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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... Job Title: Homeownership Counselor Organization: Mission Economic Development Agency Location: San Francisco Salary: FT Regular Job Description: Mission
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 10, 2006

      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 12/10/2006 11:37 PM -----

      Job Title: Homeownership Counselor
      Organization: Mission Economic Development Agency
      Location: San Francisco
      Salary:
      FT  Regular

      Job Description:
      Mission Economic Development Agency  (MEDA) is a community-based, local
      economic development organization which, for over 32 years, has engaged
      individuals and small business in community-building strategies that
      together lead to appropriate and equitable economic development in the
      Mission District.  MEDA primarily serves low-income clients, focusing on
      the Latino and/or Spanish-speaking community.  In accomplishing its
      mission, MEDA is involved in three distinct activities: small business
      assistance, homeownership counseling and community planning.

      The Homeownership Program’s mission is to increase community
      sustainability through financial education and homeownership. MEDA’s
      homeownership program provides homebuyer education workshops and
      one-on-one individualized counseling.  MEDA also works in partnership with
      our government partners to influence and shape housing policy.  The
      Homeownership Counselor will work in a team and will be responsible for
      carrying out client services for MEDA’s Homeownership Program.  The
      individual will work with low- and moderate- income San Francisco
      households, focusing predominantly on the Latino community to help them
      navigate through the homeownership process and develop long-term
      financial plans.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
      •                 Individual counseling and case load management to Spanish
      and/or English speaking clients.
      •                 Provide guidance and prepare individual financial plans for
      MEDA’s Homeownership clients.
      •                 Facilitate homebuyer and financial education workshops in
      Spanish and/or English.
      •                 Program administration, including answering and responding to
      general inquiries, collection and processing of new client information,
      and general mailings.
      •                 Assist in the maintenance of the program’s database, including
      data collection, input and program reporting.
      •                 Assist in the planning and execution of the Annual
      Homeownership Fair
      •                 Contribute to the creation of partnerships with real estate
      agents, lenders, developers and other financial industry
      professionals.
      •                 Assist in new curriculum development and existing curriculum
      refinement.
      •                 Represent the organization in various community forums.

      QUALIFICATIONS:
      •                 Minimum of Bachelors Degree, or equivalent required
      •                 Excellent verbal communication, presentation skills, and customer service
      •                 Spanish fluency required. Must be able to read and write in
      Spanish.
      •                 Professional or personal or experience working with communities of color
      required
      •                 Excellent writing and computer skills including work processing and use
      of database systems
      •                 Strong interpersonal skills required.
      •                 Experience in personal financial education and/or homebuyer
      education preferred.
      •                 Familiarity with San Francisco’s real estate market, mortgage
      lending practices, first-time homebuyer programs, and affordable
      housing
      •                 Must be available to work outside regular business hours.

      How to Apply:
      Send resume and cover letter to:
      Email:                 hr@...
      or  to Fax:                 (415)282-3320

      Organization Web Site: www.medasf.org



    • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
      ... Job Title: Homeownership Counselor Organization: Mission Economic Development Agency Location: San francisco Salary: FT Regular Job Description: Mission
      Message 2 of 2 , Jan 5, 2007

        ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 01/05/2007 01:27 PM -----

        Job Title: Homeownership Counselor
        Organization: Mission Economic Development Agency
        Location: San francisco
        Salary:
        FT  Regular

        Job Description:
        Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) is a community-based,
        local economic development organization which, for over 32
        years, has engaged individuals and small business in
        community-building strategies that together lead to appropriate
        and equitable economic development in the Mission District. MEDA
        primarily serves low-income clients, focusing on the Latino
        and/or Spanish-speaking community. In accomplishing its mission,
        MEDA is involved in three distinct activities: small business
        assistance, homeownership counseling and community planning.
        The Homeownership Program’s mission is to increase community
        sustainability through financial education and homeownership.
        MEDA’s homeownership program provides homebuyer education
        workshops and one-on-one individualized counseling. MEDA also
        works in partnership with our government partners to influence
        and shape housing policy. The Homeownership Counselor will work
        in a team and will be responsible for carrying out client
        services for MEDA’s Homeownership Program. The individual will
        work with low- and moderate- income San Francisco households,
        focusing predominantly on the Latino community to help them
        navigate through the homeownership process and develop long-term
        financial plans.

        DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
        • Individual counseling and case load management to Spanish
        and/or English speaking clients.
        • Provide guidance and prepare individual financial plans for
        MEDA’s Homeownership clients.
        • Facilitate homebuyer and financial education workshops in
        Spanish and/or English.
        • Program administration, including answering and responding to
        general inquiries, collection and processing of new client
        information, and general mailings.
        • Assist in the maintenance of the program’s database, including
        data collection, input and program reporting.
        • Assist in the planning and execution of the Annual
        Homeownership Fair
        • Contribute to the creation of partnerships with real estate
        agents, lenders, developers and other financial industry
        professionals.
        • Assist in new curriculum development and existing curriculum
        refinement.
        • Represent the organization in various community forums.

        QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Minimum of Bachelors Degree, or equivalent required
        • Excellent verbal communication, presentation skills, and
        customer service
        • Spanish fluency required. Must be able to read and write in
        Spanish.
        • Professional or personal or experience working with
        communities of color required
        • Excellent writing and computer skills including work
        processing and use of database systems
        • Strong interpersonal skills required.
        • Experience in personal financial education and/or homebuyer
        education preferred.
        • Familiarity with San Francisco’s real estate market, mortgage
        lending practices, first-time homebuyer programs, and affordable
        housing
        • Must be available to work outside regular business hours.

        How to Apply:
        Email resume & cover letter to hr@... oand/or fax to hr
        415 282 3320. please add Homeownership Counselor to title
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