Job Application - Catholic Charities Of Chemung Schuyler

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Housing Counselor - Housing Counseling

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.

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.