Careers

The Voluntary Action Center is currently hiring for the following positions. VAC is a social service non-profit whose mission is commitment to providing high-quality services that address the basic transportation and nutrition needs of our community. Our services include Meals on Wheels, Nutritional Programs such as lunches for local daycare providers and senior citizens, and community transit trips for local seniors, the disabled, and the general public. We have a strong community commitment and presence.

 Why work at VAC?  VAC, as a progressive mission-driven agency, believes in serving our communities, and that especially means our employees. VAC employees get career growth and development, work flexibility, and a sense of greater purpose. We offer competitive pay, competitive benefits (including generous vacation time), and a family-friendly work culture. We hope you join our team!

Maintenance Careers:

MECHANIC WANTED (Sycamore location)

Full time and part-time mechanic positions available at VAC. Must be at least 21 years of age, excellent work safety record, excellent communication skills, knowledge of mechanic/maintenance practices and principles, and able to work a flexible schedule – especially mornings and weekends as needed. CDL w/endorsements required within 30 days of hire. Must have a successful background in working in a maintenance shop environment. Buildings and grounds maintenance experience a plus. Apply by visiting vacdk.com/employment for more info. Drug-free workplace. EOE.

Nutrition Careers

MOW DELIVERY DRIVERS WANTED (Sycamore and LaSalle locations)

Part time MOW Driver positions available at VAC. Must have clean driving record, excellent customer service skills, friendly demeanor, and able to work a flexible schedule as needed. Excellent opportunity for college students looking for experience, or those reentering the workforce. No experience necessary, but customer service experience and driving experience pluses. Apply by visiting vacdk.com/employment for more info. Drug free workplace. EOE.

KITCHEN ASSISTANT WANTED (Sandwich location)

Part time kitchen assistant position available at VAC. Duties include cooking meals, cleaning kitchen, packing meals, and other items in operation of VAC’s community nutrition programs. Must be flexible. Candidates must have experience in commercial kitchen environment. Illinois food sanitation certification required within 90 days of hire. Apply by visiting vacdk.com/employment for more info. Drug free workplace. EOE.

Transportation

BUS OPERATORS WANTED (Sycamore and Yorkville locations)

VAC is hiring FT and PT transit bus operators. Must be at least 21 years of age, excellent driving record, excellent communication skills, knowledge of areas surrounding region. CDL w/endorsements required within 30 days of hire. Excellent benefits. No experience necessary, but customer service experience and driving experience pluses. Apply by visiting vacdk.com/employment for more info. Drug free workplace. EOE.

TRANSIT DISPATCHERS WANTED (Sycamore location)

Voluntary Action Center is seeking applicants for FT and PT dispatchers for our community transportation programs. Must be at least 21 years of age, have excellent communication, customer service, and computer skills.  Must have knowledge of DeKalb County area. Appropriate college degree a plus.  Previous dispatching experience preferred. CDL w/endorsements required within 30 days of hire. Apply by visiting vacdk.com/employment for more info. Drug-free workplace. EOE.

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