LEADERSHIP TEAM

Amber Emmert

In August 2016, Amber joined the Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance Program as a part-time caseworker.  In 2017 she moved to full-time, taking on the responsibility of providing program support to the Long-Term Ombudsman Program.

Amber was invited to become the Program Director for Emergency Assistance, Bilingual Outreach, and Project HIRE in January 2019, a position she currently holds.

Amber received a Bachelor of Science Degree from William Woods College/University.  She completed the Diocese of Rockford’s Ministry Formation Program and is certified in Mental Health First Aid. Before working for Catholic Charities, Amber held a parish position for 10 years.

Amber has a deep concern for people’s needs and looks for God’s aid to make connections and help where it is needed.  Amber continues to assist in parish Family Faith Formation and Confirmation programs.

Program Director
Emergency Assistance
Bilingual Outreach
Employment: Project H.I.R.E.
(815) 344-6956