Thursday, May 20, 2010

Job Opening: foreclosure/housing counselor

From Colorado Housing Assistance Corp.
Position announcement: Housing Counselor

CHAC is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to providing home ownership opportunities for lower income families. CHAC is a 501c-3, a HUD Certified Counseling Agency, A Community Development Financial Institution, and has been a recognized leader in affordable housing for over 27 years.

Position overview: The Housing Counselor’s responsibilities, will be to counsel in areas of prepurchase homeownership, post-purchase homeownership, default and foreclosure prevention and credit and financial management. The selected applicant must be comfortable with managing a caseload, providing educational presentations, communicating with clients, attorneys, lenders and community partners and be knowledgeable of real estate and mortgage terms. Computer skills required

Specific Job Functions:
a. Manage a caseload
b. Prepare reports for governmental entities, and local funders
c. Educate small classes
d. Input on Excel, Microsoft outlook, Word and housing counseling data management system.
Qualifications:
a. Three years work experience including one year in mortgage lending, banking, real estate, housing counseling, or related field. Post secondary education may be substituted for some direct work experience.
b. Excellent verbal and writing skills(bilingual English-Spanish preferred)
c. Math skills necessary to understand and evaluate information specific to mortgage loans and financing.
d. Good organizational and priority management skills to ensure deadlines are met.
Job requirements:
a. Willingness to work occasional weekend or evening hours(may happen sporadically)
b. Demonstrate ability to work as a team player, and to respect diversity
c. Manage multi tasks with efficiency, and professionalism.
Compensaton:
a. Salary is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience
b. Excellent benefits
c. Free parking

To apply, please submit resume by fax to 303-573-9214 or email to Charlotte@coloradohousingassistance.org.