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 organization looking to help us move our mission.

Volunteers

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

Partners

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

An alumni volunteer with 2 students

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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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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View the details for Central Ohio Business Hall of Fame 2020

Central Ohio Business Hall of Fame 2020

  Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center - Short North Ballroom
 When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:30 PM

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio's Business Hall of Fame dinner is an annual event bringing together 450-500 business leaders from around Columbus to honor community leaders in central Ohio. For more than thirty years, the Central Ohio Business Hall of Fame has inducted Laureates who demonstrate business excellence, courageous thinking and action, vision and innovation, inspiring leadership, and community mindedness.

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Students Reached Nationally
2016-2017
208373
Classes Nationally
2016-2017
247350
Volunteers Nationally
2016-2017
21503
Schools Reached Nationally
2016-2017

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

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