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Program Coordinator/ Housing Counselor

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About us

Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE) serves as a light and bridge between the Asian American community and the greater community at large by connecting and creating private and public collaboration, maximizing the capacities of faith-based organizations and other community non-profits, increasing access to resources and funds, and assisting low-income individuals and revitalizing neighborhoods.

JOIN THE FACE TEAM!

Are you looking to make a difference in the world? Are you interested in being at the intersection of faith and community?

Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE), a national award winning organization with a vision to serve as a bridge between the Asian American community and the greater community at large is looking for outstanding, motivated and talented individuals who are passionate about community, advocacy and partnerships and are looking for an opportunity to advance their skills and career. We offer excellent opportunities for receiving training in leadership and service, visibility, comprehensive experience in various aspects of nonprofit, and networking with leaders in government, business, the faith-based community, media and the community on a local and national level.

PROGRAM & DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR/HOUSING COUNSELOR

Program Coordinator/Housing Counselor works under the supervision of the CEO, and is responsible for program coordination for various programs including our housing, job development, and leadership programs. In housing, they will be providing a full range of client services for financial education, first-time home buying, and foreclosure prevention programs, including group education workshops, seminars, and individualized guidance. They will gather documentation needed to evaluate creditworthiness and eligibility of mortgage applicants for various homeownership programs, including mortgage loan products and down payment assistance. They will also be involved in delinquency counseling, assessing documentation to determine home retention workout options, which includes loan modifications and the Keep Your Home California program. In addition, they will maintain positive and effective relationships with clients and program stakeholders. This job requires working on Saturdays/weekends.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

· Coordinate/conduct case management, training and outreach and communication with various stakeholders for the various programs including housing, job development program and leadership development.

· Conduct group education on a variety of topics relative to financial literacy, home buying and foreclosure prevention.

· Conduct one-on-one sessions with prospective borrowers in order to: analyze financial and credit information, determine customer financing objectives, eligibility of down payment products and gather any additional required information to determine mortgage readiness.

· Conduct one-on-one sessions with delinquent homeowners to assist clients in evaluating opportunities available through various foreclosure prevention programs.

· Identify, develop, and maintain a quality network of business relationships that serves as a recurring source of referrals for new clients.

· Maintain current knowledge of industry program requirements pertaining to financial literacy, homeownership, and foreclosure prevention.

· Conduct workshops, training seminars, and classes in topics covering financial literacy and first-time homebuyer certification.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office suite products

· Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of people and organizations

· Ability to plan, prioritize, and follow through within deadlines and case management

· Attention to detail and accurate data input of client data in client tracking database

· Must be able to work with minimal supervision

· Bilingual English/Korean helpful

· Previous leadership experience

· Passion for service and strong desire to grow

· Perform other duties of similar nature or level as required

· Case management and job development experience are helpful.

· Assist in submitting reports and grant writing

PREFERRED SKILLS

· Graphic design experience using Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator

· Print/Publication experience using Adobe InDesign & video editing tool

· Video editing experience using Final Cut Pro

· Previous housing/real estate industry experience a plus

· Networking skills and having contacts with faith and community leaders a plus

FLEXIBILITY OF HOURS

This position requires Saturday hours minimum once or twice a month. The individual is expected to fulfill his/her job responsibilities beyond scheduled work hours. This may include community meetings and events in the evenings or weekends. The individual is also expected to participate in FACE's events which may occur outside of the regular business hours. This includes travel related to FACE events and job training.

BENEFITS

Vacation and Sick Time

Medical Insurance

Certification Training

Ten days of annual holiday observed

COMPENSATION

Competitive pay, depending on experience.

TO APPLY

Please submit cover letter & resume including three professional references via email to: info@facela.org

About us

Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE) serves as a light and bridge between the Asian American community and the greater community at large by connecting and creating private and public collaboration, maximizing the capacities…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    August 9, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 5, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$15 - $20Pay Depending on Experience

Benefits

Vacation and Sick Time

Medical Insurance

Certification Training

Ten days of annual holiday observed

Vacation and Sick Time

Medical Insurance

Certification Training

Ten days of annual holiday observed

Level of Language Proficiency

English

(Korean or second language prefered)

English

(Korean or second language prefered)

Location

On-site
3550 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010, USA
Suite 1124

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