Careers At Maryville Academy

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Maryville. Please submit your application on-line through the link identified in the announcement. We will carefully evaluate your qualifications against our current requirements. You will be contacted shortly if you are invited to participate in our interview process.

Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are unable to further confirm the receipt or status of your resume via the telephone or email.

Thank you again for your interest in Maryville.


Department: Volunteer Services
Location: Des Plaines, IL


Volunteer will assist Maryville in meeting its mission to their clients by providing structure, stability and guidance. Being part of a team effort to promote the well-being and individual growth of youth in Maryville care. Sharing your vision and commitment with a youth to help make their future a success. Gain valuable experience working with youth.

Essential Functions

• Commit to one day a week working with assigned population at designated time and sites schedule is        negotiable.

• Report to the supervisor upon your arrival to receive an update regarding the youth.
• Document arrival and departure in sign-in book/or on individual time sheet to be turned into volunteer coordinator or program manager on site.
• Report any unusual incidents to the supervisor prior to departure.
• Follow directives of staff.
• Assist youth-care worker(s) during group-time with the youth. Help individual youth with homework or activity.
• Maintain ethical standards as described by Maryville at all times.
• Maintain open communication with shift supervisors, program manager and other team members involved with the youth.
• Maintain confidentiality regarding youth. *Tutors should focus on the academic assistance with youth.
• **Mentors should focus on relationship building with designated youth according to the above listed activities.
• Participates in continued performance quality improvement
• Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 18 years of age. At some sites you must be 21 years of age. Complete Volunteer Packet:
  • Volunteer Application Form, Medical Exam, Drug Screen, TB test, Confidentiality Agreement, Background Check, Fingerprinting, Authorization to Obtain Criminal Convictions Report and Reference Check.
  • Attend:  Protecting God's Children Workshop within 60 days of starting. Attend an orientation session/tour.
  • Must have a positive, supportive, and patient attitude.
  • Must possess the ability to interact and communicate professionally with team members and youth.
  • Receive on-the-job training or attend training session as appropriate to the complexity and demands of assignment. 

Physical Demands:


• Required to frequently sit, stand, bend, stoop and walk, sometimes for extended periods.
• Required to lift/ move objects weighing in excess of 20 pounds.
• Must have visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above

Environment and Scheduling:

  • Duties are performed in designated administrative office settings.
  • Duties may involve contact with youth who may be threatening, aggressive and/or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.


All employees who have access to health information whose confidentiality is protected by the HIPAA Privacy Rule are required by the Rule to receive training so that they have an understanding and knowledge of the Privacy Rule that corresponds to their job responsibilities and of the group health plan’s policies and procedures that impact on their job duties.  Site specific training on requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the plan’s health information policies and procedures under the direction of the plan privacy officer may be required for this position based upon site specific requirements.  Employees who violate the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule will be subject to discipline, up to and including termination.


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