Homeownership Counselor- (HUD COUNSELOR IN TRAINING)

    Housing Partnership NeighborWorks Homeownership Center
    July 11, 2022


    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.

    Essential Qualifications:

    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

    To Apply

    Please send resume and cover letter to contact@hpnj.us