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Office Assistant/Housing Counselor

Central Jersey Housing Resource Center Corp. (CJHRC)


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Published 17 days ago

At least $29,250

Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC) is a non-profit HUD certified housing counseling agency providing the very low/low/moderate income individuals and households with the information that they need to make informed and reasonable decisions to achieve their housing and financial goals.  

CJHRC is looking to fill a full-time Housing Resource Center/Fee for Service Assistant & Housing Counselor position with an individual who is looking to grow with our agency. This position requires successfully passing the HUD housing counselor exam within the first year, if not already HUD certified.

Responsibilities:

  • Administrative duties – answering and returning phone calls; distributing phone calls to appropriate staff members; copy and replenish material; filing; ordering supplies;
  • Maintain databases
  • Perform projects as directed
  • Counsel and enroll clients in group or online programs
  • Attend workshops/seminars/staff meetings
  • Assist clients with information to address their housing issues
  • Assist clients locate affordable housing
  • Assists with group programs.
  • Adheres to all guidelines related to confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate skills in organizing time and prioritizing workload.

Salary: $29,250/year

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Opportunity for personal and career growth

Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in business, government studies, social work, finance, planning or closely related field; or a High School Diploma with at least 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish or Hindi preferred)
  • HUD Certified Counselor a plus
  • Detail oriented with ability to organize complex material in clear and concise manner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and ability to learn new software.

Position is primarily sedentary and requires employees to be able to lift, carry, push and pull objects up to 25 lbs. Background and reference checks will be conducted for all applicants. CJHRC considers applicants without regard to: race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.

Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC) is a non-profit HUD certified housing counseling agency providing the very low/low/moderate income individuals and households with the information that they need to make informed and…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Opportunity for personal and career growth

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Opportunity for personal and career growth

Location

On-site
Somerville, NJ

How to Apply

Please include a resume when applying via email at susies.cjhrc@gmail.com

Please include a resume when applying via email at susies.cjhrc@gmail.com

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