Job ID: 213009508
The Economic Empowerment Coach is a key member of our Housing Stability Team. Neighborhood House’s Rapid-Rehousing programs embrace a housing-first approach, working to quickly and successfully connect individuals and families experiencing homelessness to permanent housing without preconditions and barriers to entry. Neighborhood House focuses on coaching people toward finding their own solutions and provides one-time or limited rental and move-in assistance, landlord mediation, housing location, job training, placement and retention, and financial coaching.
This position is responsible for providing quality financial coaching to participants in our Rapid Rehousing programs in order to help them to increase their income, independently pay their rent, and remain stability housed. The coach integrates: employment counseling, budgeting and financial planning, debt reduction and credit repair, and asset-building. The coach will assist people with securing meaningful employment, increasing income opportunities, and making progress towards housing stability and self-sufficiency. Successful candidates will possess a strong background working with homeless populations within one of the following disciplines: housing case management, workforce development, or financial counseling.
At Neighborhood House we have a deep commitment to our employee’s and communities’ diverse experiences and backgrounds that guides our work for a more equitable future. We are seeking a team member that represents our dedication to service, equity and inclusion, to join our diverse team.
Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality) and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.
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Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to nhjobs at nhwa.org.