Homeownership Counselor


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Position Description

Self-Help Enterprises has an opening for a Homeownership Counselor. The counselor works with families to prepare them for homeownership - covering issues such as budgeting, credit repair, and financial management. A strong ability to work with a diverse group of participants, clearly teach/share information, and a close attention to detail are all required for the position. Homeownership classes are taught in both English and Spanish, so bilingual fluency is required for this position. Must be able to obtain HUD certification within 6 months of employment.

- Recruit, coordinate and schedule counseling courses and classes
- Teach homeownership classes following established curriculum
- Provide group and individual counseling
- Help prepare families for homeownership or other opportunities through financial education, credit counseling, etc.

- Experience in teaching or training
- Knowledge of financial management, banking budgeting, credit repair and building
- Knowledge of various lending products
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
- Demonstrated skill with office equipment and computer software (Word, Outlook, etc.)
- Bilingual English/Spanish required