Mentor Training and Service Learning
It has been said that, no significant learning happens apart from a significant relationship. Learn how to build the kind of relationships with others that foster trust, overcome barriers, and inspire success. Learn how to build positive rapport with youth and develop lasting relationships that motivate, set goals, encourage healthy decision-making, and support success. Learn how to create projects that give genuine experience in real life situations and provide the life changing opportunities to give back to the community.
Anti-Violence - Bullying and Anger Management
Understand the nature of bullying and learn techniques to address and intervene for this behavior. Learn how identify the causes and emotions behind angry outbursts and techniques for managing them. Learn strategies for making lasting changes in how to manage emotions in difficult situations and foster more positive results.
Develop an understanding of the various leadership styles. Discover personality traits that help or hinder leadership. Identify strengths in leadership skills and learn to accommodate for weaknesses. Apply various methods to help resolve conflicts with- staff, patrons, students, etc. Practice and develop effective communication skills. Learn various methods to help build teams that work effectively. Learn how to hold staff accountable for quality job performance. Learn how to train using effective strategies in motivation, content structure, and active learning principles. Build cohesiveness and consistency in program quality, leadership, and staff expectations across the various sites.
Culture and diversity
Gain an understanding of constitutes a culture. Learn how to establish a climate and use activities that encourage interaction and understanding across cultures. Learn how various influences, i.e.: socio-economic challenges, biases, prejudice, etc. can be addressed and understood in a safe and caring environment.
Communication Skills/Customer Service
Practice basic communication skills. Gain an understanding of the importance of customer service and how to enhance employee skills in this area.
Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation
Experience high energy activities that build teams, solve problems, and resolve conflicts. Learn to develop these skills in yourself and others.
Finding and connecting with community organizations, both profit and non-profit, ensures success in any program. Strategies for identifying, securing support, and fostering longevity in community and collaborative connections.