JA Inspire Seeks Professionals to Teach Today's Youth About Careers
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
- Benjamin Franklin
South Florida companies - join us for JA Inspire and teach today's youth about career paths in your industry! Make a lasting impact on the lives of 2,000 students at our interactive career exploration fair on February 8th!
Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy Celebrated Through Engaging Curriculum
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy and Junior Achievement of South Florida's 60th Anniversary, 60 volunteers were recruited to teach JA's hands-on, engaging JA More Than Money curriculum during the week of January 14-18.
More than 500 3rd-5th graders from Martin Luther King Elementary, Charles Drew Elementary, Dillard Elementary School and Markham Elementary were introduced financial literacy and entrepreneurship concepts that help them learn a practical approach to managing money and starting a business.
Junior Achievement of South Florida would like to congratulate two of our Board Members for their recent accomplishments!
Kathy Foster was named Senior Vice President of Business Development and Innovation, as well as appointed to the Executive Committee at Bluegreen Vacations. At JA, Kathy serves as the Chair of the Programs Committee and a member of the Executive Committee.
Andrew Koenig was appointed as the President of City Furniture. Andrew's entrepreneurial knowledge and mindset makes him the perfect Chair of JA's Innovative Initiatives committee and Executive Committee.
Manager of Workforce Development Programs Position
In this role, you will manage multiple JA Career Bound programs and any/all other workforce readiness initiatives. The JA Career Bound program, introduces high school students to essential career skills to better prepare them for future employment. Applicants must be passionate about JA's mission and inspiring our students to reach their full potential.
Junior Achievement of South Florida inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a competitive, global economy by providing real world training in financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness.
Thank You Storefront Partners
Dave & Lorraine Thomas
Junior Achievement of South Florida JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion