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what is bartering?

Here From The Founders

Learn what the the Southern Barter Network is and why Henry & Laurie Sossa created it.

Business Support Services
Financial Literacy & Digital Technology (FINTECH) Solutions

Join the Junior Southern Barter Club to use bartering as a way to strengthen your financial literacy skills and build your business, network and community. 


Create a JSBC account to upload items you wish to trade through the network

Upload Inventory

Submit a photo, value and number of inventory items you wish to barter.


Locate items you need and trade for items you have posted.

About Junior Southern Barter Club
A Global Barter Exchange

Junior Southern Barter Club is the charitable giving arm of The Southern Barter Club.  Its mission is to help youth and young adults experience the benefits of the Southern Barter Club through the NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program’s nonprofit barter account.

Entrepreneurship THE EXPERIENCE GET STARTED Learn how to plan, implement, operate, and assume financial risks for your business in order to produce goods and deliver services. Job Shadowing THE EXPERIENCE GET STARTED Learn more about the nature of the job and the work environment as well as the education and training required
to succeed
Mentorship THE EXPERIENCE GET STARTED Becomes a source of guidance, motivation, wisdom, teaching, role modeling, and support in the occupational field or career cluster of a student's choice. School-based
THE EXPERIENCE GET STARTED Create an ongoing, student-managed, entrepreneurial operation within the school setting to meet the needs of your school’s target markets.
Service Learning THE EXPERIENCE GET STARED Learn and apply academic, social, and personal skills to improve the community, continue individual growth, and develop a lifelong ethic of service.

Become A Vendor

Use your trade points to secure a Pop Shop vendor booth at an SBC/JSBC event

JSBC Internship

Earn digital badges that reflect skills required to coordinate JSBC events and activities

SBC Work-based Learning

Earn digital badges required to apply for work-based learning experiences offered by SBC vendors

Trade Points
Discounts & Loyalty Rewards

To help sustain the Community On Demand digital economy, learners are awarded Trade Points (discounts and bonus rewards) when they complete the following leadership engagement activities on our website.

1 Trade Point = $0.10 Contribution Value

Trade Points

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  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 3
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  • 3
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • 10
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  • Completing online forms on the NSYEP website
  • Completing or responding to surveys
  • Publishing posts, content and uploading media
  • Giving honest ratings
  • Making nominations and referrals
  • Leaving reviews
  • Social follows
  • Attending events
  • Purchasing/referring/selling products & services
  • Visiting the website
  • Watching videos
  • Sending invitations to join the CoD Society
  • Sharing website and content with friends
  • Recruiting other members to actively participate

Contribution Value

  • $0.10
  • $0.10
  • $0.10
  • $0.30
  • $0.30
  • $0.30
  • $0.30
  • $0.50
  • $0.50
  • $0.50
  • $0.50
  • $1.00
  • $1.00
  • $1.00

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Engagement Rules for Partners In Education

  • All opportunities posted on our job board must focus on employable competencies and high-demand STEAM skills
  • All posts must be designated as one of the five work-based learning experiences we offer (i.e. job shadowing, mentorship, etc.)
  • All opportunities must clearly state if it is a paid opportunity or an opportunity that provides stipends ( through eGift card sponsorships)
  • All posts must require deliverables of digital media content that must be submitted to The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program (photos, audio files, videos, etc.)
  • All submitted content will be used for peer-to-peer instruction and will be distributed through all available channels of the Community On Demand Digital Media Network. 
  • All work-based learning opportunities posted through this job board are for the sole purpose of playing the Community On Demand card game. 
  • All opportunities must integrate our Digital Badge & Skillcoin Rewards System to issue micro-credentials at the completion of each training session.

Thanks To Our Partners In Education


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