Home HeadQuarters is always seeking students to fill various internship positions. If you would like more information about available internships, please contact info@homehq.org.

Housing Counselor

The Housing Counselor helps individuals and families acquire the critical skills, knowledge and confidence to buy and maintain homeownership and/or prevent foreclosure in accordance with HUD Counseling Program guidelines and the National Industry Standards for Home Ownership Education and Counseling. The Housing Counselor is responsible for conducting homebuyer education classes, financial fitness and foreclosure prevention workshops and providing housing counseling (pre-purchase, post-purchase and foreclosure) and credit counseling services.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting classes and workshops throughout Central New York, travel required (must have valid driver's license and reliable transportation). Some evening and weekend classes.

  • Provide one-on-one and phone counseling services

  • Develop action plans and follow up with customers

  • Maintain a familiarity with the mortgage industry to provide accurate information to customers

  • Assist with budgeting and credit repair

  • Advocate on behalf of customers as needed

  • Work collaboratively with lenders, lawyers, and others in the housing industry to assist clients

  • Maintain complete and accurate client and program database files

  • Track local and regional lis pendens filings

  • Attend designated meetings and events; provide presentations as required and participate in community outreach activities

  • Acquire and maintain the required professional certifications (The Housing Counselor must become HUD certified within 12 months of hire date).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred, in Business, Finance, Social Work, Human Services or related field and 3 years of counseling experience required. Experience in banking and/or finance industry desired. Experience working with residents from diverse socio-economic backgrounds required. Computer experience required. Ability to speak Spanish desired.

Job Type: Full-time

Send resume and cover letter to:    info@homehq.org 

Marketing Intern

Seeking part-time marketing intern to assist non-profit staff in the creation and development of marketing materials including customer stories and testimonials, funder reports, program and event brochures and flyers and social media content. Marketing Intern will also help coordinate events including funder and customer contact, fundraising support and more. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite preferred.

Send resume and cover letter to:    info@homehq.org