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Community Hours

All high school students must complete 40 hours of volunteer work by the time they graduate from Grade 12. Students may begin to accumulate volunteer hours in the summer between Grade 8 and Grade 9. 

Why community hours?

Community hours encourages awareness of civic responsibility, and gives the students opportunities to make valuable contributions to their communities.    


  • must complete hours outside of class time
  • must not be part of a credit course
  • must be unpaid activities
  • must be completed by end of Grade 12
To review activities and involvement that qualify for the 40 required hours, please review this Community Service Hours document.