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Students recognize different job opportunities in the nonprofit sector and identify people in the community in nonprofit organizations. In this nonprofit organizations lesson, students identify job opportunities in the nonprofit sector and specific community members in the positions. Students decide whether nonprofit organization provides a good or service and if natural resources, human capital, or capital equipment are used in production.
As your learners prepare to enter the workforce, address some common stereotypes that may be limiting their professional goals. The class brainstorms gender-stereotyped careers, exploring where those ideas originate. They complete a job checklist survey, indicating which gender most traditionally works in 32 fields. They also respond to three typical stereotypes and write one of their own. Groups compare and discuss answers. An optional extension is included here: debunk myths about women in nontraditional jobs using the information provided. Get ready for a good discussion!
Students explore career opportunities in the nonprofit sector. In this career exploration lesson, students listen to guest speakers who work for nonprofit organizations explain their jobs. Students also examine the role of nonprofit organizations as they relate the economy.
Middle schoolers design a page describing a community helper which will ultimately turn into a book. In this volunteering instructional activity, students discover different community helper jobs, design a page dedicated to one of those jobs, then collaborate with their classmates to create a large book given to a community organization.
Learners research nonprofit jobs. In this nonprofit organizations lesson, students brainstorm jobs available at nonprofit organizations and listen to guest speakers talk about working for a nonprofit organization. Learners focus on one nonprofit organization and brainstorm all the possible jobs it provides for community members. Students choose a nonprofit job to research.
Students explore career opportunities in the nonprofit sector. In this character development and career lesson, students identify job opportunities in a nonprofit organization and research the necessary skills needed for these jobs. Students complete a resume appropriate for related employment.
Students, while reviewing an extensive list of vocabulary terms on the board, examine various resources (family, friends, colleagues, etc.) to identify job opportunities/simply acquiring about a job. In addition, they review common job related abbreviations when searching for a job.
Students explore job opportunities in their chosen career field. In this career exploration instructional activity, students complete a portfolio using the career investigation in the STAR event link. Students present the project to the class and write a follow-up paragraph.
Students explore the world of work and the opportunities that exist in today's world. They identify specific careers and colleges that match their interests and abilities and investigate various corporations and businesses that employ graduates from high schools, technical schools, colleges and other secondary institutions.