Job Application - Catholic Charities Of Chemung Schuyler

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Housing Counselor

Please note that you need to fill out this application by answering all possible questions that you can including past employment history, education as well as contact information.  A Resume attached will not count as an application and will be marked as incomplete.  


PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The Housing Counselor serves as a member of the Housing Counseling Services staff team with specific responsibilities for designated program administration functions, outreach/education to recruit program participants, direct counseling of consumers related to mortgage foreclosure prevention, financial fitness, homeownership; post-purchase education/training and homeowner association events; networking with lenders, relators and community partners.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

1.       Outreach/recruitment for public awareness and participation in all services; network with lenders, realtors, community partners.

2.       Provide group education/training and one-on-one counseling for first-time homebuyers.

3.       Post-purchase education/counseling for new homeowners and participation in Homeowner Association events.

4.       One-on-one mortgage foreclosure prevention counseling.

5.       Date entry, report preparation, file maintenance.

6.       Coordinate publication/develop articles for program newsletter.

7.       Other duties as assigned.

 

TITLE OF DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Director of Justice and Peace

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates’ degree or equivalent experience.

Two years’ experience in individual housing counseling or housing/human services.

A combination of education and experience may be substituted at the discretion of the Executive Director.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

·      Group presentation skills; money management skills; computer skills.

·      Ability to speak and write competently about homeownership, credit issues, financial priority setting, money management, housing/economic justice issues.