Team Members and Volunteers

If you work or volunteer for a youth organization, you are doing a valuable deed helping future generations find their footing. Leadership skills are one important lesson you can teach your adolescent charges. Conversely, working with teens will also give you a chance to hone your leadership abilities.

Rise helps young people thrive with youth programs designed to build empowered adults. This guide explains how youth organization team members and volunteers can boost teens’ leadership skills—and their own.

Hone Your Own Leadership Skills

By honing your own skills, you can better serve the teens you want to help.

  • Educate yourself about the types of leaders and identify your own leadership style.
  • Find a mentor who can provide encouragement and foster your leadership abilities.
  • Enroll in a degree program via an online institute like the University of Phoenix to further your education and get the knowledge you need to become a better leader.
  • Hone your communication skills, which are critical for leadership.

Help Teens Tap Into Their Leadership Potential

Give young people the confidence they need to unleash their leadership power.

Put Your Newfound Talents to the Test

Regular practice will help you and your adolescent charges perfect your leadership abilities.

Working with young people can be rewarding emotionally and practically. Follow the tips above to give youngsters the confidence they need to become natural leaders. With these tips, you’ll be able to sharpen your own leadership acumen in the process.

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