WELCOME TO THE 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.

The CSSG is committed to creating meaningful and accessible opportunities for a diverse range of post-secondary students and recent graduates and not-for-profit organizations to empower them to come together and take action. 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.

The CSSG is designed to offer growth, possibility and fulfilment for post-secondary students and recent graduates. Program highlights:

  • Apply for a grant from $1,000 up to $5,000 once you complete your qualifying volunteer hours

  • Develop skills for your specific volunteer opportunity through LinkedIn Learning

  • Build your resume while helping your community

Young girl waving with books
Young girl waving with books
Volunteer painting a wooden fence
Volunteer painting a wooden fence

With the CSSG’s trained student volunteers, not-for-profit organizations across Canada will receive support for their important work. Program highlights:

  • Volunteer Placement Managers to help guide program design and implementation, including recruitment and training of student volunteers

  • Flexible volunteer opportunities for student volunteers without participation barriers like geography and internet access

  • Eligible organizations may receive funds to offset costs directly associated with the CSSG

Why apply for the program?

Whether you’re a post-secondary student, recent graduate, or a not-for-profit organization, discover the opportunities available to you!

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