Did you know you must complete 40 hours of volunteer work to graduate?
Community service is volunteering your time WITHOUT PAY to help others within your community.Think of volunteering as an opportunity to learn more about yourself and possible career opportunities.Gain self-confidence and work experience that will help you get jobs in the future.
All student must complete 40 hours of community involvement to graduate with a diploma. You can startaccumulating hours in the summer before grade 9. Try to complete your 40 hours by the end of grade 10.
Ministry guidelines have established eligible and ineligible activities for the community involvement requirement.Students and parents must follow these guidelines.
Here are some great places to start looking for volunteer opportunities: