I have learned that one of my biggest strengths is perseverance, and I am always willing to push through difficult situations and personal issues in order to get our work done. I also think that one of the biggest strengths that our group has as a whole is each other because we can play off of each other’s strengths and use them to our advantage. Throughout my personal experiences as a volunteer, my ability to work with other people has allowed me to learn more and work harder. I really want to make a difference in any way that I can, and I think that my strengths will contribute to the team in a positive way. Overall, I am beyond excited to experience this with the members of our group and I truly believe that the work that we will be doing matters to the people living in Los Fierros.
Without a doubt, through this discussion, I learnt more about my groupmates and it was an eye-opener to hear different perspectives on similar issues. To sum up, this reflection journal was a continued reflection about my service learning journey with Beyond Social Services thus far. As mentioned, throughout the sessions I was able to learn about myself as well as my chosen community. I hope that this learning process would continue as I carry on with my service
Meanwhile, I am particularly good at encouraging my team and helping. I loved to listen to my team point of views and experience. Based on self assessment about myself, I think I am more of transformational leader. To be
Prior to attending the CPOA, students are required to send out a survey to peers, subordinates, and managers. This survey was valuable to me. A common theme is that I am caring and approachable – qualities I value as a leader. I was also told that I need to be more assertive. This is something I am aware of and will continue to work on.
Each found it to be a life changing experience even as their work provided life changing assistance to others. I also have been the benefactor of strong parents who influence me tremendously. I am sure that the values that I hold today are the direct result of learning from their example. Cordially, Stephen
The therapist is most effective when among other behaviors they are able to build an alliance and engage with clients, great sense of hope, which I feel as that every individual or family needs, and the expectation of positive outcome. This motivate one another to have a better behavior, which will be
Throughout my life I have been blessed with more opportunities than many other people my age. This is why I strive to act on all of the opportunities I have been given, while also satisfying my passion for giving back to those who are less fortunate. Firstly, one of the most beneficial events in shaping myself was attending the National Student Leadership Conference. Hundreds of students are chosen annually for their outstanding leadership qualities within their communities. During the one and half week camp, students not only focus on improving their leadership qualities, but also get hands on experience in the field of their choice.
Throughout my life so far, I have found joy in being kind and helpful to others, both in my community and beyond. As I begin to take my next step in life and enter college, I hope to continue to act in the same manner. If I were to imagine nearing the end of my life, it would bring me the most happiness to know that I touched the lives of others and supported them in some way. At the age of fifteen, I was given the life changing opportunity to attend a mission trip to Guatemala with my dad. Work officially began on the second day of the trip, following arrival to the mountainous town of Chichicastenango, Guatemala.
As shown the culture has beliefs that successfully worked for them and thus giving it much significance. The ability of the group to peacefully co-exist with other ethnic groups also gives more reason why the cultures and practices should be preserved. For instance the group welcomes everybody who needs help to the treatment system and they believe that regardless of the faith the person would be
In actions such as always looking someone to their eyes when they are talking or when I am talking I always do because not only does it show respect but it also lets me focus on the person. In decisions I try to make the correct choices that I will not regret a minute later after I have made the decision. I have demonstrated Servant Leadership: By giving my time to those in need and helping others who just need someone to help them. In addition by giving advice to others for example my friends. By being a good follower to those doing the correct choices and those who make the wrong choices but are fixing
It has truly been an honor to serve in NJHS. I have learned many key characteristics that will help guide my life in the future. Planning events and volunteering in them have helped me create stronger bonds with my peers and fun memories to look back on. I was allowed the privilege to be apart of such an awarding society.
Colleagues know me as a highly disciplined and good-humored teammate, who can always be trusted to assist them, and someone who can come up with new approaches to our project. My biggest strength is my ability to analyze and evaluate an issue objectively, in order to form a good judgment. I am confident that my critical thinking skills make me a good fit for the Peace Corps. Beyond my academic and professional experience: I have the aspiration to surround myself with those who are committed to improve the living conditions of all. Without a doubt, the Peace Corps offers this experience and atmosphere.
Overall, being a volunteer helps give an endless amount of opportunities. Furthermore, engaging in volunteer work can help to carry a great deal of change. These acts of service create a better sense of community while making a stronger connection. Being involved can support a person’s individual mental and physical health. In the future, volunteer experience can help pave the way for a career along with the knowledge needed for it.
My membership alone has taught me the balance and compromise needed when working with other people and participants of the same association. Being an officer, however, has heightened my experience because it has given me the opportunity to lead and command. I know this will help prepare me for future applications. This role has also shaped and defined my skills of arrangement and design. As a Social officer, it is one of my many duties to plan events and celebrations and to make sure that they are carried out magnificently.
There are many positive attributes and assets that I possess. One of them is I am hard working; this will help our FFA chapter because I will venture to make a better and stronger chapter. Another positive attribute is I am reliable; I will strive to be at all of the meetings and activities that the chapter will bestow upon me. Last of all, I am a leader because I am passionate about the things I do while being open minded to the opinions of others. The FFA Chapter has many activities for members to participate in.