Employee Benefits & Rewards


Our full-time employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Low-cost medical insurance
  • Free employee dental insurance
  • Vision correction plan
  • Free employee life insurance
  • Free employee long term disability coverage
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Home-funded retirement plan
  • 403(b) plan (matched after one year)
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Accrued vacation and sick leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Quarterly perfect attendance bonus
  • Uniform allowance for most positions
  • Legal resources
  • Voluntary benefits with Unum
  • and much more!

Do we value our staff at St. Mary’s? Absolutely!

We are very serious about our work, but all work and no play is just not fun. St. Mary’s is a very happy place. We want the children and young adults to have fun, and we know that our hard-working employees deserve to have fun, too. Here are some of the ways we reward our employees throughout the year:

  • Monthly birthday celebrations with cake and ice cream, plus two free movie tickets for you the month of your birthday
  • Employee Recognition Month in February
  • Year-End Bonus: For the past 15 years, the Board of Directors has approved a year-end bonus payment for every employee at St. Mary’s. 
  • Board-approved annual salary increases
  • Excellent employee medical overage for only $32 per month, and St. Mary’s pays the first $750 of your annual deductible
  • Free employee dental coverage
  • Free annual health screens for everyone
  • We purchase four Tides baseball season tickets for employees to use
  • Annual holiday party with a formal dinner, dancing, a 50-50 raffle drawing and lots of very nice door-prizes!
  • Fall festival with petting zoo, face-painting, dunking for apples, ice cream, food vendors and more
  • Length of service awards celebration
  • School’s-out cookout
  • Graduation ceremonies for the residents with families and staff, and a catered luncheon for all
  • Regular visits by Books are Fun, Chartway Federal Credit Union, Sam’s Club, Costco, B.J.’s and many others