St. Mary Catholic SchoolMt. Clemens

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Volunteer Information

All volunteers (this includes parents chaperoning field trips) must have completed Protecting God's Children, had a background check and signed the volunteer code of conduct.  Per new Archdiocese of Detroit guidelines, if you took the PGC class before January of 2020, you must attend an online refresher course and complete a new background check.  


If you have taken the Protecting God's Children before 2020, please email [email protected] or call

1-888-847-8870. They will get you set up with a link to the new online class. 


If you have never taken a Protecting God's Children class through the Archdiocese of Detroit, you can register for a PGC workshop at  Criminal Background Check forms are available in the school office.


Volunteer requirements

The families of St. Mary students in full-day Kindergarten through Grade 8 will need to provide 12 hours of volunteer service and 4 lunch duties per school year  These may be accumulated through participation in activities offered within the school. The hours will be calculated from Fun Day 2023 to  - May 24, 2024

 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 $240.  Each lunch period may be waived for a payment of $20.

Possible Volunteer Activities Include

Daddy/Daughter Dance
Mom/Son Outing
Open House
Catholic Schools Week
Santa Shop
Book Fair

St. Mary Gala

Classroom Help

Fun Day

Gardening/Grounds Help

All PAC Sponsored Activities (Trunk or Treat, Carnival, Skate Night, etc.)

Car Door Openers

Lunch Room Assistance

Junior High Dances

PAC Committee

Supply Drop Off/Information Fair 


All families are advised to document their volunteer hours using a Volunteer Hour Log found below.