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HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation committed to building strong, vibrant communities through homeownership, economic development, and neighborhood revitalization. 

We are a non-profit leader creating sustainable homeownership
opportunities for low- and moderate-income families by developing affordable
housing, providing first-time homebuyer education, and counselling, and making
home loans to qualified buyers. We work closely with multicultural residents throughout the state of Washington to foster equitable economic development.

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives and help them achieve the dream of homeownership? Join our team!

community outreach counselor

Position Summary

HomeSight is seeking a Community Outreach Counselor. This position will build
relationships with local organizations and businesses, increase awareness of
homeownership opportunities, and provide essential education and pre-counseling services. This position works in support of the Black Homeownership Initiative’s goal of increasing black homeownership in King and Pierce Counties.

Essential Duties and  Responsibilities:

  • Community Engagement and Education:
  • Conduct outreach in focus communities to raise awareness of homeownership
    opportunities.
  • Organize workshops and seminars on homeownership, financial planning, and credit
    improvement.
  • Collaborate with local community organizations to promote homeownership opportunities.
  • Trauma-Informed Approach to Customer and Community Outreach:
  • Create a safe and empathetic environment for clients who may have experienced trauma.
  • Assess needs by asking those with lived experience to ensure counseling services are based on the current needs of individuals.
  • Ensure counseling services are accessible by meeting people where they are, being flexible and willing to adjust their approach as appropriate.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Maintain cultural competence and sensitivity when working with diverse populations.
  • Tailor outreach materials and approaches to the specific needs of Black, Indigenous, and Latinx communities.
  • Organize educational workshops based on the unique needs of Black homebuyers and host them in a local or virtual setting to optimize attendance.
  • Connect clients with financial resources, down payment assistance, and other supportive services.
  • Community Engagement: Provide expert consultation to customers regarding homeownership resources, regulations,and homeownership opportunities.
  • Provide information on down payment assistance products.
  • Educate customers about predatory lending practices and differences in mortgage products.
  • Provide referrals to relevant community agencies or resources that may suit customer needs.
  • Maintain detailed and complete data entry and time logs to ensure accurate monthly and quarterly reporting.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal communications skills, verbal and written, with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated experience working with an economically and culturally diverse customer base where English may not be the customer’s first language.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to track, coordinate, and manage attention to discrete details.
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle many tasks while maintaining adherence to time sensitive deadlines. Adherence to confidentiality requirements and practices electronically, verbally, and in person.
  • High degree of emotional intelligence. Strong software skills including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and
    navigating the internet.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in community outreach, engagement, and/or organizing, particularly in Black, Indigenous, and Latinx communities.
  • Experience or knowledge about trauma-informed concepts.
  • Experience with Salesforce.

Reports to: Homeownership Center Manager

Classification: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Compensation: $58,000- $62,000

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Long and Short-term disability, Life Insurance and a 403B Retirement Plan. 10 days of annual vacation, 13 paid holidays, 2 personal days, paid sick leave, unlimited ORCA transportation pass, and an Employee Wellness program.

 

Loan Originator

Position Summary

We are seeking a Loan Originator with excellent customer service
skills to work with customers underserved by mainstream lenders to join our
lending team and grow our mortgage lending business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops relationships with realtors, brokers, builders, and developers to
    originate acceptable and well-documented residential mortgages.
  • Participates in various business development activities.
  • Contacts potential or existing customers to develop new business or retain existing business.
  • Interviews applicants to collect information concerning their financial needs,
    objectives and status. Obtains and analyses pertinent financial and credit
    data.
  • Obtains all pertinent applicant generated information needed to ensure the prompt and efficient processing and funding of all loans.
  • Maintains consistent communication flows throughout loan process, with all involved parties to ensure timely appraisals, credit decisions, funding and resolve
    issues and questions in a timely manner.
  • Maintain thorough understanding and familiarity with program/product policies and
    procedures and continually provides accurate and updated information to
    customers and sources of business, including HomeSight purchase
    assistance, conventional, and FHA loans programs.
  • Monitors new business to ensure conformity with investor standards.

Required:

  • Hight School diploma or equivalent
  • Willing to obtain Loan Originator license through NMLS
  • General understanding of federal and state lending regulatory and compliance
    requirements.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to problem solve and prioritize workload.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Preferred:

  • Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage products and underwriting guidelines, WSHFC (Washington State Housing Finance Commission) product lines preferred.
  • Experience with Calyx and Desktop Underwriter.
  •     Working knowledge of Salesforce
  • Current license as a Loan Originator through NMLS.

 

Reports to: Homeownership Center Manager

Compensation: Base Salary is $56,650 with minimum incentives to $66,250. Potential compensation of $76,650 plus. 

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Long and Short-term disability, Life Insurance and a 403B Retirement Plan. 10 days of annual vacation accrual, 13 paid holidays, 2 personal days, paid sick leave, unlimited ORCA transportation pass, and an Employee Wellness program.

INCLUSIVENESS STATEMENT:

HomeSight is an equal-opportunity employer with a very diverse staff. We seek to recruit, retain, and advance people of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact.

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