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JA of Big Bend

Junior Achievement of Big Bend is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Big Bend 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 an 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.

Volunteers, begin here

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

Junior Achievement of Big Bend Spotlight

An alumni volunteer with 2 students

Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"

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JA Virtual Volunteer at his laptop

Virtual Volunteering Experience

  Where: From your home or office
 Time Investment: Typically 1-3 hours

Volunteering in-person with Junior Achievement has been a rewarding experience for generations and today we offer virtual volunteering!

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Virtual Volunteering Experience
View the details for JA BIG BEND SHARK BOWL

JA BIG BEND SHARK BOWL

  Where: Virtual
 When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:00 PM

The Shark Bowl is a county-wide competition of 30 students selected from Leon County schools. The purpose is to engage the students in understanding how to create change, while developing a business plan to pitch. The top 6 students pitch their ideas to a panel of community and business leaders. While the 25 semifinalists showcase their interactive displays. Proceeds benefit the young entrepreneurs to launch their business and increase the capacity to igniting the spark of entrepreneurship.

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JA BIG BEND SHARK BOWL
View the details for Support Local Golden Ticket

Support Local Golden Ticket

  Where: Over Under Midtown Bar and Lounge
 When: Sunday, March 27, 2022 3:00 PM

Do you want to support local businesses and also empower the next generation of leaders? Junior Achievement Big Bend has a deal for you... "Support Local Golden Ticket".

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Support Local Golden Ticket
3145
Students Reached Locally
2019-2020
131
Classes Locally
2019-2020
150
Volunteers Locally
2019-2020
13
Schools Reached Locally
2019-2020

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement Big Bend.

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