Opportunity Details

Family Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Housing Programs Outreach Coordinator and Personal Finance Educator

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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