• As part of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, all students must complete 40 hours of community service over their 4 years of high school. This can begin in the summer before students begin grade 9.
  • Community service is an opportunity to give back to others in need or support an organization that requires assistance without getting paid to do so.
  • For more information on the community involvement OSSD requirement and eligible community involvement activities please view the online Community Involvement Manual.

Please complete the ONLINE form to submit your volunteer hours.

Students aged 14 years and older can count up to a maximum of 10 hours from paid employment towards their earned hours at the discretion of the principal. Students counting paid employment towards their graduation requirement will be required to complete a reflection exercise indicating how their work contributed to the service for others. See reflection exercise

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The Volunteer Action Centre helps members of the public who want to volunteer to GET INVOLVED by providing information about volunteering and links to volunteer opportunities.