Volunteer with JABC.
Help empower BC youth for lifelong success.

Check out our Volunteer Opportunities to see the schools near you requiring volunteers.

How to budget. The importance of a savings plan. What it takes to launch a business. What to do during a job interview. Don’t you wish someone talked to you about these topics when you were growing up? Now there is someone: YOU.

All we need is your interest, life experience and enthusiasm to teach financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship skills to local youth.  JABC provides the training, curriculum, materials, and a classroom ready to meet you.

All types of volunteers are welcome- business professionals, entrepreneurs, stay at home parents, post-secondary students, retirees and more.

Step 1:

Decide on a program based on your skills, experience and available time

What Program is Right for You?

  • I enjoy…

    discussing money management, presenting ideas and telling stories.

  • I enjoy…

    talking about money management and sharing my business, life and career experiences.

  • I enjoy…

    sharing my business experience, presenting ideas and staying in touch with business trends.

  • I am a…

    role model, coach, planner and people person.

  • I am a…

    business minded and approachable person and have life experience.

  • I am a…

    entrepreneurial, business minded, technology minded, self-motivated, a problem solver and a story teller.

  • I have…

    work experience or education in areas like finance, banking, financial planning, accounting, insurance, big or small business, or government.

  • I have…

    work experience or education in areas like business management, business planning, commercial banking, retail, sales, marketing, or tourism.

  • I have…

    work experience or education in areas like business management, planning, consulting, development, commercial banking, sales, marketing, accounting, and product or service development. I am or have been a business owner.

More than Money

  • Grades 4-5  (ages 8-10)
  • Instructional time: 4 hours
  • Learn more

Dollars with Sense or
Personal Finance

  • Dollars with Sense: Grades 7-9  (ages 13-15)
  • Personal Finance: Grades 9-12  (ages 15-18)
  • Instructional time: 4 hours
  • Learn more about Dollars with Sense or Personal Finance

Our Business World

  • Grades 5-6  (ages 10-12)
  • Instructional time: 4 hours
  • Learn more

Economics for Success

  • Grades 8-10  (ages 13-16)
  • Instructional time: 4 hours
  • Learn more

Business of Our Own

  • Grades 6-8  (ages 12-14)
  • Instruct. time: 4 hours + sale day
  • Learn more

Be Entrepreneurial or
Company Program

  • Grades 10-12  (ages 14-18)
  • Be Entrepreneurial instructional time: 4 hours + business pitch
  • Company Program instructional time: 10-16 weeks including sale days + wrap up
  • Learn more about Company Program or Be Entrepreneurial
View all of our Programs
Step 2:

See Volunteer Opportunities and view potential opportunities for your chosen Program and City

Step 3:

Sign up on our Volunteer Registration page.

Step 4:

Get trained. Learn more on our Volunteer Training and Resources page.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We thank our Corporate Volunteer Champions for their outstanding commitment. These awesome organizations had at least 10 employees who volunteered to deliver JABC programs this past year.