LCBAG’s work environment is fast paced, dynamic, emergent, and flexible. Staff collaborate on our many initiatives, as well as on the work of continually developing our organization.

We are invested in an internal culture that supports staff to work at their fullest potential. We encourage staff to ask questions, make mistakes, think differently and see ideas through to fruition.

We welcome diversity in all its forms. If this sounds like a place where you would thrive, please consider joining us!

Lake County Build a Generation is currently accepting applications for the positions below. To apply, please follow the instructions in the job description.

Director of Development

Are you excited by the opportunity to ensure the future financial success of our work?

The Director of Development will be responsible for supporting a strong financial future for our organization through cultivation of relationships with individual donors, foundations, and public funders. The Director will be tasked with maintaining existing funding relationships and establishing new opportunities through grant writing, individual direct-asks, and planning fundraising events. 

The Director of Development must be comfortable working as part of a team, but will have large portions of their work that will be accomplished individually. Support from other staff members may include: brainstorming or co-writing grant proposals and reports; planning fundraising events; or implementing other aspects of the fundraising plan. 

To learn more about the position–including instructions on how to apply!–please download the position description:

Community Organizer

Do you want to help us support strength and resilience in our manufactured housing communities?

The Community Organizer will be responsible for supporting the on-the-ground community-led initiatives of the organization. Under direction from the Lead Community Organizer, this position will help to build capacity with residents of manufactured housing in Lake County. Projects will include supporting the newly established Cooperative Nueva Union resident-owned community, directly organizing with the residents of Lake Fork, and supporting other manufactured housing needs as they arise. 

The Community Organizer may also play a role in supporting projects that come out of other initiatives including community connector projects or community advocacy.

To learn more about the role–including instructions on how to apply–please download the position description:

Childcare Community Connector Contract Position

Have you provided, or are you currently providing childcare in Lake County? Are you available to work with us from March through October?

Do you know 10 community members who provide childcare or who have been impacted by the need for childcare who you could interview? We want to learn from childcare providers and families about what challenges they are facing and what support they need.

Apply to be a Contract Childcare Community Connector for Lake County Build a Generation!

To apply, download the application below and fill it out by hand or on the computer by February 28th. You can drop it off at the Build A Generation office (825 West 6th Street) or email it to Hannah at You can also apply online here: Connector. Email or call Hannah at 313-657-8659 with any questions!

Sponsored Food Access Coalition Seats

Would you like to participate in the Lake County Food Access Coalition (LCFAC), but are not currently able to do so on paid time? Consider a LCFAC Sponsored Seat!

The Lake Food Access Coalition is a group of Lake County community members and organizations. Our mission is to work together to build a community in which the healthy food our residents are entitled to is affordable and available to all. LCFAC Sponsored Seats are a small stipend for community members not currently paid to attend LCFAC meetings.

To apply, please fill out the LCFAC Sponsored Seat Application . To fill out the application by phone or in-person, please call or text Mara Gwin, Lake County Build a Generation Food Access Facilitator at 970 308 0945, or email

Contract Interpretation

Are you bilingual? Do you enjoy helping our community?

Lake County Build a Generation is seeking bilingual community members, particularly those with interpretation training or certifications, for Contract Interpretation work for both consecutive and simultaneous interpretation. We have various events throughout the year that require interpretation during both the day and evenings. Compensation is $25-$35/hour. Candidates may be asked to complete an interpretation assessment.

To apply, please fill out our Interpretation Application and this W-9. Please email forms to Amy Hall, Events Coordinator at or bring them by our office at 825 W 6th St.

Contract Childcare

Do you love working with children? Are you looking to make some extra money?

Lake County Build a Generation is looking for energetic, fun individuals for Contract Child Care work! We have various events throughout the year that require child care during both the day and evenings. Compensation ranges from $15-$18/hr.

To apply, please fill out our Childcare Application and this W-9. Please email forms to Amy Hall, Events Coordinator at or bring them by our office at 825 W 6th St.

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