2017 Nonprofit of the Year Award winner and 2018 Touchstone Award Nominee, the Lake County DAC, Inc. seeks
2 individual program professionals for our organization who possess a core belief of promoting excellence and empowerment.

Program Assistant

This position is supporting program individuals in a recycling center and in the community.

Responsibilities and Duties (not limited to):

  • Implementation of individual program plans
  • Medication/Treatment Administration
  • Vocational training and job coaching on site and in the community
  • Maintain a safe and hazard free site
  • Communicate orally and in writing when completing individual and agency goals, plans, and policies
  • Maintain accurate and required documentation relating to program plans, training files, and contracts using legible handwriting and use of computer
  • Actively participate in professional training opportunities and requirements
  • Provide safe transportation to individuals as needed
  • Participate in team meetings upon request
  • Be responsible for information concerning agency policy and procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality and data privacy
  • Efficient in sorting, moving, processing and preparation for shipment of recyclables

Qualifications and Skills

Required: At least one year of supporting individual(s) with Developmental Disabilities or related conditions and proficient ability of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel), valid driver’s license.

Preferred:CPR/First Aid certified, forklift certified, experience in supporting individuals through person-centered support plans, medication administration certified


Health, dental, Simple Ira, life insurance, and paid time off

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.25 /hour

Send resume & cover letter to: Michelle McDonald, mmcdonald@lakeconnections.net by October 30, 2018.

Volunteer Coordinator

Looking to make a difference? Would you like to have fun and a flexible schedule?

Then join our team and let your day’s work enrich a life!

 You will organize, coordinate and manage volunteer recruitment for activities, programs and committees. Essential functions include:

  • Work with social, civic and local organizations to cultivate partnerships to engage volunteers
  • Recommend and develop ongoing volunteer roles and opportunities
  • Coordinate interviews and training for all prospective volunteers
  • Implement volunteer recognition program and conduct annual volunteer program evaluation
  • Coordinate volunteer schedule with DAC staff members, identify needs and gaps, and integrate volunteers into programs or activities
  • Maintain accurate records on all volunteers and volunteer activities
  • Attend Board, committee and community meetings as needed
  • Maintain consistent, effective communication with volunteers to provide support and show appreciation.

Position is 12 hours per week and we offer a competitive wage starting at $15/hour.  Required Qualifications: Two years post high-school education in social sciences, communication or related field, minimum of three years’ experience successfully managing volunteer programs, and a valid driver’s license. Experience with DHS 245 regulations a plus.

Send resume & cover letter to: Cheryl Hedine, chedine@lakeconnections.net by October 19, 2018.

Join our Team!

Lake County DAC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer