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Community Service Involvement

Community Service Involvement

One of the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) is each student must complete a minimum of 40 hours of Community Involvement.

Students may complete the requirement at any time starting in the summer before entering grade 9 and preferably finish prior to January of their graduating year.  Students may complete one activity of 40 hours or several activities which add up to 40 hour time commitment.  The requirement must be completed outside of the scheduled class time.

  • During the lunch hour or spare(s)
  • In the evening
  • During the summer
  • On the weekends
  • During school holidays.

Students under the age of 18 years should plan and select their activities in consultation with their parents.  Early completion of the 40 hours of Community Involvement is strongly recommended.


Community Service Involvement Form and List of Eligible Activities