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FT job - San Francisco - Mission Economic Development Agency - Homeownership Counselor

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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 , 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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