Youth Corner

Giving Back

As an integral part of the NH-JAG program experience, students proactively choose and contribute in a variety of community-based activities that result in building leadership, organizational and workforce skills, as well as demonstrate firsthand the powerful outcomes of their direct efforts.

Visit our Youth Corner Today page to view a sampling of some of the most recent initiatives.

Other examples include volunteer initiatives with the following organizations:

  • Special Olympics
  • Food Pantry
  • Publishers Clearinghouse
  • Salvation Army
  • Local Nursing Homes
  • David’s House
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • American Red Cross
  • Live and Let Live Farm
  • Penacook Community Center

 Building Entrepreneurial Skills

As part of the NH-JAG program experience, students also have the opportunity to participate in an innovative eMentoring Program that teaches them about the disciplines and skills for launching a new business venture and aligns them with experienced entrepreneurial mentors to further guide their learning experience.

The eMentoring program is fully virtual offering access to an interactive online curriculum and eMentoring interface under the supervision and guidance of NH-JAG Program and Youth Specialists. Visit Students & Entrepreneurship if you’re a JAG student and you want to learn more, or 10 Step Venture Mentoring Program to read an overview of the program.

 Developing Work Skills

In order for students to apply the work skills knowledge learned in the classroom, NH-JAG encourages each student to explore part-time employment during the school year.  JAG encourages each student to explore part-time employment during the school year.  Each of our school programs develops a marketing strategy to not only engage local employers as guest speakers, but to assist in providing  opportunities for job shadowing and full or part time employment.