• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • Staff1001-5000
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1919

JA Worldwide

JA Worldwide is one of the largest global NGOs dedicated to addressing fundamental social and economic challenges of young people by educating and empowering them to transform their future and own their economic success. Through the delivery of cutting-edge, experiential learning in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship, they effectively broaden the canvas of possibility for young people and enrich their ability to both engage in their own economic development and contribute to the strength of their families, communities, and economies. 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. Mission Inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Vision Be the partner of choice for business, education, and policy makers around the globe seeking to expand youth education and economic development. Values - Belief in the boundless potential of young people. - Commitment to the principles of economics and entrepreneurship. - Passion for what they do and honesty, integrity, and excellence in how they do it. - Respect for the talent, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals. - Conviction in the education and motivational impact of relevant hands-on learning. - Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration.
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Staff at JA Worldwide have experience in


  • monitoring / evaluation
  • regional
  • development
  • financial services
  • media affairs / public relations


  • goal global
  • citi foundation


  • united states
  • worldwide
  • rwanda
  • ghana
  • india


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

In the News

world Economic Forum Latin America

Q&A: JA Worldwide CEO on solving youth unemployment in Latin America

6 April 2017
Top #globaldev organizations

Top employers in education: A primer

29 January 2019

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Boston
  • 745 Atlantic Avenue