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Entrepreneurs Wanted!


JA Ottawa, ONFE , Ottawa Network for Education, V!VA, charity, non-profit, Réseau d’Ottawa pour l‘éducation


Are you creative?

Do you want to learn how to start and run a business?

Are you looking to spice up your college and university applications or gain experience?


JA Ottawa is pleased to announce a new entrepreneurial program for students in grades 9-12 in partnership with V!VA Barrhaven! This exciting intergenerational program will teach you leadership and communication skills that are invaluable for your future career. During this program, you will:

  • Develop and market a product or service;
  • Solve real business challenges;
  • Gather data, evaluate choices and create a plan;
  • Meet mentors and build your network;
  • Learn about teamwork, responsibility and business ethics; and
  • Make real money by selling a real product to real customers.



Every youth, no matter what their circumstances, should have the opportunity to dream and build on their strengths to achieve success. With rich and diverse life experiences, mentors who have had success in their own lives can serve as inspiring role models, both socially and career-wise as they empower youth with practical knowledge and employability skills.


For more information on JA Ottawa programs, Click Here. If you have questions about JA Company V!VA, please contact Neena Parbhakar by Email.

Program Details!

Meetings will be Wednesdays 4:00 to 6:30 pm starting September 18, 2019 and running for 15 weeks at the V!VA Barrhaven location.
Snacks will be provided and bus tickets are available for those who may require them.

You and your friends bring a quest for knowledge, a respect for others and enthusiasm. No experience is needed!

Apply for the program now! Space is limited to 40 participants and they’re filling up quickly.


JA Company VIVA is being held at 275 Tartan Drive in Barrhaven.

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