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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

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

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

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
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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

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

Hamilton/Burlington SPCA


Volunteer Opportunities Webpage

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@gmail.com

Open Streets Hamilton


Contact: Sunil Angrish
Open Streets Hamilton Website

Quilt of Belonging


Contact: Sue Vattay
volunteers@theheartofontario.com.

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

Telling Tales


Contact: Anne Birmingham
anne@2waconsulting.com
905 719 1225
tellingtales.force.com/volunteers2016

The Hamilton Artists Inc.


Age Requirements: 16 or older

The Lung Association


Contact: Susan Chapman
schapman@on.lung.ca
905.745.7416
www.on.lung.ca

The Salvation Army


Contact: Ricky Piedrahita
hamilton_public_relations@can.salvationarmy.org
905.521.1660

Trees Please Hamilton


Contact: Carolyn or Judy
treespleasehamilton@gmail.com
905 549 0900
treespleasehamilton.org

Volunteer Flamboroug


905.689.7880
volflam@hpl.ca

Volunteer Hamilton


905.523.4444
info@volunteerhamilton.on.ca
Updated on Friday, March 09, 2018.
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