Why Volunteer?

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ENHANCE YOUR SKILLS

When you volunteer, you might think you are the one doing the teaching, but the training and hands-on experience you’ll gain listening to and interacting with your students will help you to learn new skills while building on the ones you already have.

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BUILD FUTURES

By sharing your time, knowledge and expertise, you will help young Canadians shape their future by inspiring them to meet their goals and empowering them with lifelong skills to succeed in the global economy and build thriving communities.

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EXPAND YOUR COMMUNITY

Volunteering not only helps your students prepare for a successful future; it can also enhance your own professional journey. It’s an opportunity to meet colleagues from all walks of life, gain new perspectives and create rewarding ties in the community.

VOLUNTEER STORIES

“What I've liked most about volunteering with JA is that sense of giving back to the community...

I had the opportunity to have mentors and people that helped me as I was growing up and making really important decisions in my life.”

- George Xavier

“JA’s priority, of course, is entrepreneurship and financial literacy, and I think in preparing people to be job ready after coming out of school, it was a perfect fit for my personality type and my skillset..”

- Michelle Leong Francis

“Volunteering with JA has been a game changer in my life… I’ve seen remarkable impact on young people. You see that very kid who came in at the beginning of the program, who was so shy and unwilling to express themselves, suddenly be boosting with creativity and energy and fire.”

– David Bachan

Where We Serve

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WANT TO BE A PART OF THESE VOLUNTEER STORIES?

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