Reports to: Program Manager Full-time, nonexempt (36 hours). Hourly wage range based on experience.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Social Work, Counseling or related community development field. Requirement may be waived with experience and WorkKeys Assessment. Must be able to pass background check and subject to drug testing. Must have vehicle and be able to drive. Position begins at $15 per hour, depending on experience. Veteran preference.
Must achieve and maintain certification through Neighborworks America as a Homebuyer Education trainer and Housing Counselor. Must complete the HUD Housing Counselor certification course within six months and pass the certification exam with 9 months. Must achieve and maintain certifications to teach other community education programs including but not limited to home maintenance education, and financial capability training (MoneySmart, CreditSmart).
Work with clients that have housing needs to assess current situation, identify needs, access resources to meets needs and coordinate the process on behalf of the client.
Conducts regular outreach with business and community stakeholders to build homebuyer pipeline.
Annually conducts a community needs assessment for education and training needs. Designs and plans educational offerings directly or through partners to meet those needs at times that are accessible to the target populations.
Conducts educational offerings.
Uses pre-tests and post-tests or other evaluation methods to determine effectiveness. Aggregates and analyzes data to identify necessary changes.
Provides counseling services
Adopts and adheres to National Industry Standards for Homeowner Education and Housing Counseling.