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Junior Achievement

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 a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


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.

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

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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

Volunteer Interest

Volunteering in-person with Junior Achievement has been a rewarding experience for generations and today.

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Volunteer Interest
View the details for 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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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
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