We asked participants about their experience with Share For Life Foundation programs and their answers were resounding.
This program combines social and emotional elements of career awareness with specific planning and research skills to empower students to make informed academic and career-preparation decisions. This program is designed to encourage today’s job seekers to set career goals, make wiser financial decisions, prepare youth for the work force and independence; including how to write a resume, interviewing techniques and money management skills. Youths learn the difference between a job and a career.
Senior Citizens Health Education
This healthy-aging program aims to help uncover the secrets of aging well. Seniors learn positive skills and strategies for healthy lifestyles both mentally and physically through interactive workshops that include hands-on activities, healthy snacks and exercise training. Relaxation exercises are creatively incorporated into weekly workshops. The exercises are done by the seniors in their chairs and can be easily adapted for those who have physical limitations, showing seniors how they can learn to relax and clear their minds of stressful thoughts and reduce anxiety.
Performing Arts, Music Film and Media
This program introduces students to the performing arts, music, film and media. In the film and media program students have an opportunity to learn about filmmaking, while developing civic awareness and leadership skills. Students delve into the crafts of screenwriting, directing, producing, acting, cinematography and editing. The program also nurture students creative interests in those interested in music, performing and literary arts. Students creative talents are developed and culminate in an end of program performance or short film presentations.
Youth Leadership and Development Program
This program develops young people’s leadership abilities and fosters critical thinking about communication, decision-making, peer and family pressures. Participants will develop their character, acquire problem-solving, team work and communication skills. Participants also learn to assess their individual strengths and weaknesses. This program is designed to nurture and develop the natural leadership abilities of youth and aim to prepare them for self-sufficiency and becoming productive members of society.