Our good friend Joyce Helander is retiring from DayOneNetwork. We wish her well. Here is the job description and contact information for this position. 


DayOneNetwork, Inc.
Job Snapshot
Location:                           1551 E. Fabyan Parkway
                                        Geneva, IL  60134
Employee Type:                Full-Time
Industry:                           Social Services
Manages Others:              Yes
Job Type:                         Nonprofit – Social Services
Education:                        4 Year Degree
Experience:                       Not Specified
Post Date:                        5/24/2012
Contact Information
Contact:                            Christine Finks
Phone:                              630-482-7601
Since it was established in 1989 as a not-for-profit community based organization, DayOneNetwork has grown considerably.  It now serves over 3200 individuals each year and has an annual operating budget of approximately $2.6 million and a staff of over 50 employees.
The mission of DayOneNetwork is to “find solutions” for persons with developmental delays and/or disabilities in the Kane and Kendall counties and Hanover Township of Cook County, and to “make connections” to access needed services and supports.
To become more familiar with DayOneNetwork right now, please visit us at www.dayonenetwork.org.
Executive Director Position
DayOneNetwork seeks an experienced and dynamic person to fill its Executive Director position.  This person will possess a high level of integrity, strong business acumen, excellent managerial and communication skills, ability to oversee and implement fundraising activities, and a true passion for fulfilling the stated mission of DayOneNetwork.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer DayOneNetwork’s program
  • Supervise and hire staff
  • Aggressively work to strengthen fundraising efforts
  • Work in conjunction with Board of Directors in the administration and development of policies
  • Increase DayOneNetwork’s visibility in the communities it serves
  • Oversee finances of organization, equipment, office space and maintenance of building
  • Ensure safe and orderly maintenance of client files
  • Maintain strong working relationships with all entities, governmental and non-governmental, that provide funding for DayOneNetwork
  • Promote and maintain a working environment that places strong emphasis on superior customer service
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Four year degree
Demonstrated management experience
Strong willingness and ability of engage in and oversee fundraising initiatives
Position requires some use of the employee’s personal automobile for local travel, valid driver’s license, liability insurance and the ability to work flexible hours on occasion
DayOneNetwork offers a great working environment, salary commensurate with experience and potential, medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation, paid sick leave.
“DayOneNetwork is an Equal Opportunity Employer”
The job posting can also be found on www.careerbuilder.comunder the category of non-profit/social services.

Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
815-464-1832 (CELL)