Champlain Housing Trust
Home Education Counselor | Full Time
Location: 88 King Street
The Champlain Housing Trust, founded in 1984, is the largest community land trust in the country. Throughout Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties, CHT manages 2,200 apartments, stewards 565 owner-occupied homes in its signature shared-equity program, offers homebuyer education and financial fitness counseling, provides services to five housing cooperatives, and offers affordable energy efficiency and rehab loans. In 2008, CHT won the prestigious United Nations World Habitat Award, recognizing its innovative, sustainable programs.
Join our team and use your skills to serve the affordable housing needs of people from numerous countries, cultures, and walks of life. One of Vermont’s Best Places to Work in 2018, CHT is a socially responsible employer offering an inclusive, friendly work environment and competitive pay commensurate with experience. Our excellent benefit package includes a generous health insurance plan, three weeks of paid vacation, 14 paid holidays, sick leave, 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution after one year, disability and life insurance and more. Apply online, or read more about these positions at http://www.getahome.org/about/careers.
Home Education Counselor:
As a Home Education Counselor, you will work independently and as a member of a positive and collaborative team to help people in our community gain the financial skills they need to rent or buy a home. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication, public speaking, facilitation and people skills, and will enjoy working both one-on-one and facilitating group workshops. Prior experience working in housing programs, counseling, education, real estate, banking or a related field is strongly preferred. Some night and weekend hours and local travel are required. Occasional travel for training is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer – CHT is committed to a diverse workplace and highly encourages women, persons with disabilities, Section 3 low income residents, and people from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to apply.