Housing Counselor/Program Coordinator Bi-lingual

Department: Housing

 Housing Counselor/Program Coordinator Bi-lingual

Department: Housing
Compensation: Dependent upon qualifications
Status: Full-time

Center for Pan Asian Community Services, Inc. (CPACS) is a private non-profit organization located in Atlanta, Georgia. Our mission is to promote self-sufficiency and equity for immigrants, refugees, and the underprivileged through comprehensive health and social services, capacity building, and advocacy. CPACS is a housing counseling agency approved by HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development).

Job Description:

  • Housing Counselor is responsible for providing renters, homebuyers, or homeowners with housing needs assessment and relevant counseling (budget/credit counseling, pre-purchase counseling, non-delinquent post-purchase counseling, or foreclosure prevention counseling) and education.
  • The Counselor must pass HUD Housing Counselor Exam and become a certified housing counselor within three (3) months of employment. The required trainings will be provided.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform initial intake services and assess client’s housing needs and barriers
  • Help clients establish budget and financial/housing goals
  • Open client files which include housing counseling intake form, supporting documents
  • Establish a counseling plan and conduct a follow up to help clients meet their goals
  • Maintain accurate up-to-date documentation of case management services, if applicable, i.e. collaboration with other programs, referrals to other services
  • Receive on-going housing counseling and education trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and customer services oriented
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all level of staffs
  • Must submit background check
  • Must be flexible – i.e. facilitating a workshop or conducting outreach on weekends

For interest in the position, please send your resume to Stephen Lee at Stephen.lee@cpacs.org

To apply for this job email your details to Stephen.lee@cpacs.org