Activating Youth for the Future of Work
Who we are.
Young Achievement Australia was one of the best programs Australia has ever seen for youth entrepreneurship. It served over 180,000 students between 1977 - 2009 as part of the Junior Achievement network and we are excited to revive and expand on this legacy. Junior Achievement Australia (JA Australia) is the world’s largest Non-Profit dedicated to addressing fundamental social and economic issues through youth entrepreneurship.
With more than 100 member countries, the JA Worldwide network is powered by over 470,000 volunteers and mentors from all sectors of society, reaching more than 10 million young people around the world every year.
Preparing Young People To Succeed In A Global Economy.
JA is the world’s largest organisation educating students about entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.
We Believe In The Boundless Potential Of Young People.
We share their passion for excellence, respect their talents and creativity, celebrate their honesty and integrity, harness their desire or collaboration, and create opportunities for hands-on learning.
Junior Achievement Australia Uses Hands-On Experiences
To help young people understand the business of life in partnership with business and educators. We bring the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential and preparing them for the workplace.
Junior Achievement Australia has a passion for success
We are passionate about empowering young people, motivating and preparing them to be the leaders of the next generation.
Come Join Us
Students put theory to practice by developing their own money-making businesses from concept to business plan, financing, execution, sales and, ultimately, growth or demise. With the help of our mentors, students achieve work readiness through the programs we provide.
Volunteers provide students with mentorship, supporting them in building ideas, and motivating them to work through the obstacles that they encounter. Volunteers provide a motivational impact of relevant hands on leaning for students from high school and university.
Sponsors invest in the life of a child and inspire them to succeed in a global economy. Sponsoring Junior Achievement Australia maximises your charitible givings and changes the lives of future students, ultimately making an impact to the future global economy.