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JA Company Program – Co-op Advisor

JA Company Program – Co-op Advisor

Category: Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy, Mentorship
Program: JA Ottawa
Region: west
Grade Level: secondary
*Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) Required



JA Company Program Co-op offers students ateamwork-based experiential learning opportunity in an environment where they will gain valuable employment skills while they learn about entrepreneurship by creating an enterprise of their own. In the JA Company Co-op program,students will collaborate with students from other schools/school boards as they gain skills they can apply to their work placement and learn about entrepreneurship as a viable career option.

Commitment – 1 day per week | after school | 3 hours | 15 weeks

The Co-op program is fully facilitated by a team of 2-4 volunteer Business Advisors. These volunteers do not need to attend each week but can create a schedule to ensure that 2 volunteers are present each week to deliver the program.

Program begins in late September 2018.

Location TBD

For more information, contact Kristina Price, Program Manager, JA Ottawa at



Address: Ottawa, ON, Canada

*Requires a recent Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC). Instructions on how to get a PVSC will be emailed to you after you apply online.

Help create tomorrow’s leaders!  As an Ottawa Network for Education JA volunteer, you bring real-world experience to students while facilitating hands-on and interactive learning experiences.  Boost your organization’s profile in the community while developing your leadership and communication skills and having fun!

Volunteers help youth develop the confidence and knowledge they need to pursue their dreams. These programs can literally, in a few hours, change the course of a student’s life. It’s easy to get involved.

The process is fairly simple. Register using the form below and we’ll be in touch shortly.  Please note that all volunteer positions require careful screening. Not all applicants will be accepted.

Screening procedures include: Two (2) references who have known you for at least 2 years (one professional and one character reference) and JA program orientation prior to class delivery. JA Company volunteers must also complete an in-person interview and a police records check is required.