Employment Opportunities

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Homeownership Counselor

Program/Department: Homeownership Support Program
Supervisor: Carlos Garcia, Homeownership Program Manager
Status: Full Time /Non-Exempt
Compensation: $17-$19 per hour

The Homeownership Counselor is responsible for assisting in the coordination of all facets of Hacienda’s Homeownership Support Program including Pre-Purchase, Foreclosure Prevention, and Resolution Conference counseling services.


1. Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct one-on-one counseling sessions for homeowners seeking assistance in pursuing homeownership or seeking to avoid foreclosure. Counselor will provide information and education to clients concerning homeownership purchase and foreclosure process timelines, various loan and down payment assistance programs, home retention and home liquidation options, preparing for a resolution conference and other programs available to potentially new or struggling homeowners.
  • Support clients during their resolution conference by attending in person and both educating and advocating for the client during the initial and any successive conferences, as well as conducting any necessary outside follow-up to support the client's workout choices.
  • Provide budget and credit counseling; discuss a possible debt restructuring and complete an affordability analysis for every client. Calculate household budget surpluses or deficits and housing ratios, and explain affordability components to clients. Work on building a savings plan if necessary. Educate clients on understanding various mortgage terms and terminology.
  • Create individual action plans and provide ongoing support to help participating households reach their housing and financial goals.
  • Coordinate referrals, follow-up, and inter-agency relations related to all counseling services
  • Maintain comprehensive and confidential client records and statistics in an electronic database in accordance with HUD and OHCS, as well as comply with all City, State and other funder requirements. Follow and adhere to all aspects of the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling.
  • Coordinate and conduct workshops relating to homeownership as well as conduct or participate in other Hacienda-sponsored group education or outreach efforts.
  • Support and participate in related outreach activities including but not limited to community fairs, neighborhood associations and presentations to partner organizations.
  • Build, foster and maintain close partnerships with other agencies and organizations active in obtaining and maintaining homeownership, including but not limited to lenders, realtors, attorneys, governmental housing agencies and local social service agencies.
  • Provide language-appropriate counseling and translation as needed.
  • Develop and maintain testimonials of program participants.

2. Skills and Educational Requirements - Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelors Degree with major course work in areas such as business, real estate, finance, planning, social work and two years of related work experience in home ownership, economic development, and client counseling.
  • Ability to read financial statements and familiarity with analyzing and interpreting data from several sources.
  • Experience with project management and planning.
  • Bilingual (Spanish or Other)
  • Ability to compute basic financial calculations including front- and back-end ratios.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service in fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, work with minimal supervision, be creative and resourceful, self-motivated, able to meet deadlines and able to handle confidential information appropriately as required.
  • Ability to operate office equipment, especially personal computers using word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and calendar/scheduling programs.
  • Create and maintain manual and computerized filing and record-keeping systems.
  • Individual must demonstrate a genuine interest and enthusiasm for community development and working with the Latino community and others.

3. Working Conditions:

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Some travel required. Car required. Some evening and weekend hours may be required for meetings and trainings and to meet deadlines. All positions at Hacienda CDC are at-will and subject to 6 month probation period and annual performance evaluations. This position is grant funding dependent, with current funding secured until June 30, 2015, at which point our funding will be reevaluated.

Note: This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.

Hacienda CDC is an equal opportunity employer

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume as well as three (3) professional references via mail to Hacienda CDC Attention: Housing Counselor Job Posting, 2717 NE Broadway, Portland OR 97232 or via e-mail to ksheehan@haciendacdc.org

Date Open: 9/24/2014                                                            Date closed: Open until filled

Office Manager

Program/Department: Administration
Supervisor: Executive Director
Status: Full Time (40 hrs/week)/Exempt
Compensation: $38-40k

The HR/Office Manager ensures the smooth operation of all Hacienda office sites. Provides support to all programs in the areas of Human REsources, Information Technology, third party vendors and facilities. Participates in the Steering Committee and provides advice to all staff members in areas of expertise.
 

1. Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all human resources functions including the hiring process, new staff orientation, benefits enrollment, personnel policies, employee handbook, employee evaluation, and staff exit procedures.
  • Oversee management of office technology and telecommunications, ensuring efficient and updated operations. Maintain office inventory (furniture, computer and hardware equipment)
  • Troubleshoot IT/telecom issues and coordinate third party vendors as needed.
  • Plan and implement office systems, layout, and equipment procurement.
  • Develop and manage budget for indirect expenses for the organization.
  • Authorize purchases up to $500 and appropriately code indirect expenses for all sites.
  • Manage relationships and negotiations with landlord and vendors for office systems, equipment, suppliers and furnishinings.
  • Manage and ensure implementation of effective and professional day-to-day office operations including building facilities, reception, IT/Telecom equipment and systems.
  • Coordinate with staff to process documents for volunteers.
  • Participate with the Steering Committee in creating a culture with a shared vision based on high standards of performance.
  • Develop trainings which support career advancement opportunities and professional development for staff.
  • Identify and implement efficiencies all across the organization.
  • Assign and monitor clerical, administrative and secretarial functions.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

2. Skills and Educational Requirements

Working closely with Executive Director, this person must be able to handle multiple tasks, be resourcesful, self-motivated and able to handle confidential information appropriately as required. Individual should possess knowledge and experience with office systems and procedures. Specific requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or the equivalent experience
  • Experience in office management systems and processes
  • Knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of State and Federal employment laws
  • Computer skills and knowledge of office software packages
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational and people skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Customer service-centric by being professional, responsive and a great resource to all
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience creating, developing, and monitoring budgets

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Note: This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.

Hacienda CDC is an equal opportunity employer

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume as well as three (3) professional references via mail to Hacienda CDC Attention: Office Manager Job Posting, 5136 NE 42nd Avenue, Portland OR 97218 or via e-mail to ebradford@haciendacdc.org. Please respond with the subject line "Office Manager."
 

Date Open: 9/18/2012       Date closed: Open until filled