Background of Co-organiser
Junior Achievement Hong Kong (JAHK) is a member of Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, the world’s largest organization dedicated to activating youth for future of jobs. Through delivery of cutting-edge, experiential learning in entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy, JA creates pathways for young people to realize their passion and potentials to the fullest.
JA collaborates with businesses, educators and policymakers around the globe to advance the United Nations (UN) Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs); and JA has been recognized by the UN for contributing to Global Goal 8 – promoting development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and grow of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprise.
JA inspires and prepares young people to succeed in the global economy.
JA Programs serve primary to tertiary students with age-appropriate activities-based curricula enriched by business volunteers with their experiences. JA programs are taught by business volunteers in over 100 countries, serving over 10 million students each year.
Since its establishment in 2001, JAHK has engaged the support of over 26,000 business volunteers from 700 companies and served over 400,000 students from more than 600 schools.
Partnership and Collaborations
JA Worldwide is recognized as one of the “Top 10 Most Influential NGOs in the World” by NGO Advisor in 2019. JA’s impact is the direct result of collaborations with businesses and individuals. Each diverse partnership enhances and grows existing programs, enables the launch of new JA initiatives, or provide funding for innovation and technology.
Students will assist the Program Managers of JAHK in:
- program planning, research & development, stakeholders’ coordination;
- providing on-site support to program activities;
- delivering educational talks or activities at primary and secondary schools; and
- assuring quality of the program and delivery of the agreed learning outcomes.