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 Assistant/Delivery Driver (Sycamore location)

Part-time Kitchen Assistant/Delivery Driver postition is available at VAC. Duties include delivering meals, cleaning the kitchen, packing meals, and other items in operation of VAC’s community nutrition programs. Must be flexible and available to work weekends if needed. Must have a good driving record and excellent customer service skills. Apply by visiting vacdk.com/career for more info. Drug-free workplace. EOE.

MOW DELIVERY DRIVERS WANTED (Sycamore and LaSalle locations)

Part-time MOW Driver positions are available at VAC. Must have a 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/career for more info. 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. Apply by visiting vacdk.com/career for more info. 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. Apply by visiting vacdk.com/career to fill out an application. Drug-free workplace. EOE.

Administrative

Assistant Bookkeeper (Sycamore location)

Voluntary Action Center is seeking a FT Assistant Bookkeeper. This position will report directly to the Finance Director, the Assistant Bookkeeper assists with clerical functions of the agency, including, but not limited to, assisting in making day-to-day deposits, assist in billing/recording Accounts Receivable, perform Medicaid billing based activity for agency operations, data entry, assist with bank reconciliations, act as backup to the Bookkeeper in areas such as payroll and Accounts Payable, perform other tasks as directed and other clerical support for management. The Assistant Bookkeeper must demonstrate good, independent judgment, an ability to be approachable and professional, solid problem-solving skills, an ability to handle multiple tasks, and an ability to be self-motivated and well organized.

Education: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.  Associates Degree in Accounting or comparable field a plus.

Experience: One-year previous work experience in a comparable position performing related responsibilities and tasks required. Medicaid experience a plus.

Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, three (3) professional references, and VAC job application by 4:30 pm on Friday, May 17, 2019 to:

Paul LaLonde, SHRM-CP
Vice President of Operations & HR
1606 Bethany Road
Sycamore, IL 60178
plalonde@vacdk.com

VAC is a drug-free workplace. EOE.

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