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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of New York is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of New York provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.

Volunteers

In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

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Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here

Partners

Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

JA of New York Spotlight

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Experience JA Job Shadow

  Where: At your company or organization
 Time Investment: Typically a half business day

Students in our community come to you! You'll give them insight into your job and give them a tour of your company so they can have an opportunity to see how work gets done. It's a really great way to show them how products are made or services are promoted.

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Experience JA Job Shadow
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JA Finance Park

  Where: Brooklyn, NY / Virtual
 Time Investment: Typically 6 hours

You'll be in an actual simulated city! You'll help middle and high school students build a strong foundation on which they can make intelligent financial decisions that last a lifetime, including decisions related to income, expenses, savings, and credit. Help guide them through a simulated family scenario where they will visit many different businesses. They must purchase items to meet the needs of their family, such as insurance, clothing, transportation, housing, groceries, and childcare—without spending more than they earn.

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JA Finance Park
View the details for 2024 Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club

2024 Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club

  Where: Westchester Country Club
 When: Monday, May 20, 2024 9:00 AM

Join us once again for the JA New York Annual Golf Classic! This event takes place at the esteemed Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY on the renowned West course, designed by US and British Amateur Champion Walter Travis. The hilly, tree-lined course provides and challenging and memorable round of golf.

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2024 Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club
View the details for JA Inspire - Career Fair 2024

JA Inspire - Career Fair 2024

  Where: New York
 When: Wednesday, March 20, 2024 9:00 AM

Join JA Inspire’s virtual Career Expo and bring the world of work to life to thousands of middle and high school students in New York City, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley. As an exhibitor, you'll engage thousands of students from New York with a glimpse into your company and careers.

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JA Inspire - Career Fair 2024
32232
Students Reached Locally
2020-2021
1236
Classes Locally
2020-2021
1302
Volunteers Locally
2020-2021
178
Schools Reached Locally
2020-2021
164187
Contact Hours Locally
2020-2021

Our Credentials

Junior Achievement consistently receives high grades for accountability and transparency.

ja of new york is member of the better business bureau   ja of new york is a member of charity navigator   ja of new york achieved the guidestar platinum seal of transparency   ja of new york is a member of great non profits

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