domingo, 21 de março de 2010

3º A Alunos Fanny Monzoni Santos - 2º texto

Teens Volunteer - An Introduction To The Work World

Why Volunteer?

If your young teen is a bit nervous at the thought of working a real job for a real boss, he can gain confidence and experience first by working as a volunteer. Teens that are not comfortable in a variety of social situations may find adapting to the demands of the workplace difficult. Figuring out how to fit in with co-workers and trying to understand the job requirements while under pressure to perform well can dramatically impact a teen's attitude toward working. Most teenagers realize that paid employment differs from school in a couple of major ways; actual money, the possibility of being fired for not performing well enough, and the fact that this is the beginning of his adult history that follows him for much of his life. Beginning with volunteer work is a lower-pressure, less stressful introduction to the world of real work.

How Volunteering Helps

Volunteering gives your teenager the chance to work for someone other than a parent with a group of people other than only their same-age peers. Mixed age groups offer the opportunity to observe adults interacting as a team to accomplish a goal, adults that may be strangers to each other at first.Your child can watch the give-and-take required as the other volunteers figure out the best way to get the job done -- there may be mild power struggles for authority. These situations are valuable for the teenager to observe as he watches how it plays out. Volunteering in several different fields expands that experience as well as exposing your teen to differing management styles; one boss may require speed and quick thinking, another may be impressed by a friendly attitude and great customer service skills. Variety also will help your teen discover the environment that best fits his interests and work style.

Make Your Teen Aware

During these early teen years is the time to comment to your teen on people's work habits when you're waited on at a store or business. Draw your teen's attention to the cleanliness and order (or lack thereof!) where you are a customer, discuss your appreciation of the helpfulness and smiles of service people you deal with, the efficiency and knowledge of workers. It won't hurt to also recount to your teenager how you had a complaint about a service that was cheerfully and speedily corrected. Bad experiences and how they could have been handled better are also things your teens needs to hear about. He will have relevant stories to share as well, from school, remembered family experiences, or with friends. Now is when these situations will be particularly noticed as your teen begins thinking of entering the working world.

How To Start

You may need to take your young teen along with you while you're the volunteer a time or two first -- your teen should be an asset to the team, not a detriment; while learning, he may need a guiding hand. Be careful not to allow too much dependence on you though; he's there to work, not do chores for mom or dad. Help him see the difference.

You or your teen may already have ideas for interesting places to start; if not, this site can get you started:

Making the value of the work personally obvious may be a start for hesitant types. I participate in a food co-op, this link is the second page of an article about the co-op that discusses the need for volunteers and how to get involved

Teen With Work Experience

It's a great help to understand what is required in a workplace before a teen needs to impress a potential employer during an interview. A teen who can speak from experience about his previous successes has an edge over the competition. Teach your child to keep a log of his volunteer experience with contact information, place name, type of work, and dates; this information is what he will list as his work experience. The added confidence and sense of accomplishment that comes with meaningful volunteer work will give the extra boost to his chance of being hired when the time comes.

4 comentários:

  1. Taís dos anjos Santos28 de março de 2010 15:40

    Nome: Taís dos Anjos Santos Nº37.

    O texto adolescentes voluntários- Uma introdução ao mundo do trabalho, fala sobre a difícil escolha de um adolescente, sobre qual será a sua futura profissão. O trabalho voluntário pode ajudar nessa escolha, o adolescente que participa de um trabalho voluntário, pode escolher q profissão que melhor se encaixar. Gostei muito do texto, pois estou passando por esse momento de indecisão, agora já sei o que fazer para escolher a minha futura profissão.

  2. Os textos falam claramente sobre voluntariado, ou seja, uma maneira de você ser voluntário e ajudar as pessoas em diversas situações!
    Ensinam praticamente o " passo a passo " para você se tornar um e te dá dicas para trabalhar com isso tanto profissional como emocionalmente, principalmente para os adolescentes que estão iniciando a sua vida social!
    Os textos detalham muito bem que há várias formas de ajudar e ser ajudado!
    A relação deste textos com os textos da apostila é exatamente essa: A importância da formação de um voluntariado, independende das situações! Na minha opinião são sim , bem relativos!

    Nome: Priscila Freire
    nº 33
    3º A- Fanny

  3. Os textos falam sobre o volutariado (fazer algo para alguém ou para alguma instituição sem ser remunerado).
    Relata sobre, como e o que você deve fazer para se tornar um volutario, os textos ajudam aos adolescentes que estão começando a escolher o seu futuro profissional.E eu concordo sim que o voluntariado pode me ajudar a saber qual profissão devo seguir. O volutariado pode ajuda-lo muito a decidir qual a melhor escolha a tomar a melhor profissão a seguir.
    Os textos se relacionam entre si.

    Caroline Cristina X. de Lima
    n° 10
    3°A Fanny

  4. Teenagers have a special way of dressing.At a party or on the street,going to school or work it is not difficult to spot young people's style.
    whatis this style ? Why is it so attractive to toungsters?why do many teenagers buy the same type of clotes and follow a fashionor an anti-fashion sometimes ?
    Indetification with their group or their idols, a rebellious trait in their personlity_these are significant points to be considered .
    In their will to be free,young people try to break system rules.At the same time ,as they often live on little money,they have to force themselves to develop their creativity.
    Many of the best teenage fashion ideas come from young people themselves.These ideas are frequently used by fashion designers,becoming instant hits .