Community Involvement

Graduation Requirement

Every student who begins secondary school during or after the 1999-2000 school year must complete a minimum of forty (40) hours of community involvement activities as a graduation requirement..

Purpose

The purpose of the community involvement requirement is to encourage students to develop awareness and understanding of civic responsibility and of the role they can play and the contributions they can make in supporting and strengthening their communities. The community involvement requirement is also an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions that our young people make in their communities.

Timing

Students may begin accumulating hours during the summer before they enter Grade 9. It is recommended that students complete their 40 hours by the end of Grade 10, or before they start working part time. These activities must be completed outside scheduled class time; they must not be part of a credit course; they must be unpaid activities; they must total a minimum of forty hours; and they must be completed by the end of grade twelve.

Forms **** Must be Pre-Approved


Resources

HDSB Pre-Approved Activites

HDSB Website

Volunteer Halton Opportunities


Volunteer Opportunities:


Job/Volunteer- Town of Halton Hills

Town of Halton Hils Recreation and Parks is recruiting for spring/summer employment and volunteers opportunities. Deadline to apply is Jan 25.

Black Creek Animal Hospital

Black Creek Animal Hospital offers volunteer opportunities. Please follow the application process on their website.

application

Humane Society

Upper Credit Humane Society are always in need of volunteers. Call 519-833-2287 www.uppercredit.com