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By Valerie Chamberlain | The Skanner News
Published: 07 February 2018

African American Alliance for Homeownership
Housing Counselor Job Description

Position Description: This position is full time, however we will consider ½ time hours. The Housing Counselor is responsible for providing pre-purchase counseling to first-time homebuyers, and facilitates homebuyer education classes, as needed. Additional counseling may include current homeowners who are in danger of losing their home. The Counselor evaluates the financial situation and homeownership goals for all program participants in order to provide the appropriate resources and support.

AAAH relies heavily on all members of the team participating and supporting one another. It is a requirement of this position to work as an active member of the team, as well as being self-motivated.

Education/Experience: A minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required. College degree and/or housing counseling certification is preferred. An equivalent of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job will be considered.

Compensation: $20+ per hour (negotiable; depending upon experience).

Send resume to cheryl@aaah.org * AAAH, 825 NE 20th Avenue, Suite 225, Portland 97232 * Fax: 503-595-3519

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