Education & Counseling Associate

One Roof Community Housing   Duluth, MN   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 28, 2024
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One Roof Community Housing works in pursuit of a Duluth region that is just, equitable, and sustainable by providing a dynamic spectrum of housing development, services and advocacy for those in our community economically and systemically excluded from attaining safe and stable homes.

Responsible for assisting with the coordination and implementation of education and counseling activities within One Roof’s homebuyer education and counseling department. This position also assists with community outreach and organizational administration.

Travel may be required for occasional training opportunities but is not a regular requirement for this position.

Starting salary range = $36K to $47K/annually. Full time employment at One Roof offers a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, 401K with 5% employer contribution and up to an additional 2% match, life insurance, short-term disability, and generous paid time off and holidays.

Full-time employment is based on a fixed weekly salary, based upon a 40-hour workweek. However, in most workweeks One Roof tries to offer the flexibility of a 32-hour workweek. (One Roof office hours are Monday – Thursday)

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Must be HUD certified counselor or be able to obtain HUD certification within 90 days of hire. One Roof provides access to training and time spent preparing for certification is paid time
  • Certified Housing Counselor to meet Minnesota Homeownership Center requirements, or eligible to be certified within 12 months of hire. One Roof provides access to training and time spent preparing for certification is paid time.
  • Mission-Oriented: Committed to our mission of enriching lives and communities one home at a time and our vision of communities where everyone has access to sustainable and affordable housing.
  • Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
  • Desire to work alongside underserved and marginalized populations.
  • Excellent record keeping and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with others in problem solving and goal planning.
  • Basic math skills needed to assess client’s financial situation.
  • Ability to handle conflict and work with clients in crisis.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks at the same time. 

One Roof Organizational Values – WE ARE: 

  • Mission-Driven: We believe housing is a human right and share a determination to improve lives through our work.
  • Client-Focused: We lead with kindness and compassion, serving each and every client as a valued community member.
  • Advocates for Justice: We recognize and seek to dismantle the systems of oppression that cause housing and social inequities. We actively embed principles of diversity, inclusion, equity and justice into all of our work – internally and externally.
  • Good Stewards: We work toward lasting positive impacts in our community through fiscal responsibility, environmental sustainability and the preservation of affordable housing in perpetuity.
  • Community Collaborators: We work to be trusted allies and partners, in close relationship with and responsive to community needs.
  • Entrepreneurial: We are thoughtfully innovative and bold, always willing to consider new ideas and try alternative approaches.
  • Tenacious: We are known for our consistent follow-through and going the extra mile. We work hard to say yes.
  • A Great Place to Work: We value and invest in employees and intentionally cultivate a work environment that is inclusive, respectful, compassionate, flexible and lighthearted.

This position is subject to a background check. Information obtained from the background check process, including information from professional and personal references, will be used by One Roof only as part of the employment process and will be kept confidential by Human Resources.