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Volunteering at Marianjoy

Marianjoy has more than 180 caring, active volunteers who contribute more than 24,000 hours of service annually. Our volunteers are an important part of Marianjoy’s mission to rebuild lifestyles for people with disabilities.

Becoming a Volunteer

Marianjoy welcomes adult and student volunteers (volunteers must be at least 14 years old),

To become a volunteer, please call (630) 909-7400 to request an information packet. This packet includes an application with a return envelope. After we’ve received your application, we will call you to arrange a time for a tour and to discuss your interests and our current opportunities

You may also download and print the volunteer application materials by clicking here.

Advantages of Volunteering

In return for your commitment, you’ll receive many benefits including:

  • A volunteer orientation.
  • Training from the department in which you work.
  • Annual luncheon honoring all adult volunteers.
  • Recognition and appreciation from Marianjoy patients and staff.
  • The opportunity to make long-lasting friendships with volunteers, staff and patients.
  • A sense of satisfaction knowing you’re helping our patients return to active, productive lifestyles.

For more information

For additional information, please contact Melissa Mullins or
Jim Decker
at 630-909-7400.


Marianjoy Auxiliary

The Marianjoy Auxiliary supports the efforts of the Marianjoy Foundation. This group of devoted individuals organizes and hosts several fundraising events, including spring and fall luncheons, and runs the Marianjoy Gift Shop.

The Marianjoy Auxiliary Officers are:

Holly French — President

Joan Kohut — Recording Secretary

Mimi Rose — Treasurer

Mary Lou Becker — Business Ventures Chair

Carol Mesenbrink — Public Relations Chair

Cyndi Vivoda — Membership Chair

Peggy Noland — Gift Shop

Jane Moore — Gift Shop

For more information on the Marianjoy auxiliary, please contact Brittan Priestas at 630- 909-7390 or


Volunteers at Marianjoy

Marianjoy Celebrates Volunteers!

Marianjoy volunteers share their time and talents in the following departments:

  • Admissions
  • Clerical
  • Dietary
  • Eucharistic Ministers
  • Gift Shop
  • Mailroom and Copy Center
  • Medical Library
  • Occupational Therapy Observation
  • Patient Transport
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy Observation
  • Reception Desks
    (daytime and evenings)
  • Speech-Language Pathology