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Community Involvement Hours

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Last updated on Monday, August 31, 2015.

Community Involvement Hours @HWDSB

As a part of the requirement for graduation, all students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of community involvement during secondary school in order to obtain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). This diploma requirement is designed to:

  • encourage civic responsibility,
  • promote community values,
  • support students’ career explorations,
  • develop student interests and skills, and
  • reinforce the importance of volunteering

To learn more about Community Involvement Hours, please click on the tab that is appropriate to you:

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Organizations Accepting Volunteers

Art Gallery of Hamilton
Contact: Laurie Kilgour Walsh
Contact: laurie@artgalleryofhamilton.com.
Boris Brott Music Festival
Boris Brott Music Festival Website
Contact: Karina 905.525.7664
info@brottmusic.com
Canadian Blood Services
Contact: Denise Saulnier
905-304-6546
Canadian Blood Services Website
Join our Facebook page
Canadian Council of the Blind
Contact: Brian Wice
905-547-2310 (cell)
brianwice@cogeco.ca
1031 Barton Street East Hamilton, ON
Carnegie Gallery
Carnegie Gallery Website
CNIB
Contact: David Wallis
905-528-8555 x 5304
david.wallis@cnib.ca
Street Address: 115 Parkdale Ave S Hamilton, ON L8K 1H1
GAIN
Volunteers Urgently Required
Green Venture
Green Venture Website
905-540-8787
volunteer@greenventure.ca
gritLIT Hamilton's Readers & Writers Festival
Contact: Pamela Schuer
volunteers@gritlit.ca
Habitat for Humanity Hamilton
Habitat for Humanity Hamilton Website
905-560-6707 x 102
Hamilton Music Awards
Hamilton Music Awards Website
Hamilton Public Library
905-546-3200 x 3620
volunteer@hpl.ca
McMaster Alliance for Body Peace
Contact: Olivia Watkin-McClung
macalliancebodypeace@gmail.com
MS Society of Canada: Hamilton Chapter
MS Society of Canada: Hamilton Chapter Website
905-527-7874 x 12
kelsi.duarte@mssociety.ca
MS Society of Canada: Hamilton Chapter
MS Society of Canada: Hamilton Chapter Website
905-527-7874 x 12
kelsi.duarte@mssociety.ca
Neighbour to Neighbour Food Drive
Contact: Nick Davies
905.389.5788
jrndavies@shaw.ca
Open Streets Hamilton
Contact: Sunil Angrish
Open Streets Hamilton Website
Run to End Poverty
Run to End Poverty Website
Phone: 289.489.8115
email:hamilton@runtoendpoverty.ca
Scouts Canada
Contact: Catriona Forrest
905.818.4227
cforrest@scouts.ca
St. Joseph's Hospital
Contact: Volunteer Resources
905.522.1155 x 33464
Age Requirements: 15 or older
The Hamilton Artists Inc.
Age Requirements: 16 or older
Volunteer Flamboroug
905.689.7880
volflam@hpl.ca
Volunteer Hamilton
905.523.4444
info@volunteerhamilton.on.ca
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