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.

Accounting Assistant

Catholic Charities Administration Office

Part-time 25-29 hours per week

Requirements:  Associates degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Successful candidate will be detail-oriented and have a working knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel and Word.  Accurate data entry skills are necessary along with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. 

Duties include review of AP invoices for proper coding and documentation,  processing of checks, preparation and processing of payroll, preparation of monthly reimbursement requests and invoices, updating of spreadsheets and miscellaneous reports and various other tasks to provide support services for the programs of Catholic Charities.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:

Catholic Charities
Attn: Lori Graber
P.O. Box 7044
Rockford, IL 61125
E-mail: lgraber@rockforddiocese.org.


Ombudsman Job Posting

Catholic Charities – Diocese of Rockford seeks a part-time (25 hours per week) employee for the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program in the nine county service area of northwestern Illinois.  The person selected will serve as an advocate for residents of the licensed long-term care facilities. 

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, caring, compassionate, and have excellent communication skills.  Knowledge of or the ability to learn the long-term care system and available community resources is necessary.    Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university, and adherence to the norms of the Catholic Church and its principles of charity and justice.  Computer skills, travel within the Diocese and occasional travel for training or meetings are required.  Bi-lingual Spanish speaking is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Catholic Charities Ombudsman Program
Attn: Cathy Weightman-Moore
6116 Mulford Village Drive Suite 9
Rockford, IL 61107
Email: cweightman-moore@rockforddiocese.org