Mission Statement
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Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Rockford continues the ministry of Jesus in faithfulness to the Magisterium of the Church.
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Our mission is to serve God for the common good with compassion, dignity and respect; to assist people in achieving a degree of independence consonant with their human dignity; and to work in solidarity with the Church and the other people of good will in advocating for justice.

Professional Counselor

Catholic Charities - Diocese of Rockford – McHenry Office

Seeking a master’s (MA, MS, MSW, etc.) level clinician, preferably licensed (LCPC or LCSW), to provide counseling for students, and support and consultation for teachers and staff in two Catholic grade schools two and a half days a week, and, also, individual, couples, family and group therapy in our community counseling office two and a half days a week.

The ideal candidate will be flexible and organized, possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and be able to function professionally, ethically and independently. He or she will be able to assess clinical need and respond therapeutically and effectively to the diverse and unique needs of our students and clients.

Participate in clinical supervision, training and professional development; complete all documentation and work as a liaison with parishes, schools and community agencies to identify and respond to emerging or shifting needs.

Candidates must be Catholics in good standing, whose professional work is informed by principles of Catholic Social Teaching: Dignity of the Human Person, the Common Good, Solidarity and Subsidiarity.

Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus, but not required.

Possess valid Illinois driver's license.

Job Type: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Please send a resume and cover letter to Richard Parsons at RParsons@RockfordDiocese.org.