018 | South Western Ontario

  London, ON – On Tuesday, April 30th, high school students from London, St. Thomas, Strathroy, Stratford, Tillsonburg, Woodstock, and communities in between, gathered at Fanshawe College in London for the annual JA (Junior Achievement) Company Program Celebration of Excellence. The event recognizes student participants in the after-school JA Company Program for exceptional efforts and successes with real entrepreneurial ventures they have created and managed for an 18-week period during the 2017-18 school year. The JA Company Program provides high school students with a first-...

December 22, 2017 | South Western Ontario

Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario is hiring for an Area Manager!  For more information on the full job details click here.

January 18, 2017 | South Western Ontario

JA South Western Ontario hires Dave Roberts as their new Fund Development Officer!   CHATHAM, ON - January 18, 2017 JA South Western Ontario, is pleased to announce that Dave Roberts has been appointed to the position of Fund Development Officer. Dave will be working primarily out of our Windsor location at the Downtown Business Accelerator as well as offering support to the other cities in South Western Ontario. Dave comes to JA with an extensive background in Marketing and Advertising, having worked for various Graphic companies over the years as well as being an entrepreneur...

February 01, 2016 | South Western Ontario

Libro Credit Union and three regional JA Charters in southwestern Ontario are pleased to announce a partnership supporting JA’s Financial Literacy programs.   JA South Western Ontario, JA London & District and JA Waterloo Region are excited to be working closely with Libro in 2016 to offer the Dollars with Sense program to students in grade 7 and the Economics for Success program in grade 8. “With Libro’s support-both financial and volunteer commitment-we will be able to offer 13 programs to students in London & District.  We are very grateful for this...

January 27, 2016 | South Western Ontario

Join the London and area business community as we honor this year's laureates at the London & District Business Hall of Fame Gala, Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at the London Convention Centre.  For ticket and sponsorship information contact Denise Pelley at dpelley@jalondon.org or 519-439-4201 x.231 Learn more about the London & District Business Hall of Fame  

January 20, 2016 | South Western Ontario

The London & District Business Hall of Fame honours those who have shown unique vision amongst their peers, provided leadership to move others to achieve their goals, shown integrity throughout their lives and have built a legacy in our community that will enrich all those who will follow. To nominate a candidate for the 2016 London and District Business Hall of Fame, review the criteria and complete the nomination form included in the link below. All submissions must be received no later than March 18th, 2016.     Laureate Nomination Criteria and Form  For more...

January 07, 2016 | South Western Ontario

A big congratulations goes out to our Chatham, Sarnia, and Windsor companies that participated in Pitch it! 2016. In this competition, the students compete for a media marketing prize in each area. We would especially like to honour the winning company of each competition. For more information on our student-run companies, visit our 2015-16 Company Program page.

December 24, 2015 | South Western Ontario

The JA Company Program in Stratford, ON was featured in an article in the Stratford Beacon Herald in December 2015.  Read the Full Article

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