Growing Our Own: Former Participants as Staff in Afterschool Youth Development Programs

March 1st, 2007 | RESEARCH

The common but under-researched practice of hiring participants as afterschool program staff presents unique challenges but has clear advantages for programs, participant staff members, and communities.


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Team Members

Susan Matloff-Nieves, Author, Forest Hills Community House


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 6
Page(s): 15

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs | Summer and Extended Camps