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Housing Counselor
Job Title: Housing Counselor
Job Code: 374
Address: 671 S. Lewis Avenue Waukegan, Illinois 60085
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience:  5

Basic Functions: Provide housing counseling services to educate residents of Lake County in money management that allows them to obtain and retain stable permanent housing and reach their potential for financial self-sufficiency.  Services include those to prevent or resolve mortgage delinquency, default and foreclosure prevention, mortgage scams and predatory lending, with the primary objective to preserve homeownership.  Services include money management/budge counseling, financial literacy, fair housing and predatory lending workshops, rental housing counseling, client advocacy, coordination with mainstream resources, and follow-up services, including administrative responsibilities.  Position ensures successful outcomes for program in compliance with HUD, Agency, PI and funding expectations.

Hours: Full Time

Work Location: 671 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL. 60085

Preferred Requirements: BA/BS.  Three years of relevant experience.  Current or past HUD approved housing counseling certification.

Minimum Requirements: High School Degree.  Five years of relevant experience.

Other Requirements: Able to work some weekends and evenings to accommodate participant schedules.  Carries agency issued cell phone.  Ability to lift, push/pull and/or carry up to 30 pounds material dissemination and workshop set up.  Driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Agency specified automobile insurance.  Program specific background check.  Experience in real estate, lending or related area working with multi-cultural population and those experiencing financial difficulties. 

Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 3/8/2017

Company Information
Company Name: Catholic Charities Of Chicago
Attention: Name: Donna Drinka Address: 671 S. Lewis Ave., Waukegan, IL. 60085
Contact Email:

  Listing #:   923   
  Date Created:   3/8/2017
  Last Updated:   3/8/2017
  Date Expired:   4/7/2017
  Print Ad:   False

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