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20 Sep 2021

Full-Time Housing & Financial Literacy Counselor – Foreclosure Programs

Couleecap, Inc. – Posted by CouleecapHR La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

Job Description

SUMMARY:  Provides programs and services to existing homeowners.  Manages the intake and outreach for foreclosure programs which includes determining eligibility for assistance programs, managing the intake and application process, completing a financial assessment, providing referrals for other services and providing financial counseling to participants.  Working with existing homeowners by providing credit and financial literacy education. Administer foreclosure prevention and financial counseling programs for existing homeowners facing foreclosure.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Supports and upholds Couleecap’s mission to fight poverty and promote self-sufficiency for individuals by helping to identify needs, mobilize resources, and provide quality services.

Answers phone calls about and assists program participants in the foreclosure and mortgage payment assistance application process, which may include applicant and property eligibility, and gathering income and financial documents.

Develop and administer financial literacy programs targeting households who currently own their own home.  This program will provide individual financial counseling, budgeting, and credit counseling to help homeowners become financially sound and successful.

Provides action plans and referrals to households and follows up on those action plans until the housing counseling goals are accomplished.

Closes out initial financial literacy and housing counseling files and completed program files as they are completed.

Administer foreclosure prevention programs.  Programs will provide foreclosure counseling and financial counseling including budgeting, credit, and household finance to those facing foreclosure.  Administer payments provided to households to help with their mortgages and makes referrals as needed.

Completes all necessary reports, data entry, purchase orders, and other documentation as required.  Maintains client files.

Prepares, reviews, and complies data to ensure it is ready to be reported to HUD.

How to Apply

To apply complete the ranking questions below and submit with a resume to Courtney Messer at courtney.messer@couleecap.orgmail to 201 Melby St., Westby, WI  54667, or fax 608-634-3134. Ranking Questions:
  1. Describe your experience record keeping, include file maintenance, follow up systems, and computerized tracking.
  2. Describe your experience with managing multiple assignments and deadlines while working independently.
  3. Describe your knowledge and experience with homeownership counseling or mortgage lending concepts.
  4. Describe your knowledge and experience with providing financial counseling to individuals and families.
Application Packet Deadline:  Wednesday, October 6 by 2:00 pm.  For more information, please visit our website at:  www.couleecap.org

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 15 days.

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