Junior Achievement of South Western Ontario

Site: Sarnia

Service: Company Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-336-1484
Fax 519-336-2815
E-Mail rkrukowski@jaswont.org
Website www.jaswont.org
Primary Contact Becky Krukowski
Alternate Contact Barb Smith, President; Phone: 519-352-0151; Email: bsmith@jaswont.org
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) An after school initiative in which students, under the guidance of volunteer business advisers, form their own companies and learn key facets of business. Working in small teams the students raise capital, elect an executive, create and carry out a business plan, develop a budget, market and sell their product or service, develop a website and finally liquidate their company. This promotes self confidence, presentation skills, job readiness and friendships among participants.  
 
Graduating students can earn bursaries toward their post-secondary education as well as the chance to participate in NEXT - a youth exchange conference held in Canada each year. Over $3,000 in local bursaries, 20+ awards, and over $500,000 in National Scholarships and Bursaries available to successful participants.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Meetings Mon 6 pm-8:30 pm
Areas Served Lambton County ; Lambton-Kent and St Clair Catholic School Districts
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 19 year(s) 
 
Students in grades 9-12
Application Apply online or call for information.
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A youth business education organization.
Established 1969
Site Information
Located In Community Sarnia
Address & Map
Sarnia Lambton Business Development Corporation
109 Durand St, 3rd Fl
Sarnia, ON N7T 5A1
 
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Intersection Durand St and Christina St
Bus Routes Route 9 - Exmouth
Physical Access Partially Accessible - automatic doors, chair lift

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