Bangor Area Staffing is recruiting for a Housing Counseling Specialist. In this rewarding career opportunity with a local non-profit, you will provide one-on-one housing and financial education and counseling services, perform outreach in tribal communities, and participate in curriculum development and workshop presentations. Our client is willing to train candidates with great people skills, love for training/counseling and excellent with numbers! Ideal candidates will have accounting, financial planning, or banking experience or education.
With training, you will also assist with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program which includes preparation of tax returns for tribal families. Also, you will maintain data across all financial capability programs, and assist with a variety of general office tasks.
Travel in Maine to the tribal communities is required which will result in overnight stays a couple times a month, occasion evenings, and some Saturday’s, typically during tax season.
Pay: $18-$22 per hour
~Education: Associates Degree Bachelor's Degree in related area of study (e.g. Education/ Social Services I Business / Finance) or an equivalent combination of experience and education preferred.
~Knowledge of personal financial management, basic lending practices and procedures, and understanding of housing loan underwriting preferred.
~A certification in financial education, credit counseling, and additional relevant training required within twelve (12) months.
~Strong communications skills, verbal and written required
~Self-direction, organization, motivation and attention to detail are required.
~Current valid Maine driver's license with safe driving record needed as this position does require travel.
To apply to this wonderful opportunity, please email your resume today.