The course is aimed at enhancing the community leadership and mentoring skills of students through planning and organizing peer mentoring programs in identified schools. The students will be sensitized to the psycho-social and leadership needs of the teenage students in schools and help them develop those skills through diverse interventions such as training, mentoring, games, music, theater, activities, etc. for three years with a set curriculum. Additionally, they will be introduced to a community intervention model (DREAMS) and will be trained on how to initiate and implement an action plan to make some substantial and sustainable positive difference in the life of those lower-performing teenagers. Mentoring, teamwork, leadership, organizational, communication, and social entrepreneurial skills constitute the targets areas of the program.
On fulfilling the prescribed requirements and completing the comprehensive evaluation, the students from CHRIST (Deemed to be University) shall receive 4 Credits added to their academic program. Students from outside shall receive exposure to subject matter experts and effectively contribute to community development through the course.
The students from CHRIST (Deemed to be University) shall receive the certification of the Young Community Leadership Program (YCLP) along with their final graduation certificate. Students from outside will be awarded a separate certificate upon the successful completion of the program from LET US DREAM.