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Housing Programs Outreach Coordinator and Educator

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ORGANIZATION: The Up Center

  • 12 people are interested

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Housing Programs Outreach Coordinator and Personal Finance Educator (volunteer; 5 hours per week commitment for six or more months; work from home with minimal Agency office time required)

Date: July 23, 2019

Supervisor: Manager, Housing & Financial Stability Programs

Supervisees:None

DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Manager, Housing & Financial Stability Programs and in accordance with HUD guidelines and agency policy, the incumbent shall:

  • Conduct outreach to represent The Up Center and specifically the Housing & Financial Counseling department; make personal visits to community leaders, churches, civic league groups, homeowner’s associations, and others to maximize opportunities for the Agency/department to provide services.
  • Arrange and teach the Agency’s Art of Debt Management financial literacy class; collect proper intake information and administer surveys as required; training provided.
  • Ensure operations are compliant with the HUD Handbook.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in finance related field or substantial experience as a personal finance educator.
  • Excellent organization, teaching and communications skills.
  • Ability to work with a variety of people from different backgrounds.
  • Ability to initiate contact with those in the community who can assemble groups of individuals to provide financial literacy education to; must be comfortable with "cold calling" as needed.
  • Possess average computer skills and minimal competence in word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to understand and use Counselor Max database; training provided.
  • Willingness to work from home and use personal technology to access the internet; agency technology not provided.

OTHER:

  • Incumbent may be given the opportunity to study for and take, at the agency’s expense, the HUD National Housing Counselor examination.

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About The Up Center

Location:

150 W Boush St, Norfolk, VA 23510, US

Mission Statement

To help people live better lives by building a strong community of healthy families and individuals.

Description

We will respond flexibly and collaboratively to changing needs and opportunities to help people live better lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing
Community, Crisis Support, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

222 W 19th StNorfolk, VA 23517

(36.86679,-76.2876)
 

SKILLS

  • Mathematics
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Financial Literacy
  • Business Development
  • Professional Development
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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