Passionate About Helping Youth Succeed

Mission

Inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy

Vision

JA will be the partner of choice for businesses, educators, and policy-makers around the globe seeking to expand workforce and economic development. We will be revered for providing experiences that promote the skills, understanding, and perspectives students will need to succeed in a global economy and become productive, contributing members of society.

Values

  • Belief in the boundless potential of young people.
  • Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship.
  • Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity, and excellence in how we do it.
  • Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals.
  • Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning.
  • Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration.

Charter Position Statement

With the engagement of community volunteers, JA programs will inspire and educate all young Albertans to succeed in the global economy by developing entrepreneurial, financial literacy and leadership skills.

Pillars of Success

Junior Achievement is the successful link between education and the business world, giving youth the confidence and knowledge they need to define personal success, enhance their workforce readiness and pursue their dreams. Furthermore, JA inspires youth to make informed, educated and knowledgeable financial decisions, start companies, develop career plans and express their innovative spirit. We do this by providing valuable programs for youth designed around three main pillars: