Jeremiah Development is Hiring!

Job Posting

Project Manager for Love Rockford, Part-time – 200 Project Hours


Job Purpose

The Project Manager oversees the planning, coordination, implementation, and tracking of Love Rockford.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Project Manager performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Plan the project

  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
  • Fundraising, donor procurement, and research and pursue grant opportunities
  • Coordinate a volunteer, sub-committee panel that will oversee project areas
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

Staff the project

  • Recruit Sub-Committee Chairs to manage different program areas. Sub-Committee chairs will have the appropriate skills for the project activities
  • Coordinate regular meetings with Sub-committee chairs oversee and assist project implementation
  • Collaborate with Volunteer Committee chair to recruit volunteers, and ensure that all project volunteers receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project

Implement the project

  • Generate interest and sponsorships through, public speaking opportunities, media outreach, direct mail, etc.
  • Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project, including Church newsletters, Jeremiah newsletter, and social media/website updates

Control the project

  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements, including written reports as needed
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures




  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of project management
  • Public Speaking
  • Volunteer Outreach
  • Public Relations/Marketing

Proficiency in the use of computers for:

  • Microsoft Office Suite, or equivalent
  • E-mail
  • Social Media


Application Deadline: October 13, 2017


Please send resumes to: ; Michelle Ryan, 318 N. Church St. Rockford, 61101