Work Readiness Program

JA’s work readiness programs give students invaluable career-building skills. By building connections with working professionals and creating real-world business scenarios, students learn how to communicate, network, interview for jobs and collaborate with diverse groups of people in preparation for the working world.

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  • All Programs
  • Grades 3 to 6
  • Grades 7 and 8
  • Grades 9 to 12

A JA program for grades 3 to 6

Many Canadian youth leave their communities, or the country, to look for work because they don’t realize the opportunities they have to succeed at home.

JA’s Our Community – Needs, Jobs, Tools program gives young students the building blocks for a successful career and inspires them to create a positive impact in their communities. Students discover their own business potential and how they can contribute to Canada’s prosperity.

A JA program for grades 8 to 10

Through JA’s Dollars with Sense program, students gain the vital tools they need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy investors. Students learn money-management skills to become financially aware — starting now as young spenders.

Using interactive games and tools, Dollars with Sense makes learning fun, boosting students’ engagement and confidence

A JA program for grade 10 and co-op students

World of Choices (WOC) is an in-person or virtual event aimed at helping grade 10 students discover new career choices and learn from local industry professionals.

In this program, students will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with potential educational paths, getting a glimpse into the day-to-day of a variety of careers while learning about and challenging the myths surrounding them. Students will feel empowered to continue their education towards a chosen career and be better equipped to meet the challenges of today’s working world.

A JA program for grades 3 to 6

Many Canadian youth leave their communities, or the country, to look for work because they don’t realize the opportunities they have to succeed at home.

JA’s Our Community – Needs, Jobs, Tools program gives young students the building blocks for a successful career and inspires them to create a positive impact in their communities. Students discover their own business potential and how they can contribute to Canada’s prosperity.

A JA program for grades 8 to 10

Through JA’s Dollars with Sense program, students gain the vital tools they need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy investors. Students learn money-management skills to become financially aware — starting now as young spenders.

Using interactive games and tools, Dollars with Sense makes learning fun, boosting students’ engagement and confidence

A JA program for grades 8 to 10

Through JA’s Dollars with Sense program, students gain the vital tools they need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy investors. Students learn money-management skills to become financially aware — starting now as young spenders.

Using interactive games and tools, Dollars with Sense makes learning fun, boosting students’ engagement and confidence

A JA program for grade 10 and co-op students

World of Choices (WOC) is an in-person or virtual event aimed at helping grade 10 students discover new career choices and learn from local industry professionals.

In this program, students will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with potential educational paths, getting a glimpse into the day-to-day of a variety of careers while learning about and challenging the myths surrounding them. Students will feel empowered to continue their education towards a chosen career and be better equipped to meet the challenges of today’s working world.