Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario

Site: Chatham

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-352-0151
Fax 519-352-6180
E-Mail info@jaswo.org
Website www.jaswo.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/jaswontario
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/ja_swo
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/11478556/admin/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ja_swo
Primary Contact Jenne Wason, Regional Director; Email: jwason@jaswo.org
Alternate Contact Kelly Bayda, SWO Program Manager; Email: kbayda@jaswo.org
Primary Executive Silvana Cservik, Chairperson
Addresses and Location
Located In Community Chatham
Address 60 William St S
Chatham, ON N7M 5S3
 
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Intersection Wellington St and William St S
Mailing Address PO Box 353 
Chatham, ON N7M 5S3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) An international non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring young people on business and economics. Helps young people discover leadership, entrepreneurial and workforce readiness skills.  
 
Elementary School Programs
 
Needs, Jobs, Tools (Grade 3) - Teaches youth about the difference between needs and wants, different jobs in the community and various tools that are used to be successful. 
 
Business Basics (Grade 5) - Students gain a better understanding of the role businesses play in their daily lives and develop positive attitudes towards business enterprises and studying economics in their local community.  
 
Middle School Programs:  
 
JA Dollars With Sense (Grade 7) - Students take a close look at setting personal and financial goals for themselves, learn about budgeting, marketing and different investments vehicles through different activities. 
 
The Economics of Staying in School (Grade 8) - A motivational program that impresses upon students the importance of developing positive attitudes towards education and their futures. Thought provoking activities stimulate lively discussion among participants 
 
Secondary School Programs:  
 
After School Company Program A Student Venture (Grades 10-12) - Gives students the opportunity to acquire basic business knowledge, relevant work experience and to develop interpersonal skills in a unique learning environment. Youth create a company from ground up to learn the ropes of running a business. 
 
* Contact for volunteer opportunities.
Service Details
Hours Office Mon-Thu 8 am-5 pm * After School Program Mon 6 pm-9 pm
Dates Sep-Jun
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County ; Lambton County ; Sarnia ; Windsor
Eligibility Students
Application Call for information.
Languages English ; French - some programs
Fees None
Administration
Alternate Name JA ; JA-SWO
Established 1968
Elections Sep