Each family with a child/ren in full day PreK-3 through Grade 8 is required to provide 30 hours of service to the school. Families with a child in the ½ day PreK-3 or PreK-4 only (no other sibling attending full day) are required to provide 15 hours of service to the school. Single-parent families are obligated to perform 15 hours of service. Single-family volunteer service fee status must be presented to and approved by Karen Murphy, school principal, prior to October 1st of the current school year.
The full volunteer service fee is $450 or $225 for a single parent household or a family with only a half day preschool student. Families not fulfilling their volunteer service requirement will be charged for unmet hours at the rate of $15 per hour.
Volunteer hours are due in the log book by May 15th. Outstanding service fees will be charged to the family’s FACTS account on June 20th. If a family knows that they will be performing volunteer hours for the school after the May 1st deadline, they should log that service into the volunteer log book, prior to May 15th, and indicate what their service will be and the hours and date it will be performed. An example of this would be volunteer hours that are performed in May and June of the current school year, such as assisting with the 8th grade graduation, end of the year class parties, helping at Cultural Arts night, etc. It is not the school’s obligation to log volunteer hours into the log book on behalf of our families. All bills not paid by the end of the school year will result in progress reports being held until the obligation is met.
Parents may accrue hours for service with the Church of the Resurrection CYO basketball leagues and the Church of the Resurrection or St. Paul’s sponsored Scout groups. Each hour of CYO or Scout volunteer time counts as a half hour of volunteer time. Up to 15 hours of CYO basketball or Scout troop volunteer time may be logged towards volunteer service for a family and up to 7.5 hours for a single-family household may be logged. The remaining 15 hours or 7.5 service hours need to be performed for the direct benefit of the school.
The Archdiocese of Baltimore is committed to providing quality, healthy ministry for all persons, particularly for our children and youth. To that end, in January 2003 the Archdiocese issued a revised statement of Policy for the Protection of Children and Youth. This policy requires that all parishes and schools carefully screen any employees or volunteers who will have contact with minors in their ministry or work.