Bangor Area Staffing is recruiting for a Housing Financial Trainer. In this rewarding career opportunity, 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 a non-profit whose mission is to improve the social and economic conditions of the four Native American tribes in Maine through education and investment in affordable housing, tribal business ventures and Native entrepreneurship. You will be a part of a wonderful team helping in this mission.
You will assist with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program which includes preparation of tax returns for tribal families. Also, 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.
The new employee will gain and maintain HUD Housing Counseling Certification within six months of employment, and the hoMEworks Certification within one year.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $15.00 /hour
~A minimum of an Associate's Degree in Business, Finance, Education, Social Services or a related field, or the equivalent in education and related work experience is needed.
~Knowledge of personal financial management, lending practices and procedures, general housing laws. Knowledge of Native American culture, preferred.
~Applicants must have a valid driver's license, a good driving record, and reliable transportation.
~Applicants must have strong communication and training/presentation skills. Computer proficiency with Microsoft office and online research is also required.
~Native American ancestry is preferred.
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