This is a lot of cash! The Canada Student Service Grant is now accepting applications and you can get so much money for volunteering in your community. Plus, it's so easy to apply.\nThe new Canada Student Service Grant platform has finally launched and as of June 25, you can apply for a volunteering job.\nThis program lets post-secondary students and recent grads get valuable work experience while also giving back to their communities.\nIf you're a college or university student or a recent grad and you decide to volunteer this summer, you could get $1,000 to $5,000 from the government through the grant.\nThe exact amount of money you get depends on how many hours you work.\nThere are also eligibility requirements to apply and to get the money.\nTo participate in the grant program, you have to be enrolled and attending a post-secondary part-time or full-time during the spring/summer or in September.\nFor recent grads, you have to have graduated no earlier than December 2019.\nAccording to the government, you also have to be "a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, First Nation, Métis or Inuit, or those with Refugee status."\nYou can apply online or by phone at 1 (833) 521-0117 and look up opportunities here.\nSpeaking in Ottawa, PM Trudeau discusses measures aimed at assisting students, including launch of the Canada Student Service Grant, which will provide one-time payment of $1K-$5K to post-secondary students & recent grads who complete volunteer work this summer. #cdnpoli #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/gsLOyI8P5H— CPAC (@CPAC_TV) June 25, 2020\nWhen applying online, you just have to fill out a form with some personal information like your name, address and date of birth.\nThen there are questions about if you have received other benefits from the government and why you want to participate in this program.\nYou can even put in a referral code to volunteer with a specific group.\nYoung people are powerful leaders of change, and during these difficult times we are proud to support them as they help our communities shape a better and more resilient Canada. This is why we have introduced the Canada Student Service Grant. #IWantToHelp #LeadersToday pic.twitter.com/bSMO6jSqb1— Bardish Chagger (@BardishKW) June 25, 2020\nAfter you've finished your volunteering, there are also eligibility requirements to get the money.\nYou have to be a post-secondary student or recent grad, 30 years old or younger by December 31 and meet other criteria like the required number of hours.\nIf you have gotten the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, you're still eligible for this program.\nHowever, you're not allowed to participate in the Canada Student Service grant if you have gotten the CERB at any time.\nWhen Justin Trudeau announced the opening of the grant's platform and applications on June 25, he noted that students are facing challenges this summer.\n"If we want to build a strong and resilient economy, we have to invest in the next generation," he said.