Career Opportunities at NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire

10/16/2017

NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire

                                                                                Tenant Services Coordinator


NeighborWorks  Southern New Hampshire is a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of the lives of individuals and families living in Southern New Hampshire by providing access to quality housing services, revitalizing neighborhoods and supporting opportunities for personal empowerment.  The organization has helped thousands of people break the cycle of poverty and improve their financial stability through either home ownership or providing quality affordable rental housing.  For more information, visit www.nwsnh.org or www.hometeamnh.org.

In 2014, NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire, CATCH Neighborhood Housing, and Laconia Area Community Land Trust partnered to create HOMEteam, a collaboration to help New Hampshire residents by providing information and tools necessary to make good financial decisions related to purchasing, renting, and maintaining a home. Through a series of workshops, one-on-one counseling, and other resources, HOMEteam helps first time home buyers navigate the mortgage process, renters save for home ownership, and home owners preserve and protect their investment in their home.

NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire seeks an energetic community-minded individual to work as part of a team to design and implement tenant empowerment strategies to meet the ever changing needs and interests of the NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire tenant community. This includes but is not limited to coordinating community-building projects and providing technical assistance and support to tenants in order to develop their leadership skills, address quality of life issues and increase participation within their communities.

The Tenant Services Coordinator will work to empower tenants to be leaders within their community and to be active participants in their own quality of life.  Tenants should be comfortable coming to property management or NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire for assistance and they should always feel that they have resources available to them.  Tenants should feel confident that they can take control of a situation and that they can work to create positive change in themselves, their family and their community.

Good oral and written communication skills as well as time management and creative thinking/problem-solving skills are essential.  Computer skills and an ability to utilize social media as a communication/outreach tool required.  Successful candidate must be able to confidently conduct door-to-door outreach and work regular evenings, nights and weekends; as well as an ability to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a team.  Bachelor degree with 1-3 years’ experience in community service field preferred.  Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle.  Bilingual a plus.  F/T, entry-level, benefits.  Send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jobs@nwsnh.org, please indicate in the subject line “Tenant Services Coordinator”.  No phone calls.  EOE.

 

                                                                            Homeownership Counselor/Coach


NeighborWorks  Southern New Hampshire is a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of the lives of individuals and families living in Southern New Hampshire by providing access to quality housing services, revitalizing neighborhoods and supporting opportunities for personal empowerment.  The organization has helped thousands of people break the cycle of poverty and improve their financial stability through either home ownership or providing quality affordable rental housing.  For more information, visit www.nwsnh.org or www.hometeamnh.org.

In 2014, NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire, CATCH Neighborhood Housing, and Laconia Area Community Land Trust partnered to create HOMEteam, a collaboration to help New Hampshire residents by providing information and tools necessary to make good financial decisions related to purchasing, renting, and maintaining a home. Through a series of workshops, one-on-one counseling, and other resources, HOMEteam helps first time home buyers navigate the mortgage process, renters save for home ownership, and home owners preserve and protect their investment in their home.

The Homeownership Counselor is responsible for providing comprehensive counseling, coaching and education regarding home purchasing, homeownership sustainability, and basic financial management skills.  The counselor will work directly with clients through one-on-one sessions and group workshops on a continuous basis to assist with and teach necessary skills for attaining client identified objectives and goals (i.e. home purchase, financial management, home preservation). The Homeownership Counselor’s general experience in counseling and financial literacy will result in increased and traceable production of competent prospective homebuyers and confident sustained existing homeowners.  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, public speaking ability, and high level attention to details, demonstrated computer abilities, time management and professionalism.  Need to have reliable transportation and ability to travel throughout Southern New Hampshire. Bilingual preferred.
 Occasional evenings and weekends required. 
 
Requirements: 
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, public speaking ability, and high level attention to details, demonstrated computer abilities, time management and professionalism.  Need to have reliable transportation and ability to travel throughout Southern New Hampshire.

Bilingual preferred.

Occasional evenings and weekends required.
 
How to Apply: 
Please e-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:  jobs@nwsnh.org.

No phone calls please.

EOE
 Job Location:
Manchester