Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario

Site: Chatham - William St

Service: Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario (Chatham)

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-352-0151
Fax 519-352-6180
E-Mail info@jaswont.org
Website www.jaswont.org
Primary Contact Jenn Wason, Area Manager, JA-SWO; Phone: 519-352-0151; Fax: 519-352-6180; Email: jwason@jaswont.org
Alternate Contact Candace Quinlan, SWO Program Manager, JA-SWO; Phone: 519-352-0151; Fax: 519-352-6180; Email: cquinlan@jaswont.org
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Junior Achievement is an international non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring young people about business and economics * helps young people discover leadership, entrepreneurial and workforce readiness skills  
 
Elementary School Programs: 
Needs, Jobs, Tools (Grade 3); This fresh new program 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 (ESIS - Grade8)-A motivational program that impresses upon students the importance of developing positive attitudes towards education and their futures * Thought provoking activities stimulate lively discussion amongst the participants 
 
Secondary School Programs:  
After School Company Program A Student VentureGrades 10-12); Program Length-22 weeks * gives students the opportunity to acquire basic business knowledge, relevant work experience & to develop interpersonal skills in a unique learning environment. Youth are placed into groups of 15-20 students and they create a company from ground up to learn the ropes of running a business. 
 
Our organization is always looking for volunteers; which we train and supply all materials; so if interested please feel free to contact our office at the above numbers.
Hours After School Program Hours: Tue 6 to 8 Office Hours: Mon-Thu 8 am-4 pm Fri 8 am-12 noon
Dates Sept - June
Meetings Board of Directors meetings are usually held once every month, generally Tuesday Evenings.
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County ; Lambton County
Eligibility all students
Application Walk-in; Call for information; Recruited in the schools
Languages English ; English/French* Depending on Programs
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1968
Primary Executive Silvana Cservik, Chairperson, JA-SWO; Phone: 519-352-0151; Fax: 519-352-6180; Email: info@jaswont.org
Funding Donations - Donations from Industrial, Commercial and Professionals ; Sale of Goods ; All donations are welcome!
Elections Sept
Site Information
Site Location Chatham - William St
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
60 William St S
Chatham, ON N7M 5K4
 
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Intersection Wellington St and William St S
Mailing Address PO Box 353 
Chatham, ON N7M 5K4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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