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The Benefits of Volunteering

Check our Top Ten Lists

When considering the benefits of volunteering, you may find that the impact it has on your life, your well-being and your community is truly worth the time invested. We’ve compiled a top 10 list of the benefits of volunteering; but, don’t be surprised if after your first experience – you discover even more. Read More

JANUARY 31, 2017

“Better Managing Money” among Teens’ Top New Year’s Resolutions According to New JA Survey

JA partnering with 6 Degrees Networking to help teens accomplish this goal at Mission Fed JA Finance Park

January is when many of us make New Year’s resolutions and according to a new JA USA study, millennials want to learn how to better manage their money in 2017. The survey of 13-to-17-year-olds revealed 1 in 5 teens (20%) want to make saving money/learning better money management skills their top New Year's resolution. Read More

JANUARY 18, 2017

JA Teen Ambassadors are Bringing Holiday Joy to a local Family

The JA staff and Teen Ambassadors are bringing some holiday cheer to one local family by adopting a single mom and her four young children through the UCSD’s Operation Santa program. Our team raised $600, providing a holiday meal, groceries and lots of gifts for entire family. Read More

DECEMBER 24, 2016

LPL Financial and JA Prepare High School Seniors for Career Success

LPL Financial and Junior Achievement partnered to bring the “JA Career Success” curriculum to 75 Hoover High School students for a one-day symposium hosted at National University. The program allowed seniors to work closely and interact with LPL business professionals to explore fundamental elements of career success. Students learned valuable skills to find their perfect job, including writing resumes, cover letters and interviewing techniques. Read More

DECEMBER 14, 2016

Seeking New Volunteers with New Referral Incentive Program!

Now more than ever your continued support as a JA volunteer is needed.

With the new school year, JA's goal is to impact over 75,000 students throughout San Diego County, a 20% increase over last year. So now more than ever your continued support as a JA volunteer is needed. Read More

NOVEMBER 21, 2016