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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: [email protected].
Boris Brott Music Festival
Boris Brott Music Festival Website
Contact: Karina 905.525.7664
[email protected]
Canadian Blood Services
Contact: Denise Saulnier
Canadian Blood Services Website
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Canadian Council of the Blind
Contact: Brian Wice
905-547-2310 (cell)
[email protected]
1031 Barton Street East Hamilton, ON
Carnegie Gallery
Carnegie Gallery Website
Contact: David Wallis
905-528-8555 x 5304
[email protected]
Street Address: 115 Parkdale Ave S Hamilton, ON L8K 1H1
Volunteers Urgently Required
Green Venture
Green Venture Website
[email protected]
gritLIT Hamilton’s Readers & Writers Festival
Contact: Pamela Schuer
[email protected]
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
[email protected]
Hamilton/Burlington SPCA
Volunteer Opportunities Webpage
McMaster Alliance for Body Peace
Contact: Olivia Watkin-McClung
[email protected]
MS Society of Canada: Hamilton Chapter
MS Society of Canada: Hamilton Chapter Website
905-527-7874 x 12
[email protected]
MS Society of Canada: Hamilton Chapter
MS Society of Canada: Hamilton Chapter Website
905-527-7874 x 12
[email protected]
Neighbour to Neighbour Food Drive
Contact: Nick Davies
[email protected]
Open Streets Hamilton
Contact: Sunil Angrish
Open Streets Hamilton Website
Run to End Poverty
Run to End Poverty Website
Phone: 289.489.8115
email:[email protected]
Scouts Canada
Contact: Catriona Forrest
[email protected]
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
The Lung Association
Contact: Susan Chapman
[email protected]
Volunteer Flamboroug
[email protected]
Volunteer Hamilton
[email protected]
Updated on Tuesday, May 09, 2017.
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