Mary Lee McCusker

STAND Screening Coordinator



Sacred Heart Parish

P.O. Box 3672

Glyndon, MD 21701-3672



Please click below for complete STAND instructions:


(ages 18+)


(ages 14-17)




Volunteers (Ages 14-17)

who have substantial contact
with children at the parish or school


The following must be completed before volunteering:

  • DO NOT register on the Shield the Vulnerable website. All volunteers between the ages of 14-17 must provide the paperwork below and attend a "Worthy of the Call" training session (see dates below).


  • Complete the Application for Volunteer Service (Español) signed by parent/guardian and youth volunteer


  • Provide three (3) references to be checked and documented. Reference letters are sent out to noted references on Application. However, to speed up this process, please consider having your references complete our Reference Letter Form (signed and dated) and return the same with your Application.


  • For your convenience, a complete set of paperwork (Application & Reference Forms) can be found by clicking here.


  • Review of Code of Conduct for Church Personnel


  • Review of Statement of Policy for the Protection of Children and Youth


  • Training regarding child abuse and the protection of children (Worthy of the Call DVD). You must complete a Worthy of the Call training session through your parish or school. This age-appropriate training for youth is offered five (5) times per year — 3 sessions in the Spring and 2 sessions in the Fall. Please contact the STAND Screening Coordinator at or (410) 833-6877 at least two days before the scheduled sessions listed below in order to verify the time and location of said training sessions.


Sessions 2017-18:

ALL paperwork must be completed (including references) and returned prior to or on the date of scheduled training session. Also, please RSVP ( no later than the day before said training session!




Tuesday, October 17, 2017

6:30 p.m.

Room 112

Thursday, January 18, 2018

6:00 p.m.

Room 112

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

6:00 p.m.


Thursday, April 12, 2018

6:00 p.m.

Room 112

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

6:00 p.m.

Room 112

Thursday, May 17, 2018

6:00 p.m.

Room 112


* Dates are subject to change; please check this page regularly for any changes.
   Also, please RSVP by 12:00 noon on the previous day of the WoC Training.


Updated as of 5/11/2018