Details: Salary is commensurate with experience.
4439 3rd Street
The San Francisco Housing Development Corporation is a 30-year-old non-profit agency working to foster stability in low- and moderate-income communities of color in San Francisco through the development of affordable housing, the provision of holistic supportive social services, the facilitation of financial empowerment as well as homeownership, and the and economic revitalization of our community.
At the Financial Empowerment Center (FEC), our goal is to create well-informed and empowered consumers and default resistant homeowners. We provide no-nonsense, “no-holds barred” education, counseling, coaching, financial products, and tools that are based on outcomes which aim to build or restore credit, increase savings, reduce debt, and attain an array of personal financial goals, including securing an apartment, purchasing a home, building & sustaining savings, or starting a small business. The FEC Team is a cohesive, fun-loving group that works extremely hard yet maintains a balanced, supportive, and caring environment. As one of our Team Members recently said: “Team Work Makes The Dream Work!”
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
SFHDC’s Financial Housing Counselor provides comprehensive individual counseling services to renters, prospective homebuyers and existing homeowners. These sessions may cover a broad array of areas related to the skills, knowledge and confidence necessary to secure and maintain affordable housing, build financial capabilities, and buy, repair, maintain and keep a home. The Counselor’s main responsibility is to assess the Customer’s Mission, Vision, & Core Values, their immediate and longer term financial goals, as well as both the internal and external obstacles faced by the customer in the pursuit of their financial goals, and then to assist them develop and apply a corrective action plan which can function as the customer’s “roadmap to success.” The Counselor’s role is one of educator and coach: by utilizing tools relating to budgeting, debt reduction, credit re-building and consumer awareness, the Counselor helps facilitate the Customer’s progress towards their goals.
SFHDC offers a benefit package which includes up to 75% employer-covered health insurance, 13 paid holidays, flex time, paid sick leave and vacation time. We support and pay for ongoing continuing education and professional development.
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and/or Cantonese IS A PLUS (must be able to read, write and speak fluently in ENGLISH AND either Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and/or Cantonese)
Minimum Education Required