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Making the most of each opportunity will help you develop according to your design.
When you are learning and trying to figure out what you want to do with your life, understanding the opportunities available to you is helpful!
These Sherpa have wisdom that will help you grow where you are currently planted. These strategies will help you develop transferable skills, strengthen your community, grow valuable connections, inspire passions and determine or confirm which career path might be of interest while in high school.
We all have different kinds of deficits.
We don't have everything we need and because of that we can see deficits in other people.
Sherpa Robert Davis knows about the needs of the community. It's part of his job! He knows current needs, what organizations are doing to help and how you can get involved. This video goes into greater detail about service learning and will give you ideas as to how you might want to partner with others.
There are hundreds of organizations trying to help in many different ways.
Pick one in your area and get involved.
Scott's change in perspective made a difference in his life and many, many others. (Switchback Trail)
- Robert Davis
Get involved! Start by asking yourself what organization can you get behind. Use the tab below to make your own copy of the pdf in the next section titled: Volunteer Service Opportunities
On your won copy, highlight the organizations of interest.
(Using your own copy allows the links to be live, as well.)
Share your copy with your parent(s)/guardians/teachers or small group so they can become part of the process.
Just like a pilot needs the air traffic controller to help guide the plane staying connected to others through this process will be helpful.
Good communication is vital for a great take-off.
Lawton Public School's MacArthur High School has shared some "keys" with us.
We are thankful for their Key Club and their help with this project!
Pick one and get involved!
“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants: Mentors extend vision and enable mentees to attain greater heights! "
- Isaac Newton
"Mentoring has been a big part of my life.
I would say I am a great mentor."
Abi answers the question:
How do I find a mentor and how do I be a good mentor?
5 Tips to Ensure You Reach Your Destination
If you would like more information about Andy's Leadership, you can listen to his leadership podcast below.
Where are you in this journey when comparing it to Scott's Journey? First step, is to come alongside others that have a great vision to see how you can help. Second step, is to solve the problems others might not be addressing that you notice on your own! You will need to learn how to enlist others to do this over time. With synergy you can go further!
Grab some coffee and take a closer look at the example of the non-profit, The Meeting House for more direction.
Are you at the point in your life where you would like to create something great for your school/community?
Learn more about service learning from the Meeting House Founder, Paul Nicholson who is leading the way that others can follow.
What does not seem right to you that you would like to get with others and change!
I learned how to learn in school and be organized and it has helped me in my current job.
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Your own copy of this document can be found in your google classroom. Use your copy as a type of "sandbox" to help you determine your future career path. At the end of the semester, you will copy and paste the link of your final copy into a form titled "My Decision" located in your google classroom for your administrators to view.
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