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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Secondary School
"One Through Prayer and Learning"
  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Secondary School
  • 3700 Trelawny Circle
  • Mississauga ON , L5N 5J7
  • Principal: Jennifer Varnam
  • Vice Principal(s): Mary Ambrogi
    Denis Radetic

  • Superintendents: Laura Odo
  • Trustee: Brea Corbet (Mississauga Ward 10, 9)
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Community Service (40) Hours

​Students are required to complete 40 hours of community involvement activities as a component of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. These activities may be completed at any time during their years in the secondary school. The community involvement requirement is designed to encourage students to develop awareness and understanding of civic responsibility. The community involvement is to be completed outside of students' normal instructional hours. Students will maintain and provide a record of their community involvement activities using the Dufferin-Peel passport to Community Service. This document is the responsibility of the student. The dates and times of student participation must ​​be confirmed by the organizations or supervising persons. Contact your local school for the process of distribution and collection.

Once ready to submit, email the following form:

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Alternatively, you may submit a letter from the supervisor of your experience including the number of hours volunteered, details of your responsibilities and activity, and contact information of the supervisor in case it is needed. From your board account, email the completed form or letter to guidance at Thereafter, unless clarification or confirmation is needed, your hours may be updated on your records, helping you take steps closer to earning your OSSD.

Student Volunteer Opportunities


Ontario's new secondary school program requires all students to complete 40 hours of community involvement in order to graduate. This section of the Mt. Carmel web site is intended as a resource for students and parents.

Volunteer Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon

​​Volunteer MBC

Mississauga Volunteer Opportunities

​​Mississauga Recreation & Parks Volunteer

Peel Volunteer Opportunities

​Coming soon

Information for Parents and Students

A Guide for Parents and Guardians

Protecting Your Teen Volunteer

A Guide for Students

Serve Your Community SAFELY

Information for Volunteers

Ministry of Labour


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