Opportunities to Volunteer
BOWL FOR KIDS SAKE
- Looking for volunteers to help out with the Bowl for Kids’ Sake! This year, there are events on Saturday, March 2nd and Sunday, March 3rd in Charlottetown and Saturday, March 2nd in Summerside. There will be the usual variety of tasks consisting of Greeters, Food Table, Prize Table, Registration and the Counting Room. Contact Heather Doran at (902) 368-7759 if you are interested.
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 a Student Information Sheet to the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning by June of your graduating year. STUDENT INFORMATION FORM at: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/sites/default/files/forms/csb-student_information_sheet.pdf