Opportunities to Volunteer
- October 27th - Central Queens United Church is looking for volunteers to serve a Roast Beef Dinner. Contact Elizabeth in Student Services for more information.
- Looking for some Community Service or DUKE hours - North Star Arena has an opening in the Canteen every Wednesday beginning October 10th. Please contact David Whitlock at: firstname.lastname@example.org 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