Teens volunteer their time during summers, after/before school hours, weekends, etc. They are devoted to building a community that they are proud of and that their family and friends can live happily in. Kids who grow up in hard times usually look to their community and friend for help, and when a friend is in trouble it usually spurs a person (like many teens) into helping in any way they can. Since many tens don’t have a large income to spend on helping friends, they use their time. Teens nowadays have new morals that are extremely accepting and tolerant. They want everyone to feel included and taken care of so volunteering groups like Habitat for Humanity, Boys and Girls club, and Red Cross help them achieve those aspirations.
Teens are the upcoming generation, so taking action and planning assemblies, meetings, and club events are their ways of taking control and giving adults a break from heavy responsibilities. Some ideas on how to get your students out helping in your community include volunteering as a parent to set a good example, volunteering as a parent-student team, join a charity or on-going volunteer group, or vary type and length of volunteering activities. Volunteering creates strong emotional connection to a causes affect an individual. Without passion driving the teens focus the desire to help will fade. The life changing experiences you see when helping in your community can create a better rounded person and attitude to the world.
High schools in the U.S. offer extracurricular activities, such as music, academic clubs, sports, sports, and volunteering classes. They offer opportunities for students to learn the about teamwork, group responsibility, compassion, physical endurance, competition, different social classes, diversity, and a sense of culture and community. These activities channel the lessons learned in the classroom, allowing students the opportunity to apply academic skills in their real-world everyday life. activities varies according to school characteristics, and whether participation differs according to student background and school setting.
This reflects consistent attendance, academic achievement, and higher aspirations for continuing education out of high school. Volunteering and extracurricular activities positively affect students overall. You need to start with a strong classroom community so everyone feels safe and comfortable in the learning environment. Students should actively play different roles, hold varying responsibilities, and successfully communicate with calm intellectual interactions amongst one another.understands the importance of a strong classroom community.
Teen help can benefit programs and themselves. Programs developed with teens to create better communities are more likely to be effective and help engage the population, community, and teens. They have a greater impact on the overall societal life of teens. Involving teens as partners in making decisions that affect them, and their communities increases the chance that the decisions and changes will be accepted, used, and become part of their everyday lives. In the efforts of empowering youth to identify problems in response to community needs can. helps them become more empathetic and more lets them set their own course for a potential life of gratitude. Programs and activities are developed with teens because it’s catered to them. In this equal partnership, adults and teens can work as equal people who need to be wholeheartedly involved , open to changes in how things are done throughout the world. They share a complete vision for the future of their community and their world.
Students building long lasting communities where they are surrounded by their own ideas and changes creates a better life for all. The strong communities will have the ability to support teens that are in times of need so they can prosper. Teens in good communities built by themselves helps to adapt to and overcome adversities. Empowering teens to be engaged in the community can overall increasingly decrease traditional behavioral problems that lead to destructive lives. The teens that have problems with behavior may actually emerge because they feel disengaged, left out, and under-valued in their community .
Research has shows that teens that are engaged and actively participate in their communities maybe less likely to do illegal activities and use drugs and alcohol. They are less likely to dropout of high school and become minimum wage earners. They may be less likely to get involved in criminal activity that could send them to jailor be killed.. teen activities in school can help lower rates of pregnancy and other shunned practices. Teens helping other teens with drug and alcohol abuse, using interventions are positive and rely on making one another feel their status is needed and they are either something; their well-being matters to the community and to the teens.
Teens who benefit from these kind compassionate interventions that actually help and build stronger bonds tend to shy away from activities help by teachers and parents because they don’t believe they will understand their problems. Student behaviors tie into the community because of the relationship that they create with the community and its participants. Teens bed help with their lives but without interference of their decisions. They internalize their responsibility for actions because they feel great pressure from adults. They feel that they will be held accountable be everyone not only family and friends but their entire community and school.
The benefits of teen engagement in communities should cause adults to look for creative and fun ways to include teens in decisions that affect their life and community like new programs.