How can your business participate in charitable works for the youth? Business plays a major role in influencing young people through active engagement throughout their own communities. Every company has a role, big or small, in the greater community. And it’s important for leaders to consider new ways to foster a community connection for their company and employees as well. Business can engage themselves in charitable works for the youth through the following;
You can involve your business via funding Priorities. Business should respond to needs in the community proactively and strategically by way of grants and financial support to create positive social change by providing funding to scale out and develop curriculum for non¬-profit youth programs. Providing for young people who are disconnected economically or socially excluded with opportunities to participate in decision making process to ensure their full involvement in society.
Your business can engage in helpful work for the youth by setting up a drop-in center that must carry out structured and focused activities that are clearly directed toward addressing or inhibiting specific evils facing youth and can be operated to prevent or address problems such as violent behavior of at-risk youth by helping them improve anger management skills and addressing drug addiction among youth by offering self-help and peer support programs. For drop in-centers to illustrate that their activities are focused, structured, and evidently directed to addressing or averting specific problems facing young people, drop-in centers can use suitable qualification criteria and selection processes to choose individuals that will interact with youth.
Social and recreational activities. This needs to be structured in a way that they provide benefit to the youth activities such as movie nights, concerts, and youth dances that are supervised by responsible and qualified individuals focused in dealing with issues that critically affect the youth. This boosts the organization’s reputation.
Advancement in education. Your business can participate in charitable youth works by enabling the youth to advance in their education by providing information and training activities in a structured and organized manner that solely lies on improving the lives of individuals in the society by various ways such as teaching a job seeking and interview and job interview skills, second language and practical business training and experience.
Sports Activities. Your business can engage in charitable work for youngsters by engaging in sports activities that must demonstrate that the activity is a structured and focused attempt to address an identified youth issues. Practical proof of a causal linking between the activity and the delivery of the charitable benefit is needed. An example is when involvement in sports activities is shown to be part of a planned program to prevent the youth at the risk.
Giving young people participation and influencing roles. It is crucial to consider youth’s value of manipulating and putting their weight behind an organization, especially in participation and influencing roles. A company should create young people’s advisory group that are valued as a board because the direction they give teams can often mean the variance between a piece of work succeeding and failing.