Exploring is one of the best opportunities for companies, employees and youth.
• Impact on the education process of youth • Team-building attitude within the company • Opportunity to interpret adult occupational roles for youth • Preparing young adult for transition from school to work •
Creating a safe haven for the health development of adolescents • Developing future responsible and caring adults • Ensuring that young people see how your business relates to the free enterprise system • Helping young adults gain insight into the ethics and ideals of business • Visible commitment to the welfare of your community
• Greater job awareness • Developing leadership and problem solving skills • Re-evaluating ethical and moral values • Opportunity for greater community involvement • Respect for youth and community • Identification as appropriate adult role models • Enhancing communications, planning and program development skills • Greater commitment to service • Developing interpersonal skills used in the workplace and elsewhere
• Stimulated interest in continual education • Career information; insight into future vocation • Positive alternative to negative youth activities such as drug abuse and involvement with gangs • Sense of acceptance and belonging to the right group • Safe environment for adult-like activities • Opportunities to participate in practice, real and meaningful hands-on experiences • New career and personal skills • Opportunities to try leadership roles and develop skills • Cooperative relationship between adults and youth • Service to others