If you are an Island student in grade 10, 11 or 12 and planning to attend any post-secondary institution, you may receive a community service bursary in recognition of your volunteer work.
You can accumulate volunteer hours from the completion of Grade 9 until June 30th of your Grade 12 year.
You may place your bursary on hold for one academic year.
The maximum value of the bursary is $750.00, calculated at a rate of $5.00 per volunteer hour. You are required to volunteer a minimum 30 hours, up to a maximum 150 hours. You will be issued a T4A slip for this bursary.
If after reading over this process and you have any further questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning at (902) 368-4640.
- Check to see if the organization you are volunteering for has been approved. List Registered Organizations. .
Complete the Students Online Application
Upon completion of your hours, organizations may complete the online volunteer hours form - Volunteer Form.
If you are in Grade 12 and you have completed the hours, you must submit online a Student Post-secondary Information Form to the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning by June of your graduating year. Student Information Form.
Opportunities to Volunteer
- Are you a student looking for Volunteer hours for the Community Bursary or Duke of Edinburgh?? We can schedule around your availability. NRMHA is looking for some volunteers to help out with some of our younger teams. All hours will be tracked and submitted to the appropriate program on behalf of NRMHA.If you're interested- please email firstname.lastname@example.org by December 18th, 2019.
Youth Volunteer Program at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital
- If you are currently in Grades 9 – 12, you are eligible for the Youth Volunteer Program at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The program runs from the end of June to early September. The commitment involves a consistent weekly shift of approximately three or four hours depending on the volunteer assignment. Through participation in the Youth Volunteer Program, you will be eligible for the Community Service Bursary Program. Janice Morrison, Manager, Volunteer Services, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, P.O. Box 6600, Charlottetown, PE C1A 8T5. Telephonel: (902) 894-2151