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Offer a JA Program in your school

JA Quebec's mission

JA Quebec trains businesspeople and executives to give free workshops and educational programs in Montreal area schools, for students between 10 and 18 years old.

These volunteers share their wealth of expertise and experience with students directly in your classroom, teaching them about financial literacy, work readiness or entrepreneurship.

Our programs include hands-on activities, discussions and mentorship. This approach ensures the students retain and apply what they have learned.

JA at your school

  • Give you a simple and effective way to help your students succeed, encouraging them to stay in school and fostering innovation
  • Provides students with a hands-on learning experience
  • Builds a bridge between education and the business world
  • Gives students the confidence and basic skills they’ll need the job market or start their own business
  • Develops kids’ entrepreneurship and leadership skills

Your school could be one of the prestigious ambassadors helping to create a skilled and dynamic new generation.

I am interested in learning more about your workshops and programs for my school/class.

Depending on how much time you have, we’ll help you find a program that’s right for you and aligned with the objectives of your educational program. We’ll try our best to meet your needs and match your preferences.

    (For the protective measures put in place with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, click here)

    School Programs

    For students from Grade 4 to Secondary 5.
    Our business volunteers can lead the workshops directly in your classes in person or virtually. We can also train you to give the workshops yourself.
    It’s flexible and free, and up to you to choice!


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    Company Program

    For students in Secondary 4, Secondary 5 and 1st year of college/CEGEP.
    Students create, manage and wind down a fictitious business over the course of 24 weeks. This program can be offered either in class by teachers, who receive training pior to the program, or as an extracurricular activity led by our business volunteers. $10 investment required per student for buying a share in the company, with potential increase or decrease upon reimbursement at the end of the program.
    Includes competitions and events


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    Junior Entrepreneur Program

    For Grade 5 and 6 students; program delivered by teachers
    This program is given in class directly by teachers, who receive training prior to the program. It allows students to explore the process of creating a business, use their creativity and develop their knowledge and skills.
    Free turnkey program!


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    Note: We require four weeks’ notice before the date and time you would like to receive our services to acquire the volunteers needed and to train them properly.

    Thanks for supporting JA QUEBEC! Your gift will provide thousands of young with the tools they need to make smart financial decisions, develop a career path, and even start a business.