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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia 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

JA of Southwest Virginia Spotlight

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2023 Fact Sheet

JA of Southwest Virginia serves the Roanoke, Salem, Botetourt Franklin, and Montgomery counties. This is our 2023 Fact Sheet.Thank you to everyone contributed to the year's success.

Read The 2023 JA of SWVA Fact Sheet
View the details for JA 18 Under 18 Nominations

JA 18 Under 18 Nominations

  Where: Southwest Virginia
 When: Monday, January 01, 2024 12:00 AM

Are you ready to shine the spotlight on the incredible young talent in Southwest Virginia? Nominate the next generation of leaders, innovators, and community champions!

Winners will be featured in the July/August 2024 issue of The Roanoker Magazine.
Nominations close March 15, 2024.

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JA 18 Under 18 Nominations
View the details for 2024 JA Bowlathon Pajama Party

2024 JA Bowlathon Pajama Party

  Where: Lee High Lanes
 When: Friday, March 08, 2024 5:00 PM

Grab your coziest pajamas, invite your friends, and join us for a Pajama Party unlike any other.

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2024 JA Bowlathon Pajama Party
View the details for JA - Pete Orr Memorial Golf Tournament - 2024

JA - Pete Orr Memorial Golf Tournament - 2024

  Where: Roanoke Country Club
 When: Monday, May 20, 2024 11:30 AM

31st Annual JA Par for the Kids Golf Tournament

Sponsorships Available

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JA - Pete Orr Memorial Golf Tournament - 2024
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