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Volunteer – Community Involvement Hours



Have you finished your mandatory 40 hours of Community Involvement in order to earn your high school diploma?


Eligible Activities

SERVICE CLUBS: run games, special events and walk-a-thons.

SPORTS/RECREATION: coach children; volunteer refereeing in charity games; run Special Olympics and summer games; be a leisure buddy.

COMMUNITY EVENTS: assist with winter carnival; organize parades and fall fairs.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS: participate in community cleanup, tree planting and recycling programs.

VOLUNTEERING FOR SENIORS: help with crafts or reading; remove snow and clean up homes and yards.

COMMUNITY PROJECTS: help at food banks and hospitals; provide support services for the housebound or the disabled; participate at humane societies.

RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES: organize youth activities; teach or help with children’s programs and classes; lead special events, assist with clerical tasks.

COMMITTEES: take a role on advisory boards, neighbourhood associations and regional associations.

HIGH SCHOOL: participate in tutoring; organize fund-raising, environmental projects, and special events approved by the Principal.

CLUBS AND YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS: volunteer in or lead activities organized by these groups.

CHILDREN/YOUTH: help at drop-in centres, breakfast clubs, after-school and March-break programs; help in summer games, playgrounds, camps and child-care centres.

ARTS/CULTURE: assist in galleries, libraries, theatres, museums and heritage sites. STUDENT PROPOSALS: take leadership roles or assist with civic projects.


For 2021/22 School Year the following previously ineligible student activities are now eligible:


Ineligible Activities


Please click on the links below to learn more information, and to find out about volunteer opportunities in the Norwell community.

Community Involvement Program – Upper Grand District School Board

Groups, Clubs and Organizations – Town of Minto


Here is the recording page: 2021 Community Involvement Activity Notification And Completion Revised


For more information: CIB_manual