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    Access a wide collection of informational and learning resources related to national and community service.
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    Learn effective communication and relationship-building strategies for working with youth. This article explains the challenges that can come when working with young people and provides strategies for forming relationshipsto help them succeed.
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    Review this Together for Tomorrow sample project to get a deeper understanding of how a partnership among several organizations can create a potentially deeper impact for youth.
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    Explore a number articles focused on tutoring and mentoring youth.
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    Watch a series of videos that highlight the characteristics of successful tutoring programs with applications such as training potential volunteer tutors in the challenges they will face.
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    Learn how to communicate effectively with youth. Watch and reflect on 13 videos depicting real mentoring relationships that can help you anticipate problems or sticky situations that could arise.
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  • Book document
    Take this tutorial to learn how to build the capacity of your youth development program. Topics focus on the recruitment and management of volunteers.

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