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Community Involvement 303
Community Involvement

As part of the diploma requirements, students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of community involvement activities during their secondary school years. Accumulation of community involvement hours may begin the summer after grade 8.

Community Involvement forms are available in the guidance office.

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 Suggestions for Community Involvement Hours
Community Information and Volunteer Centre - York Region:
Town of Richmond Hill - 905-884-0855 ext.227 or
Five with D.R.I.V.E - 73 Dickson Hill Road, Markham, ON –
Bloorview Kids Rehab (Must be 16 years or older) – 416-422-7031 or
Canadian Cancer Society in Richmond Hill - 905-709-4978 or
Canadian Red Cross in Richmond Hill - 905-830-9565 or
Canadian Spinal Research Organization in Richmond Hill - 905-508-4000 or
CDG (Children’s Development Group) for Autistic Teens in Richmond Hill – 905-237-6717 or
          (They are looking for motivated male students to be peer mentors for male autistic teens.)
David Dunlap Observatory in Richmond Hill – 905-883-0174 or
Elementary Schools – Contact your elementary school teachers to see if they can use a volunteer.
Epilepsy York Region in Richmond Hill – 905-508-5404 or
Good Shepherd – (Food Bank) 905-572-6435 or
Habitat for Humanity – York Region – 905-868-8722 or or
Heart and Stroke in Richmond Hill – 905-709-4899 or
Immigrant Youth Centre - Natalia Kola (905) 294-8868 Ext. 207 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or
K9 Klub Richmond Hill - (Taking care of dogs)
McMichael Art Gallery – 905-893-1121 ext. 2269 or (Join the Youth Volunteer Team)
Religious Organizations or Places of Worship - often do community work and need volunteers.
Richmond Hill Christian Community Church - 905-884-3399 or
Richmond Hill Soccer Club - 905-883-4990 ext.113 or
ROM – Royal Ontario Museum – Toronto -
Salvation Army in Richmond Hill, (905) 737-0496 or (905) 737-7164 /
Senior and or Nursing Homes – often need volunteers to be with the seniors.
     For example, Mon Sheong Foundation in Richmond Hill, 905-883-9288 they are looking for Chinese speakers.
St. John Ambulance in Richmond Hill - 905-773-3394 or Kevin Gray - 416-876-6243 / email
Varley Art Gallery in Unionville – Francesca Dauphinais 905-477-9511 ext. 3264 or






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