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Its been my own experience that the work that I perform with community service and other forms of charitable organizations have helped me develop skills throughout my career, especially in the beginning (junior high school through college.) Giving ba

Its been my own experience that the work that I perform with community service and other forms of charitable organizations have helped me develop skills throughout my career, especially in the beginning (junior high school through college.) Giving ba

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To fully address the problem cited here, "building better employment opportunities and pathways for young people around the world," it would seem to me there really has to be a multi-pronged approach that addresses a number of issues that lead to this situation. We have many categories of people impacted by this situation:
- youth already graduated from school currently unemployed or underemployed;
- youth currently in college and high school or other varied forms of education;
- youth not yet at that educational level

I agree that volunteerism without pay doesnt help those already out of school and unemployed deal with their immediate issue. It could help those who are underemployed build skills and their resumes to improve their employment. It could help those early in the education system or not yet in the education system build skills and resumes?

If the focus is on those in immediate need, who are out of school and currently unemployed, then maybe its important to state specifically the goal of this effort is to focus on that specifically? Not on avoiding this issue for those coming up the education pipeline, but instead to say we focus specifically on those already in need?