JA China partners with the business and education sectors to deliver our innovative business and economics programs in schools ranging from elementary to university level. Our curriculums focus on three main pillars: work readiness, principled entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. We strive to help our students develop character, creativity and leadership.
JA is a learning organization with a highly motivated and professional team. Our staff comes from a variety of backgrounds who are passionate about the mission of JA and non-profit
JA China's Board of Directors consists of successful entrepreneurs, top executives and influential leaders in the marketplace. The Board of Directors provides exceptional guidance and effective support in overseeing JA China's organizational strategy and sustainable development.
JA's business volunteer-led work-readiness programs teach critical work skills that prepare young people for college, trade school, or the workforce. Whether job shadowing skilled mentors, or developing business solutions during business challenges, JA students are prepared to activate the future of jobs. Skills Learned: problem-solving, communication & interpersonal, teamwork, integrity & ethics, positive attitude & self-motivation
Problem-solving & learnability
Communication interpersonal social skills
Integrity & ethics
Positive attitude & positive self-concept
Self-motivation & self-control
JA students create real companies with the sense of responsibility to our society, working as a team on product development, small-business finance,product marketing, and equity valuation as they launch their entrepreneurial careers.Skills Learned: goal orientation, leadership & responsibility, creativity,teamwork, perseverance, resourcefulness
Goal orientation& initiative
JA's hands-on, role-playing financial-literacy programs expose young people to smart saving and investing, thoughtful spending and credit, the role of taxes, the value of employment and community involvement, and the opportunities of global trade. Skills Learned: money and risk management, higher-order thinking,adaptability,negotiation, decision-making
Money and risk management
Curriculum Frameworks for Financial Literacy Education in Schools
" Supporting JA is not only a way to give back to society, it delivers one of the best returns on my investment possible."
" JA activities are aligned with the national goals for youth character education."
" The JA dedicated volunteers are excellent; they helped me find my purpose in life. "
" JA was one of the best experiences of my life."
" Thanks to JA, my life is filled with meaning and fun!"
Since its founding in 1993, JA China has witnessed the rapid development of corporate social responsibility and the growth of volunteerism in China. Over the past 27 years, JA China programs have expanded to work with 80,000 volunteers. This extraordinary group of business volunteers actively contributes their time to aiding the community and is helping to set the expectation for Chinese talent to give back to the economy.
Benefits to volunteers:
-Empower future leaders by nurturing the growth of youth today
-Expand your social circle and meet like-minded professionals
-Be a part of a global vision for volunteerism in China
Benefits for Schools:
- Progressive and globally-focused curriculum
- Character as a building block for financial success
- Interactive and experiential teaching
- Professional business-volunteer-led courses
- International platform for exchange
- Special synthesis of education and social needs
Through funding and volunteer support, JA's Corporate Partners build well-rounded partnerships that help to educate thousands of children across China while also providing multiple benefits for the company and its employees.
Benefits for Corporations:
- Fulfil corporate social responsibility
- Enhance company brand
- Encourage employee engagement
- Promote volunteer's self-growth
- Develop valuable networks
"Both JA and Dow Chemical are building sustainable futures in China."
"We have been working with JA for many years and they are one of our most important partners in education."
"JA works in over 100 countries,inspiring Chinese youth for many years.By partnering with JA, our employees feel a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment."
In this program, students will learn to run an event and marketing campaign taking on JA projects. JA Journey will look like this:
Meanwhile, you could be a volunteer to teach JA courses in primary school and middle school.
Within the JA community, student volunteers create some of the most memorable experiences of their college careers by directing meaningful projects with a team of like-minded partners as they brainstorm, socialize, and experience new challenges together.
JA China Alumni is a self-organised community of passionate JA'ers who gather for networking, professional development, and to support JA China's brand and new initiatives together.
Benefits for Alumni:
-Gain a sense of belonging in a fun-loving, professional community
-Participate in meaningful JA projects
-Work with other educators, NGOs, and students to foster personal growth
-Connect with other JA Alumni across the world
If you would like to be a JA student, please share our information with your teacher and ask them to get in touch with us!
- You must be a JA volunteer who has served JA for at least 2 years or be a JA student who has graduated from high-school and is employed in the workforce
- You must have a strong sense of passion for JA's mission
- You must be enthusiastic about serving others and contributing to youth development
- You must have demonstrated integrity and excellence in your professional and personal life
The continual operation and development of JA China requires a highly-skilled team of dedicated staff members.
We welcome Enthusiastic, Caring people who are Passionate in youth education. We need people who are Self-motivated with a strong Entrepreneurial Spirit.
Please send inquiries or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Be involved in training and delivery of cutting-edge business and character education
- Work alongside passionate business volunteers from many different backgrounds
- Enjoy a healthy, fun-loving, fair and open management work culture