JA Blog

San Diego Fluid System Technologies Hosts JA Job Shadow

Poway high students are exposed to the real-world of learning and technology.

San Diego Fluid System Technologies opened their doors for the second year to host a job shadow with a local high school in collaboration with Junior Achievement of San Diego. While spending a day at a business site, students are exposed to real-world of learning and technology. They learn dressing and speaking professionally, being on time and working as a team, are just as important as a strong academic foundation. Read More

JUNE 1, 2016

JA Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Daniel

Bob Daniel is a dedicated volunteer for Junior Achievement. He believes in JA’s mission to empower young people own their economic success. He has shared his career success and financial knowledge to nearly 800 high school students this year through the Mission Fed JA Finance Park program. Read More

MAY 27, 2016

Volunteer at Mission Fed JA Finance Park

Friday, May 2

Today’s young people need a strong foundation for making intelligent, lifelong, personal financial decisions. As a volunteer with Mission Fed JA Finance Park, you will help students navigate the world of personal finances as they assume the role of an "adult for the day." Read More

MAY 18, 2016

Students Get a Dose of the Real World Thanks to Junior Achievement & PwC on Tax Day- April 15

National City Mayor Ron Morrison will offer a special recognition to JA volunteers as part of Volunteer Appreciation Month in April.

Students at El Toyon Elementary school in National City will learn the importance of getting a job and paying taxes on Friday, April 15. The event is a part of Junior Achievement’s JA Day program that will put PwC volunteers in the classroom to teach financial literacy lessons to over 485 students in K-6th grades. National City Mayor Ron Morrison will offer a special recognition to JA volunteers as part of Volunteer Appreciation Month in April. Media is invited to interview students, PwC volunteers, teachers and the National City Mayor during a press conference Friday, April 15 from 8.30 A.M. – 10.00 A.M. Read More

APRIL 13, 2016

Junior Achievement of San Diego to Host Two Summer Camp Programs to Ignite Entrepreneurial Spirit in Teens

Summer Camp registration begins NOW for middle and high school students at jasandiego.org

Junior Achievement of San Diego County is hosting two amazing summer camp programs in July to ignite entrepreneurial spirit in teens. Don’t miss a chance to register your child for an unforgettable week at McGrath Family JA BizTown Summer Camp or Mission Fed JA Finance Park Summer Camp. Read More

APRIL 4, 2016