Opportunities to Volunteer
Need some Community Service Bursary/Duke Hours?
- Speed Skate PEI is holding the 2019 Atlantic Cup Speed Skating Championships in Charlottetown and seeking volunteers. The event will be held on November 9th and 10th. Contact information below: Kyler van der Gaag, Executive Director, 902-978-0003. www.speedskatepei.ca
The Charlottetown Naiads Synchronized Swimming Club
- The Charlottetown Naiads Synchronized Swimming Club is looking for male and female volunteers to assist with its recreational program for children aged 4-12 years. Synchro experience not required but should have Bronze Medallion certification. Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, 6:00-7:00 pm at the Bell Aliant Centre (formerly CARI) pool. Contact Gina MacLeod by email email@example.com or by phone/text 902-628-5807.
How to Register for the Community Service Bursary
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. Link to list Registered Organizations. .
Upon completion of your hours, organizations may complete the online volunteer hours form - Link to 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. Link to Student Information Form.