Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of an business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here


Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

JA of Central Ohio Spotlight

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Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Take the JA Alumni Survey!

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JA Inspire

JA Inspire is a career-pathing event for 8th – 12th grade students. After completing curriculum in a student guidebook, students participate in a virtual, career-pathing simulation learning about local employment opportunities both during and after high school. Using virtual technology, JA Inspire features an online career event filled with local business exhibits, educational webinars, and downloadable career information.

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Women of JA

A community of business women, entrepreneurs, volunteers, neighbors and friends, committed to advancing the mission of Junior Achievement. We believe that when we give of ourselves, we inspire something greater, and that together, we can achieve more.

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Explore JA resources at home

Students, parents, and other caring adults can access resources for elementary, middle and high school students. From activities to learn about money to interview-prep tips, there's something for all ages.

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Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Central Ohio.

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