Spark Ontario

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Volunteer Tracking Form

Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of community involvement as a Ontario Secondary School Diploma requirement. Please see the attached for to track these hours. Please submit forms as soon a hours are completed to the guidance office!


Volunteer Opportunity - Tree Planting

he South Simcoe Streams Network (SSSN) and Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) are hosting our last volunteer tree planting of the season. The November 20th event starts at 9:00 and goes to noon. All participants need to register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XGZHQTT .


Volunteer Opportunity - Innisfil Drive Through Santa Claus Parade

We are hosting the Innisfil Static Santa Claus Parade, at the Innisfil Rec Centre on Innisfil Beach Road on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. The floats will be parked in the south parking lot, and vehicles will drive through the parade route. Last year we had 11 floats and over 900 vehicles drove through the parade route in 2 hours. This year we will be having 25 floats, and expect to have many more vehicles drive through.


Scorekeeper/Timekeeper Needed BHMA U12

Barrie Minor Hockey U12 2A White is looking for 2 people (timekeeper/scorekeeper) this Saturday, Oct. 30 at 2:20pm at Holly Rec Centre There will be other opportunities this winter too


Volunteer Opportunity - Gathering Bundles

Gathering Our Bundles is hosting our second land based celebration event on September 18th at Springwater Provincial Park and were willing to sign off on hours for any youth who wish to join us and volunteer that day.


Student Voice - Mental Health Initiative

Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR). YPAR is a research method where youth and adults partner to improve the conditions of youths lives and their communities through research initiatives. We will do this by working together to create research questions and conduct research to explore answers and identify solutions.


Canada Student Service Grant

The new Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) provides qualified post-secondary students and recent graduates with volunteer opportunities while supporting not-for-profit organizations with flexible solutions to address COVID-19 response during summer 2020. By celebrating Canada's unique talents, skills and abilities, we will find strength and connection within our communities across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Town of Innisfil Youth Engagement Strategy

Since November, the Town of Innisfil has been working with youth (grades 9-12) to create a municipal-wide strategy that will help ensure that your voices are heard in the planning and design of programs, special events, public spaces, and more. Are you a St. Pete's student that lives in Innisfil? We want to hear from you!


Volunteer to be a Snow Angel

A new online tool has arrived in Barrie that will help connect volunteers with those needing snow removal assistance. Snow Angels Canada (https://snowangelscanada.ca/) is an online platform where residents who require assistance with snow shoveling can post a request for service and volunteers in their area can reach out to help.


Become a Youth Leader - SSSN

The South Simcoe Streams Network (SSSN) committee is looking for a youth representative to add their voice and input on the committee. Involvement on the committee would include gaining insight in project planning and hands-on field experience. Attached is a poster about this opportunity


Send a Valentine to a Veteran

While you enjoy some down time after exams, perhaps you'd like to send a little Valentine's Day Cheer! Article from CTV News