JA China
In 50+ Cities
Established in 1919, Junior Achievement (JA) is now one of the world's most impactful youth-serving NGOs. It was ranked 7th in the NGO Advisor's Top 500 best organizations worldwide in 2019-2020. JA Worldwide reaches more than 100 countries and 12 million students globally through its 470,000 volunteers.

Since JA China's inception in 1993, it has been collaborating with the government, the education sectors and socially responsible enterprises to bring high quality interactive, systematic and experiential programs in our 3 Pillars: Work Readiness, Financial Literacy and Principled Entrepreneurship to primary, secondary school and university students in more than 50 cities in China, reaching more than 6 million students cumulatively. Click to see video
Our Mission
Inspire and prepare the young people of China
with character and skills to succeed in the global economy
a bridge linking business and education

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.

2019/2020 JA China Annual Report

Global Platform
Business Volunteer
Experiential Learning
JA has more than 20 years of successful experience collaborating with businesses in China. We have worked with the charitable arms of over 100 corporations ranging from multi-national companies to local enterprises. These businesses provide JA with the funding, volunteers and in-kind support.
Our Corporate Sponsors in the 2019-2020 Academic Year
JA China has worked closely with over 1000 schools and received widespread support from local education bureaus to implement our courses. Our programs currently center in seven cities, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Xi'an and Changsha, radiating to over 30 cities.
Our School Partners in the 2019-2020 Academic Year

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.

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Resource Center
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Curriculum Frameworks for Financial Literacy Education in Schools

2015 Survey of Chinese High School Students’ Financial Attitudes and Behaviors

Survey of Chinese High School Students’ Financial Attitudes and Behaviors

China's New Wave of Business Volunteers

More publications to download

Curriculum Frameworks for Financial Literacy Education in Schools

Curriculum Frameworks for Financial Literacy Education in Schools

2015 Survey of Chinese High School Students’ Financial Attitudes and Behaviors

2015 Survey of Chinese High School Students’ Financial Attitudes and Behaviors

Survey of Chinese High School Students’ Financial Attitudes and Behaviors

Survey of Chinese High School Students’ Financial Attitudes and Behaviors

China's New Wave of Business Volunteers

China's New Wave of Business Volunteers


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

-Realize self-growth

-Expand your social circle and meet like-minded professionals

-Be a part of a global vision for volunteerism in China

Become a JA Business Volunteer
Become a JA Student Volunteer
JA China works closely with educational departments. We are in over 30 major cities across China, partnering in thousands of schools. Through a systematic and specialized curriculum, JA China's program provides comprehensive education for all ages of learning. Our partner schools in 2018/19 academic year

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

If you are interested in having JA China's programs at your school, please click the link to apply to become a partnership school. Our staff will reply to your application as soon as possible.

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."

Become a JA Student Volunteer

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!

Criteria of participating in JA alumni activities:

- 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 hr@jachina.org

As a JA Staff member, you will..

- 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

JA Alumni 100 Years | 100 Lives

The global centennial of JA has selected 100 outstanding alumni from around the world to tell the story of JAer to the world through video.

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