Our Impact

Inspiring and empowering young people

Company Program registration opens!

Students at JA Central Ontario event

Start to dream. Start to connect. Start a community. Start a business. START HERE.

Ever wondered what it would feel like to see your dreams come to life? JA Company Program empowers young people in grades 9-12 with the skills, connections and confidence to build something incredible. Join a group of students and expert mentors to create your very own company - and build a community along the way.

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur, have a great idea for a start-up, or just want to learn new skills make new friends, this free after-school experience will set you up for life.

Programs are scheduled to begin the week of November 7, 2022.

Students can register now! Advisor registration will open soon - follow us on Instagram for updates!

About JA Central Ontario

JA Central Ontario envisions a world in which young people have the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities. They want to make sure all young people are economically empowered with the skills, confidence and networks to shape the future.

As a youth-centred charity, JA Central Ontario works together with a dedicated network of volunteers, partners and educators to deliver immersive learning in work readiness, financial health, entrepreneurship and more. JA students benefit from mentorship and real-world experiences, transforming their knowledge, skills, attitudes, and aspirations as they build their futures.

JA Central Ontario impacts students in Halton, Peel, Toronto, York, Durham and Simcoe regions. They are part of one of the world’s most-impactful youth-serving social good organizations – JA Worldwide – and they work closely with our national network, JA Canada.