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Community Involvement

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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

How to Record Community Hours 

Submitting Completed Hours:

  • Once completed, scan and upload the documents to our Community Hours Dropbox which can be accessed using the following link:
  • Community Hours Drop Box
  • If you are unable to scan and email the documents you can drop them off to the Student Services Secretary, Ms. Georgakopoulos

Community Involvement Hour Opportunities

Opportunities at MacNab:

Please access the link below to see the current volunteer opportunities available at MacNab.

Current Volunteer Opportunities at MacNab

Opportunities in Hamilton:

Volunteer Opportunities in Hamilton


HWDSB has partnered with Kambeo (formerly Gigit Marketplace) to bring volunteer opportunities from the Hamilton community online. Students, remember to have a discussion with your parent(s)/guardian(s) about using Kambeo, which is optional.

Learn more about Kambeo.

Updated on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.
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