Business Mentor (JA "Play" It Forward)

Provide mentorship support to a team of secondary students in their journey of learning about trade and developing a creative educational game for the community at the “Play” It Forward [email protected] Game Design Competition.

Project Details

What we need

  • We are recruiting 10 volunteers for our JA "Play" It Forward programme. We are looking for working or retired adults as Business Mentors which will 1) Support one student team of 4-5 members through at least 4 two-hour meetings in September – November 2020, 2) Share experience and advice with students through the project of developing a game to enable players to understand the pros and cons of trade, and the world trade situation, 3) Be provided with seminars on trade situations and workshop on game design with the students on 19 & 26 September 2020. Through exclusive seminars, workshops, competition, and mentorship, participating secondary students will understand the development, relations and significance of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and gain experience in developing creative games. For more details, please visit our program page at

What we have

In order to support our Business Mentors for this learning journey with the student teams, we will arrange an orientation and provide program materials in mid-September.

Project Period

18 Sep 2020 - 01 Dec 2020


Virtual and Physical Events in Hong Kong


4hours in total

Time Commitment


  • Business Development
  • Mentorship
  • Design


  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • English

About the Organization

Junior Achievement Hong Kong

Junior Achievement Hong Kong



What we do

Junior Achievement Hong Kong (JA HK) is one of the 100+ members of JA Worldwide, and a leading provider of Other Learning Experiences in Hong Kong. Our programs enable young people to learn the world of work from the first-hand experience of business volunteers. Since our establishment in 2001, we have engaged the support of over 22,000 business volunteers from some 700 companies to serve more than 360,000 students from over 600 schools. As one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs, JA Worldwide prepares young people for employment and entrepreneurship. For 100 years, JA has delivered hands on, experiential learning in entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy. We create pathways for employ ability, job creation, and financial success. Each year, our network of over 450,000 volunteers serves more than 10 million students in over 100 countries.

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