JA British Columbia (JABC) is a not-for-profit impact organization that delivers hands-on, immersive education in work readiness, financial health, and entrepreneurship.

Reaching thousands of young people each year through partnerships with educators, volunteers, and donors, JABC is one of the few organizations with the experience and passion to build a brighter future for the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders.

For over 65 years, JABC has served B.C. youth, including Indigenous communities, people of colour, and at-risk populations. JABC’s real-world training helps young people develop the skills to build successful careers, prepare for the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, and learn to thrive financially. Through JA, young people are equipped with the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities.

JABC is a proud member of JA Canada and JA Worldwide, one of the world’s largest and most impactful NGOs.

OUR GLOBAL VISION

Young people have the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities.

OUR GLOBAL VALUES

OUR GLOBAL MISSION

JA inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy.