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Developing Strengths of Young People
Volunteer to work in a field you like
Get a part time job
Maintain contacts made through work
Add skills learned to your resume
Do school based work experience
Ask people if they would be willing to provide a reference
Identify 5 peers and their top 3 strengths
Deliver a peer skills support program to the group
Add Mental Health First Aid skills to the peer support program
Work with peers on community projects
Go on holidays with peers
Do a reality check
Identify your dream and create
s that will achieve your dream.
Talk to people already in the industry
Identify what strengths you need. Create a checklist of those strengths. Plan how to build them.
Identify what weaknesses you will need to overcome.
Join groups associated with your dream
Break your goal down into baby steps
Identify your strengths
Arrange school incursions and excursions
Get students to research jobs of 5 adults among their family/friends.
Report and reflect on their experiences and what they learned.
Join sport/youth/church opportunities
Volunteer for opportunities that come up through school
Develop partnerships with community/industry groups
Identify competitions, analyse what is required and enter some
Get a mentor from school alumni
Develop job seeking skills
Build your resume
Learn how to write a job application letter
Learn how to do a job interview
Ask people in the industry what they are looking for.