Chestnut Health Systems

Recovery Assistants

Job ID
# Positions
PRN - Work As Needed
Substance Abuse


Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A, as well as provides employee assistance programs internationally.


Chestnut Health Systems is seeking part-time, as-needed Recovery Assistants to work within our residential substance abuse treatment program at our Maryville, IL facility, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.


  • Monitoring clients;
  • Assisting with daily programs;


  • Must be 21 years old with a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • Must display an interest and ability to work with youth effectively.
  • Must regularly be available for weekend shifts.
  • Availability for different shifts a plus.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.
  • Experience in working with adolescent substance abuse (alcohol and other drugs) is also preferred.
  • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.


These part-time positions include eligibility for our retirement savings plan with company match, and employee assistance program.


For immediate consideration, please see us at


Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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