A positive volunteer experience is our first priority. Whether you are volunteering with Mohawk or a community group, we encourage you to do your due diligence and ask the following questions before getting involved:
- What health and safety protocols, including any COVID-19 related protocols, are put in place to protect volunteers?
- How will I receive training for this volunteer role?
- Who will be my direct supervisor? Who can I contact if I have questions or concerns and my supervisor is unavailable?
Disclaimer: External organizations listed on this site are not always affiliated with Mohawk College. Volunteers should visit community organization websites to learn more about them. Volunteers should never send money or banking information to these organizations.
All volunteer positions listed are eligible for credit on your Co-Curricular Record (CCR). To learn more, visit www.mohawkcollege.ca/ccr
A Greener Future - Hamilton Beach Nurdle Hunt
Come join us for the Hamilton Beach Nurdle Hunt, a fun-filled event for all ages! On Saturday, October 7, 2023, starting at 10:00 AM, we'll be gathering at Hamilton Beach A.
What are nurdles, you ask? Nurdles are small plastic pellets (about the size of a lentil) used by the manufacturing industry to make new plastic products, everything from phone cases to plastic bags are made of nurdles. Small and lightweight, these pellets can easily spill throughout the plastic supply chain and be lost in the environment. Nurdles can cause harm to aquatic life when they are mistaken for food and also contaminate our drinking water with microplastic pieces. They are difficult to clean up from the environment, which is why we need your help!
Together, we'll clean up the beach and search for these pesky nurdles. It's a great opportunity to make a positive impact on our environment while enjoying beautiful Hamilton Beach.
Bring your friends and family, and let's make a difference! Don't forget to wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring your enthusiasm. We'll provide all the necessary equipment for the hunt. This event is a fantastic chance to connect with like-minded individuals and contribute to the preservation of our precious coastal ecosystem.
Join us at the Hamilton Beach Nurdle Hunt and be part of the solution!
High school community service hours may be earned through this opportunity.
Note: Nurdle hunting requires kneeling and bending to scoop and sift through the sand at ground level.
Any questions about this event can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
October 7th @ 10am.
For more information, please contact Nicole Henderson.