Job Openings at the Rockford Diocese
Full-Time Positions
August 19, 2021
Refugee Caseworker 
Catholic Charities seeks a caseworker to serve as an employment specialist for refugees.  Bilingual preferred English /Arabic or English /Kinyarwanda or willing to work with interpreters; Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience preferred.
Ombudsman Volunteer  Coordinator 
Catholic Charities — responsible for the recruitment, retention, and direct supervision of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program volunteers within nine of eleven counties of the Diocese of Rockford.  A Bachelor’s degree and related experience preferred.
Community Ombudsman 
Catholic Charities seeks an advocate for adults in long term care who is highly motivated, caring, compassionate, and has excellent communication skills. Knowledge of the long-term care system and community resources is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree and related experience preferred.
English Instructor-- (Aurora)
An experienced instructor in English for the 2021–2022  Academic Year. 
Director, Life and Family Evangelization Office-- (Rockford)
A ministerial role as a Diocesan resource on the pastoral care of the family and related topics such as marriage preparation and enrichment, life and dignity issues and natural family planning. 
Other Education Office 
Positions Include: athletics/activities, cafeteria support, elementary school teachers, high school teachers, maintenance/custodial, secretarial/clerical, student support services, substitute teachers, support staff, technology, tutors. Apply via the diocesan website under “Schools.”
Professional Counselor
Catholic Charities seeks a full-time position for a Master’s level — preferably licensed—counselor or social worker who can provide services in our Catholic grade school and community counseling programs.
Child Care Workers (3) 
St. Elizabeth Catholic Community Center
Requirements: High school graduate or general education degree (GED).  Must be qualified as a school-age worker by DCFS standards and have at least 2 years of experience working with school-age children.


Ombudsman Administrative Assistant (part-time) 
Catholic Charities — provide administrative support to Ombudsman Program staff and in the daily operation of the office; experience in Excel and Microsoft programs preferred. 
Bookkeeper (part-time) -- (Geneva)
20-25 hours per week (average). A college degree or 5 years work experience in similar field, knowledge of basic accounting principles and Quickbooks required. 
Director/Coordinator of Music & Liturgy (part-time)-- (Sterling)
Part-time Director/Coordinator of Music & Liturgy. 
Accompanist (part-time)  -- (Hampshire)
A part time pianist and/or organist to accompany the adult choir, as well as play for various other Masses throughout the year.   
Refugee Caseworker (part-time)
Catholic Charities seeks a caseworker to provide vulnerable care services, family reunification, and to assist the employment specialist.  Bilingual preferred: English/Arabic or English/Swahili or English/French.
Advertizing sales (part-time)   -- (Rockford)
Office of Communication and Publications. 
Housekeeping and Kitchen positions (variety of shifts)
At Bishop Lane Retreat Center in Rockford. Experience is welcome, but not necessary. Shifts to fit almost any schedule.
Emergency Assistance Caseworker (part-time)
Catholic Charities – Emergency Assistance Program in the Belvidere office. Individuals bilingual in Spanish are encouraged to apply.
Director of Sacred Music (part-time) -- (Somonauk) 
Part-time Director/Coordinator of music, liturgy, and choir. 
Refugee Office Receptionist (part-time)
Catholic Charities — to assist with clerical needs such as billings, disbursements, and more. Experience in Excel and Microsoft programs preferred.
Mental Health Ministry  Coordinator (part-time)
Catholic Charities Counseling Department is seeking a mental health professional (MS, MA, MSW) to implement mental health ministries in Catholic parishes. 
Refugee Program Aide (part-time) 
Catholic Charities seeks a program aide to support caseworkers and the employment specialist in providing services to refugees.
Director of Religious Education (part-time) -- (Woodstock)
Ministry to a parish of approximately 300 families. Responsibilities center around religious education for grades K-8 as well as preparation for first Communion and confirmation. 


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