Company Program Business Advisor

Organization Details
Organization Name: Junior Achievement - Company Program
Address: 200 1460 Chevrier Blvd
Winnipeg MB  R3T 1Y6
Website: http://jacanada.org/manitoba
Organizational Description: JA Manitoba offers six business education programs, delivered at no cost to elementary, middle and high school students (grades 3 - 12). More than 150 schools throughout Manitoba participate in JA every year. Delivered by local volunteers, JA programs enable young people to develop essential life skills through exposure to interactive activities and innovative business solutions.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: As a Company Program Advisor, you will help guide a student company to success with your knowledge, support, experiences, and encouragement. You will familiarize the students with business basics that will allow them to run their very own company, and develop a set of valuable skills along the way.
Skills Required: Volunteers for Junior Achievement must be comfortable speaking to a larger audience, enjoy working with youth, and have the time to commit to some pre-lesson planning though detailed information is sent weekly. Volunteers who conduct the Company Program after school will be required to agree to a Police Records Check, chiild abuse registry and follow the MB Health guidelines regarding Covid19.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: You will benefit from making an impact on ambitious young people and inspiring those in search of positive mentors. The opportunity to share your expertise with up and coming business leaders, and to network with other volunteers within the program will make your experience with Junior Achievement a fulfilling one.

The Responsibility
Attend your student company's meetings approximately once a week from November - April in the evening.

Other noteworthy Advisor activities:
%u2022 Advisor Training- one 90 minute session in late October/November
%u2022 The Meeting of the Minds-(TBA) event to launch the program scheduled for late October or early November
%u2022 Mall Trade Shows- (TBD) two select Saturdays arranged for the students to sell their products/services
%u2022 End of the Year Awards Ceremony- celebrating student's achievements at the end of the program
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Weekly meetings, not including Christmas or Spring breaks, either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, from 6:30 - 9:00 pm.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: lhildebrand@jamanitoba.org
Closing Date: Oct 25, 2021
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