Junior Achievement at Ladysmith Intermediate Programs

Junior Achievement – Mentorship – Business of Our Own grade 6/7 & Our Business World grade 5

 Are you a Business owner and/or Professional owner who wants to share your work and life experience with grades 5/6/7 budding entrepreneurs? 

Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) provides FREE school programs  focused on Financial Literacy, Work Readiness and ENTREPREUNERSHIP for youth grades 5-12. JABC recruits Community Business owners and Community Leaders to facilitate the programs in their local schools. JABC provides the curriculum and training, but it is when YOU share your experience and skills that the information becomes real and relevant for the students. The Volunteers are the Gold of JABC. 

Ladysmith Elementary students need six Volunteers! Are you one of them? SHARE your expertise and life skills! 

At Ladysmith Intermediate School- 3 classrooms of grade 6/7 students will be experiencing first hand, the reality of running their own business. Students will be participating in JABC’s Business of Our Own: http://jabc.ca/programs/boo/  Students will choose, produce, finance, market and sell products as an all school SALE DAY

Simultaneously 3 classrooms of grade 5 students will be participating in Our Business World: http://jabc.ca/programs/obw/  where the students learn about the fundamentals of running a business. A fun program that ‘stirs’ the young entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

 JABC provides the curriculum AND training, plus Teachers provide all the support you’ll need.

Both programs Start Date: week of April 23, 2018

The Business of Our Students SALE DATE week of May 25th 2018.



If interested, please contact:

Gail Stroud

Program Coordinator, Central & North Vancouver Island | 250-510-7671 | gail.stroud@jabc.org