2. JA Ambassador Program


The JA Ambassador program is a 10-week virtual program provides foundational knowledge of the local economy, personal finances, career pathways, and work-readiness. In concert with San Diego business leaders, JA’s Ambassador program creates a platform for participants to gain the necessary skills to thrive in San Diego’s economy. 

Program Details:

  • Fall Cohort Dates:
    • October - December 2020 
    • Recruitment/Application process begins in September 2020
    • 10-week program with workshops in Career Readiness, Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy
    • JA will be offering 2 cohorts - a High School cohort and a Young Adult (18-24 years old) cohort

  • Student Incentives:
    • $150 program stipend to invest back into the Ambassador's future
    • Mission Fed JA Way to Save $50 gift card when the Ambassador opens a Mission Fed Savings or Teen Checking account
    • Industry professional mentorship
    • Connection to San Diego's leading industries
    • Access to Higher Education scholarship opportunities
    • AND MORE!!

  • Cost:
    • $300/Ambassador
    • Full/partial scholarships available

Participants are able to self nominate, or educators/mentors are able to nominate students for this program. You can access the application by following the link below.


Apply Now For our Spring 2021 Cohort!

JA Virtual Opportunities

For for information about the JA Virtual Opportunities program, visit the JA Virtual Opportunities program page.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact  Hanna Jensen  

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