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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

Gigit Marketplace

Gigit Marketplace  has partnered with HWDSB to bring volunteer opportunities from the Hamilton community online. Access the start up guide, Getting Started with Volunteering and use the Safety Features and Guidelines to begin the sign up process. Using Gigit is optional. Remember to have a discussion with your parent(s)/guardian(s) about using Gigit.

Learn more about Community Involvement Hours:

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Community Involvement Hours - For Students Community Involvement Hours - For Community Members


Updated on Tuesday, October 01, 2019.
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