About Us

About Us - English Version

Junior Achievement of Québec is a member of JA Canada and JA Worldwide, the largest youth business education organization in the world.

This non-profit organization, established in Québec since 1962, is present in the 9 regions of the province. Our programs are offered to students from grade 6 to CEGEP. Each year, our organization supports 90 student entreprises, 200 classes and reaches 7000 students.

Junior Achievement of Québec provides youth with the chance to develop their skills, learn about the business world and possibly acquire a career interest.

Participation in the activities of Junior Achievement of Québec is recognized by the Ministry of Education, proof of the organization's reputation for excellence.

An independant study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group in 2011 confirmes that Junior Achievement Québec has an important impact on the canadian economy and brings success to more young adults than ever. Study details.


Mission

With the work of nearly 400 committed volunteer mentors, Junior Achievement of Québec plays a significant role in developing Quebec's future leaders. We provide hands-on learning on how to start businesses that create jobs and we promote early entrepreneurial values that strengthen workplaces. Our programs are developed in alignment with four pillars: entrepreneurship, financial literacy, work readiness, and personal achievement by staying in school.

 

Team

JA QUÉBEC ( Junior Achievement of Québec)

300 rue du Saint Sacrement, Suite 505

Montreal (QC) H2Y 1X4

 

Tél.: (514) 285-8944

Fax: (514) 285-1035
info@jeq.org

 

 

Sylvie Tremblay – President and CEO

strembalay@jaquebec.org

 

Anne Riby - Senior Advisor, Philanthropic Development and Partnership management

ariby@jaquebec.org

 

Josée Gascon – Programs management and development

Jgascon@jaquebec.org

 

Maude Rhéaume- Student Enterprise Program Coordinator

mrheaume@jaquebec.org

 

TBC soon – Administrative assistant

 


 

Board Members - 2016 - 2017

François Côté, President

Chief digital and strategy officer – Fairstone ( previously CitiFinancial Canada Inc.)

 

Jean Rochon, Vice –president

Compagny Director

 

Stéphane Leblanc, Treasurer

Associate, Ernst & Young Canada

 

Carolyn Nguyen, Administrator

Senior Legal Advisor, Bombardier Inc.

 

Maxim Victor, Administrator

President Victor Maxim Inc.

 

Martin Proulx, Administrator

Senior Director, Company distribution optimization, National Bank

 

Annie Brault, Administrator

Senior advisor, Partnerships and business relations, CDPQ

 

Pascal Dion, Administrator

Director, Growth capital and business transfer, BDC

 

Éloi Charpentier, Administrator

Economic development Commissioner, PME MTL

 


 

Junior Achievement local entities

JEHY
JE Haute-Yamaska
Karine Cotnoir Directrice générale
J'entreprends la relève
142, rue Dufferin
Bureau 200
Granby (Québec)
J2G 4X1
450-777-1641
Poste 2510
JECNCA
Capitale-Nationale
Chaudière-Appalaches
Geneviève Matte Coordonnatrice aux programmes 766, rue Kirouac
Bureau 201
Québec (QC)
G1N 2J4
819-686-4007
Poste 222
Outaouais
Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi
Mylène Poirier Agente de sensibilisation à l'entreprenariat jeunesse 350, boul. de la Gappe 819-561-7712
Poste 210
MRC des Applaches
Carrefour Jeunesse
Emploi (CJE)
Frontenac
Élyse Lemay Agente de sensibilisation à
l'entreprenariat jeunesse 
110, rue Notre-Dame est
Thetford Mines (Québec)
G8G 2J8
418-335-0802
Poste 205
Saguenay
Carrefour Jeunesse
Emploi (CJE)
Christelle Gauthier Agente de sensibilisation à l'entrepreneuriat jeunesse 380, rue Racine Est
Chicoutimi (Québec)
G7H 1T3
418-545-9672
Poste 219