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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of Western PA is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Western PA provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here


Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

Online resources for Western Pennsylvania Teachers and Parents

Junior Achievement of Western PA is providing free online resources to teachers and parents. We are doing this so our kids can spend more time planning for and dreaming about tomorrow, and less time worrying about today. We are committed to doing this until we can all be certain again.

Virtual Volunteer Experience

Volunteering in-person with Junior Achievement has been a rewarding experience for generations and today we offer virtual volunteering!

Learn More about Virtual Volunteering

Program Resources

I am a teacher, parent or student looking for stand-alone activities, facilitator guides, or ancillary resources that support learning.

Learn More about Program Resources


I want to support Junior Achievement of Western PA in the effort to provide free online resources to teachers and parents with a gift to my local JA.


Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania Spotlight

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JA BizTown®

JA BizTown® is a fully interactive, mock town that simulates the day-to-day functions of thriving communities to help students connect what they learned in school with the realities of the business world and everyday life.

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JA BizTown®
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JA of Western Pennsylvania Scholarships

Junior Achievement of Western PA is proud to support JA students as they continue their education.

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JA of Western Pennsylvania Scholarships
View the details for JA Titan® Competition

JA Titan® Competition

  Where: Penn State Behrend Black School of Business
 When: Friday, April 14, 2023 8:30 AM

JA Titan® Competition is a simulation-based program in which high school students compete as business CEOs in the phone industry.

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JA Titan® Competition
View the details for Intern to VP® Brand and Leadership Program

Intern to VP® Brand and Leadership Program

  Where: Virtual

Apply for JA's female empowerment and leadership development program today!

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Intern to VP® Brand and Leadership Program
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Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania.

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