Through this course students will research needs within their own community and work with peers to develop service projects designed to meet community needs. Students will have the opportunity to learn about community issues, set goals, design service plans, and engage in meaningful community service. Students will enhance their employment skills through their volunteerism by developing a work ethic, increasing work skills, and practicing communication with employers and co-workers.
This ‘hands on’ class will explore how to start up and run a successful small business. The class will put what they learn to practice by creating their own business. They will learn about products, making a profit, the specific techniques and strategies used in selling and advertising. Students will be able to see their decisions in action and learn how to be creative problem solvers.