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. . -https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/workforce-and-advanced-learning/community-service-bursary-list-registered-organizations
Complete the Students Online Application - https://eservices.princeedwardisland.ca/en/service/402
Upon completion of your hours, organizations may complete the online volunteer hours form - Volunteer Form- https://eservices.princeedwardisland.ca/en/service/396
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. - https://eservices.princeedwardisland.ca/en/service/580
Opportunities to Volunteer