Students planning to graduate in June are reminded to have their completed Community Involvement Hours Record Form signed and into Student Services by March 18th.
Grade 12 students without their Community Involvement Hours requirement completed and recorded will not be eligible to participate in Graduation activities. (Commencement, Dinner-Dance, Grad Breakfast etc.)
A minimum of 40 hours of community service is a requirement for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. You can begin collecting these hours July 1st after graduating from grade 8. Please ensure that your volunteer activities meet the appropriate criteria.
Check the “Information Guide for Parents and Students” for more information on eligible and ineligible activities. Comm_Invl_Brochure_Colour
HWDSB Volunteer Hours and Graduation Requirement information:
CHECK OUT OUR BROCHURE FOR A LIST OF COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS!
For official documentation towards your diploma, complete and hand in to the Guidance Office the “Community Involvement Activity Report”.
Hamilton and surrounding area opportunities:
East Hamilton Food Centre
East Hamilton Food Centre – opening May 14th. Looking for volunteers!
Royal Canadian Legion volunteer opportunity!
Jill Cookson 905 387 3693
Mark Preece Family House – Thyme4Dinner:
Volunteer to help prepare a home cooked meal for families. The Mark Preece Family home provides 24 bedrooms and many of the comforts of home to out of town families of patients being treated in Hamilton Hospitals. Contact at 905-529-0770. email@example.com
Heritage Green Farmers Market Volunteer Opportunity:
Want to enjoy the summer outdoors?
Check out the following Volunteer or Work Opportunity as a Camp Counsellor!
Please find digital copies of the following documents attached
Contact 1-800-427-0536 or visit www.royalsoccer.com
Volunteer Opportunity at St. Joseph’s Health Care:
Recruiting for Direct in-patient volunteers for St. Joseph’s Health Care. A great opportunity to help the community, earn volunteer hours and learn about the healthcare environment. See flyer for more details and contact information.
AGH Volunteer Opportunity
High School Volunteers
The AGH runs fun and dynamic March Break and Summer Camp programs each year. Volunteers support the activities led by Artist-Instructors and Counselors; they assist in set-up and clean-up, support art activities, run games, and support campers during break times. Volunteers help with the supervision of students to ensure their safety, and help oversee drop-off and pick-up periods.
Hours spent at the AGH will qualify for OSSD Volunteer Hour requirements, and a letter of completion will be provided at the end of the Camp program. Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years of age.
High School Volunteers should apply directly to the Education Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
KINGS MEADOW Equestrian Centre & KINGS MEADOW Riding Academy
Any student interested in working part time (must have some horse exp) please contact Christine at 905.520.6929 or email@example.com. Co-op opportunities are also available during the school year.
During the summer months, students have an opportunity to earn volunteer hours while helping out with our summer camp in partnership with the YMCA.
Kids Help Phone:
Be a student ambassador, a youth volunteer committed to contributing to the success and well-being of their own generation. Build skills on public speaking, leadership, event planning and communications, fundraising. Find out more by visiting www.kidshelpphone.ca
Interested in environmental and health issues?
Green Venture is looking for volunteers to help with their program “Idling Stinks Campaign” to raise awareness about idling and to reduce air pollution. Contact Thom Oommen (coordinator) at 905-540-8787 ext 13 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Equestrian Association for the Disabled Training is provided, contact 905-679-8323, ext.100
Cancer Assistance Program
This is a community-based volunteer organization with a commitment to helping cancer patients and their families. Be a member of the Junior Board. Participate in various activities such as a musical concert, ten pin bowling, charity bazaar, moving mountain run/walk, and much more.
Contact them at 567 Concession Street or phone 905-383-9797 or at www.cancerassist.ca