Become an Employee

Passion.  That’s the common attribute of those that work for the DSA of NWI & Chicagoland.  We are dedicated to helping our constituents who utilize our services.  If you’re ready to make a difference, email Carly Sinani at  

Available Positions

Front Desk Associate

This is a paid position for the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana & Chicagoland.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently in the accomplishment of a wide variety of duties, including setting priorities and coordinating work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with other employees, volunteers, members, and the public via the telephone, email, and in person.  
  • Skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Power Point. 
  • Ability to maintain files, reports and records, including those concerning members.
  • Ability to identify concerns, perform the tasks required to resolve the issue accurately and timely, and follow-up as necessary to ensure a satisfactory resolution.
  • Knowledge of the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana & Chicagoland.

General Experience Requirement: Any type of work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position, or (2) experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject area of the occupation.

Additional Information:

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred, not required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to work.