All volunteers must attend a one-time "Protecting God's Children" class through the Archdiocese of Detroit and complete a "Criminal Background Check". You can register for a PGC workshop at www.virtus.org. Criminal Background Check forms are available in the school office.
High School students that wish to volunteer at St. Mary School must attend a Called to Serve class. Learn more about Called to Serve by downloading an information packet.
The families of St. Mary students in Full Day Kindergarten through Grade 8 will need to provide 12 hours of volunteer service and 3 lunch duties per school year These may be accumulated through participation in activities offered within the school. The hours will be calculated from September 1 - May 1 of the current academic school year.
Families of students enrolled in half day Kindergarten are required to volunteer for 12 hours (no lunch supervision is necessary). Families of students enrolled in Preschool are not required to volunteer or supervise lunch but are welcome to volunteer in any capacity they would like.
Families may waive the 12-hour volunteer requirement with a payment of $180, each lunch period may be waived for a payment of $15.
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Catholic Schools Week
All families are advised to document their volunteer hours using a Volunteer Hour Log.
Please see our Volunteer Opportunities List for many opportunities to participate in your child's education.