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Summer Camp!

Registration Starts This Week

Don’t miss a chance to register your child for an unforgettable week at Junior Achievement’s McGrath Family BizTown Summer Camp and JA STEAM Robotic Camp. JA BizTown Summer Camp is an exciting week full of fun activities that will jump start your child’s entrepreneurial spirit. JA STEAM Robotics Camp offers teens a variety of engaging and interactive activities in a high-tech environment to encourage them think beyond the classroom and pursue a career in math, science and technology. Read More

MARCH 16, 2015

Looking for Office Manager to Join Our Team

We are looking a dynamic person to join our team as an Office Manager.

The position is full-time, Monday - Friday. Our staff is looking for a friendly, outgoing, people and customer service oriented team player. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook for email and calendar. Proficiency working with databases or CRM systems preferred. Position requires ability to handle confidential information and the ability to work independently adhering to deadlines and within specified timeframes. Multi-tasking in a customer service environment and can-do attitude is a must. If you are interested, please forward cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: employment@jasandiego.org Read More

MARCH 9, 2015

We are Hiring!

Mission Fed JA Finance Park Implementation Manager

The Mission Fed JA Finance Park Implementation Manager is responsible for building relationships with educators, teachers, non-profit partners, volunteers and funders. Major emphasis is placed on how to effectively recruit, train and retain high schools, nonprofit entities, and companies to participate in Mission Fed JA Finance Park. Read More

MARCH 5, 2015

PGA Professionals from around the World Swing for a Good Cause during “Birdies for Charity” Event at the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open

San Diego, Cali (Feb. 4, 2015) -- Junior Achievement of San Diego (#JAofSD) is partnering with Farmers Insurance and the Century Club of San Diego to raise funds during the “Birdies for Charity” event for the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open at the Torrey Pines Golf Course, February 5-8, 2015 ‪(#‎FIO15)‬‬ (‪#‎SeeYouAtTorrey‬‬). The Birdies for Charity campaign aims to raise more than $160,000 for 12 organizations throughout San Diego that serve at-risk and underserved youth and military families. The Birdie for Charity funds will help #JAofSD impact over 53,000 students in K-12 classrooms throughout the 2015-2016 school year. Junior Achievement’s volunteer-based programs teach kids how to get a job, start a business and how money works. Read More

FEBRUARY 4, 2015

Demolition Begins for new Mission Fed JA Finance Park at the Capdevilla Gillespie Center for Junior Achievement located in Mission Valley

JA Finance Park brings together thousands of San Diego students, teachers, volunteers and businesses to prepare students for financial success The high-tech learning facility will open its doors Fall 2015

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Staff and Board Members from Junior Achievement of San Diego County, along with corporate leaders from Mission Federal Credit Union, Balfour Beatty Construction and Gensler, the architect, will kick-off construction for the new Mission Fed JA Finance Park. The live demolition event will be on Thursday, Jan. 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Capdevilla Gillespie Center for Junior Achievement, located at 4756 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120. Read More

JANUARY 15, 2015