Opportunities to Volunteer
Need some Community Service Bursary Hours?
- North Start Arena Canteen, Rustico Rink - Again, this year North Start Arena is looking for a student to volunteer in the Canteen every Wednesday evening. Officially the rink will be open on October 14th, 2019 Contact Information: David Whitlock, Manager : North Star Arena -(902)-963-2696 - firstname.lastname@example.org or www.northstararena.com
- New Glasgow Christian Church Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner is looking for servers and work in the kitchen. Time: 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Monday, October 14th at the New Glasgow Lobster Suppers in New Glasgow. Sign up in Student Services. Students will receive 8 hours towards Community Service Bursary, as well as a free Turkey Dinner!
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 OF ORGANIZATIONS APPROVED. https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/workforce-and-advanced-learning/community-service-bursary-list-registered-organizations to registered organizations
Complete the STUDENTS ONLINE APPLICATION AT: https://eservices.princeedwardisland.ca/en/service/402. You will require your social insurance number, phone number and only once service contract is needed regardless of the number of organizations you volunteer for.
Upon completion of your hours, ORGANIZATIONS ONLINE VOLUNTEER HOURS FORM at - 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 now available online at: https://eservices.princeedwardisland.ca/en/service/580