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!

Nutrition Careers

KITCHEN MANAGER/COOK POSITION

VAC is seeking a Kitchen Manager to oversee day-to-day operations of the County Jail kitchen site. Duties include cooking meals, kitchen sanitation, planning meals, record keeping, training new staff, ensuring quality customer service, and maintaining efficient use of kitchen inventory. Must be flexible and available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays on a rotation basis. Candidates must have at least 2 years’ experience managing in a commercial kitchen environment, including supervisory experience over direct reports, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all employees, government officials, and the public. Illinois food sanitation certification required within 90 days of hire. Must pass background check process. Applications are available at the link below or in person at Voluntary Action Center, 1606 Bethany Rd, Sycamore. Applications can be submitted in person at Voluntary Action Center or emailed to VAC’s HR Department at hr@vacdk.org. Drug-free workplace. EOE.

Transportation

BUS OPERATORS WANTED (Sycamore, Sandwich, 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. Applications are available at the link below or in person at Voluntary Action Center, 1606 Bethany Rd, Sycamore. Applications can be submitted in person at Voluntary Action Center or emailed to VAC’s HR Department at hr@vacdk.org. Drug-free workplace. EOE.

TRANSIT DISPATCHERS WANTED (Sycamore location)

Voluntary Action Center is seeking applicants for FT and PT transit dispatchers for our community transit programs. Must be at least 21 years of age, have excellent communication, customer service, and computer skills. Must have knowledge of vehicle dispatching best practices. Appropriate college degree a plus. Previous public transit dispatching experience highly desired, as is the ability to speak Spanish. CDL w/endorsements required within 30 days of hire. Applications are available at the link below or in person at Voluntary Action Center, 1606 Bethany Rd, Sycamore. Applications can be submitted in person at Voluntary Action Center or emailed to VAC’s HR Department at hr@vacdk.org. Drug-free workplace. EOE.

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