Homeownership Specialist- In training
Housing Partnership – Dover, NJ 07801
Are you enthusiastic about helping others ?
The Housing Partnership currently has a career opportunity for a Homeownership Specialist. The Homeownership Specialist will provide telephone and in-person information, guidance, and counseling to those seeking assistance in planning for and maintaining homeownership. Specifically, the Counselor will work with families to review credit, work on household budgets, and coach clients through the home buyer journey.
Areas of Primary Responsibility:
Present homebuyer education seminars in English and Spanish throughout the year
Work with clients on a one-on-one basis to deliver budget and credit counseling tailored to each client’s unique circumstances
Assist clients with identifying resources that may be available to them to help them achieve homeownership
Work with households facing foreclosure and assist them in submitting modification request
Follow up with clients to ensure they are following through on their goals and action plans
Create, maintain and update client files, both in the database and hard copies.
Assist with the coordination of special events throughout the year.
Bi-Lingual (English and Spanish)
Ability to communicate both verbal and written fashion in English and Spanish
Public Speaking experience
Experience in organizing seminars and preparing PowerPoint presentations
Knowledge of mortgage application, home buying, and foreclosure process
Demonstrated ability to work one on one with clients and be able to assess clients situations to address obstacles they may be facing
Excellent organizational skills
Analytic skills to assist clients in reaching their goals and navigate them through the home buying process
Ability to work independently
Proficiency in analyzing numbers, calculations, and financing
Computer literacy and keyboard proficiency, including Word, Excel. PowerPoint
Ability to work several evenings a month with advance notice. Weekend hours may be required occasionally with advance notice.
Able to travel for week-long national training's at least twice a year
Skills and Knowledge
· Knowledge of affordable housing issues, background, and guidelines
· Knowledge of Morris County municipalities and the region
· Knowledge of Morris County agencies and organizations
· Experience in community outreach
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