A vibrant campus life is created not only by students, faculty and staff, but also by dedicated and caring volunteers. Our volunteers are one of the school's most cherished assets. They have given countless hours of their time to a variety of school endeavors. We thank all of these generous, spirited and committed parents and friends.

Volunteer Opportunities

Fundraising Events

Blue and Gold is our main fundraising event of the year held the fall. If you would like to join the planning committee or volunteer to help the night of the event, please click here to e-mail the Advancement Office.

General Campus Opportunities

The list is varied, but one thing is certain, our volunteers are cherished and appreciated (and make some great friends along the way).
Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • Front Office (at the front desk)
  • Counseling Office
  • Activities Office
  • Development Office
  • Communications Office
  • Library
  • Nurses Office
  • Classrooms
  • Campus Ministry
  • Campus Bookstore
  • Docents - docents are our school ambassadors, providing campus tours for prospective families
  • Create artwork, decorations, posters
  • Assemble mailers
  • Bookstore/Summer Book Sales
  • Clerical Help
  • Docents - (Tours, Admissions)
  • Fundraising Gala Committee
  • IB/AP Test Supervision (Proctors)
  • Nurses' Office
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Arts Alliance assistants
  • Drivers for Sports Teams/Clubs/Extra Cirricular
  • Athletic Team Support

Campus Ministry Retreat Chaperones

Freshman, Sophomore and Junior retreats are held at Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center located at 2 Irvine Park Road in Orange, CA. (714) 923-3191. Senior Kairos Retreats are held at Whispering Winds Catholic Retreat Center located at 17606 Harrison Park Road Julian, CA (760) 765-1600. For more information about volunteering at school retreats, please contact SMCHS Retreat Coordinator Francis Cabildo at cabildof@smhs.org or 949.766.6000 ext. 1517

Christian Service Day Field Trip Chaperones

Volunteers are needed to chaperone Christian Service day field trips. For information email Mrs. Caitlan Rangel at rangelc@smhs.org

Volunteer Sign-Up Instructions

New and Returning Volunteers

Parent Volunteer Clearance Process (can take up to two weeks to complete)

*Go to FORMS section for all forms needed.

1. Complete the PARENT VOLUNTEER FORM (required every school year)

2. Complete the SAFE ENVIRONMENT TRAINING (required every three years)

  • Click button to go to online training:
  • Complete the online training, print the Certificate of Completion and submit to the Front Desk or Cindy Pizzurro at pizzurroc@smhs.org

3. Complete FINGERPRINTING through the Diocese of Orange (required only once)

  • Please contact Joanne Lado in the business office via ladoj@smhs.org to begin the process
  • *If you previously fingerprinted for a school in the Diocese of Orange, please indicate which school and your date of birth on the Parent Volunteer Sign Up form and we will transfer your fingerprint records to SMCHS.

4. If you wish to be a driver, complete the online DEFENSIVE DRIVING TRAINING

  • Go to online training here:
    online training
  • Print the Certificate of Completion
  • We will also need a copy of your driver’s license and a copy of your Declaration Page of your Car Insurance
  • Submit all above forms and copies to Cindy Pizzurro at pizzurroc@smhs.org



The Volunteer Program Coordinators communicate with parents and friends who wish to volunteer their services. The Volunteer Program Coordinators are:

  • Laurie Beach
  • Cindy Pizzurro
  • Katie McCurdy

For questions regarding our volunteer program, please email them:

click to send email

Or call Cindy Pizzurro
at 949-766-6000 ext. 0