FORECLOSURE PREVENTION COUNSELOR / TRAINER

Website Housing Counseling Services, Inc

POSITION: FORECLOSURE PREVENTION COUNSELOR / TRAINER (Salary Range: $52,000 – $70,000)

If you are looking for a challenging but yet gratifying opportunity to make a real difference on the front lines of home preservation, consider a career in Foreclosure Prevention. We are seeking a highly qualified Housing Counselor to engage homeowners at risk of foreclosure throughout the DC Metro area. Our counselors regularly work with homeowners, lenders, municipalities as well as the courts to prevent foreclosure on a daily basis. If you are highly motivated and want to be challenged, please apply.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

Provide counseling to homeowners on all housing issues in order to resolve problems and improve housing opportunities.
Evaluate homeowners’ eligibility for loss mitigation options and other alternatives to avert foreclosure.
Prepare mortgage relief applications with clients and follow-up with lenders to confirm completion.
Negotiate workout agreements with lenders on behalf of clients.
Work with the courts, attorneys, lenders and associations to assist homeowners in preventing foreclosure.
Attend foreclosure hearings and mediations to support client needs.
Follow-up with all clients to be assured that their needs are being met.
Maintain accurate written and computer-based files.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must demonstrate the ability to communicate with a variety of people including lenders, realtors, and low- and moderate-income families from a variety of cultures.
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and as a team player exercising mature judgement.
Highly motivated self-starter with an ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to develop innovative solutions.
Ability to translate technical information into layman’s terms.
Compassionate listener and firm educator.
Must be versatile in order to handle a wide variety of duties.
Sensitivity to the needs within the community and to individual clients.
Must maintain and execute confidential information.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Bi-lingual individuals are encouraged to apply.
The selected candidate must become HUD certified within 30 days of employment.

HCS is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. HCS recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital or family status, sex, age, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to employment@housingetc.org. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
 

HUD Certification preferred

To apply for this job please visit housingetc.org.

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