In order to be eligible to graduate from Notre Dame S.S. every students needs to complete a total of 40 volunteer hours.  It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that the proposed activity meets the Ministry of Education guidelines for Community Involvement.  This form must be completed and handed into your Guidance Counsellor.

Community Volunteer Hours Form


2018/19 Lakeside Festival of Lights

The festival of lights offers a variety of volunteer positions, such as photographer and set-up crew member, that would enable students to grow their skills while contributing to a beloved community tradition. More information on this opportunity can be found by visiting

Festival of Lights Poster

Students interested can sign up at or connect with Rache Hyde (Festival of Lights Co-ordiantor) for more information.

Breakfast Corner @ Notre Dame

Breakfast Corner is still looking for students to help out each morning in the cafeteria.  This is a great opportunity for students to accumulate volunteer hours.  If interested, students can pick up an application form on the library counter and complete this and hand it into Mrs. Hughes (Science).

St. Paul the Apostle Contemporary Choir

St. Paul the Apostle Contemporary Choir is made of a group of teens, they are currently looking for additional voices for the choir.  The choir meets from 7:30 – 8:30pm on Monday evenings and sings every other Sunday morning at 9:00am.  Community hours are awarded for coming to both practices and masses.  For more information please see Mrs. Hughes (Science).

Volunteer Halton – Community Development

For more information on volunteering opportunities in Halton visit or check out our brochure.  For more information call 1 (855) 395-8807 or (905) 632-1975 or email

Habitat for Humanity

Volunteer in 30 minutes of less!  There are lots of ways that you can volunteer with us.  Visit today.  For more information, call 905-637-4446 ext 226

BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association

The BurlingtonGreen Youth Leadership Council

Our Youth Leadership Council gives high school students an opportunity to take a leadership role by planning and implementing environmental campaigns and initiatives in the community. It is a great opportunity to gain volunteer hours and develop professional skills.

Burlington Transit Ambassador Program

This program offers great incentives (provided by Burlington Transit) to students who act as ambassadors for transit in their schools, by running campaign and educating other students about the benefits of taking transit. This is another great opportunity to gain volunteer hours.

We are always looking for opportunities to connect and collaborate so please don’t hesitate to reach out!  If interested please contact:

Sarah Judd (Youth Program Coordinator)

BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association                                                                       

Mobile: 647-702-1042

Volunteer for YMCA Healthy Kids Day  see brochure

Sunday, June 3rd 2018

Volunteer anytime during 9:30am – 4:00pm

Contact Deb at or call (905) 845-5597

Kidney Clothes

Kidney Clothes is looking for high school students in Brantford, Kitchener, Guelph, Cambridge, Waterloo, Hamilton, Burlington and the surrounding areas to become Frosty Friends. It’s an easy way to get some of the volunteer hours needed to graduate and help Canadians living with kidney disease!

For more info contact Julie Hunt at julie.hunt@kidneyclothes.caKidney Clothes


The Burlington Pond

Looking for volunteers (Monday – Thursday evenings).  No hockey experience necessary.  If interested contact Ryan @

The Learning Disabilities Association of Halton…

 LDAH are seeking grade 11 and 12 students that need volunteer hours to assist with their ‘Reading Rocks’ literacy program.  Students interested in applying to volunteer can find further information and register online at

 Details of the Reading Rocks program are out lined in the attached program flyer.  Reading Rocks flyer.