Website PathStone

Housing Counselor


450 Cleveland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201


[email protected]

Chambersburg, PA
Date Posted
December 17, 2020
Non Profit and Social Services
Job Type

PathStone is seeking a Housing Counselor to lead outreach and recruitment activities for the
homeownership program in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

PathStone is a nonprofit organization based in Rochester, NY with a mission of building family and individual
self-sufficiency by strengthening urban and rural communities. PathStone operates 12 lines of business in the
areas of training and employment, health and safety, housing services and community development.
PathStone’s Homeownership Services educate individuals and families about the home buying process, wealth,
and asset building, enabling them to move forward towards successful purchase of safe and affordable housing.

What sets PathStone apart from the rest?
 PathStone’s two distinct lines of business—direct services and community and housing development—are
rarely combined within one organization. This means that our staff are exposed to a broad number of
programs and a variety of job functions.
 PathStone has a reputation for taking strategic risk. Our belief that “we don’t know until we try” is why we
have continuously developed innovative programs over the last 40 years.

You are looking for a challenge and a chance to change the world for the better. You know that social impact is
as important a measure of corporate success as profitability. You want to use your creativity to find quicker,
better and more cost-efficient ways to help people. You are ready to try on new hats and find new solutions to
old problems. You want to make a difference in the lives of others.

What sets you apart from the rest? Specifically, you have the following skills, experience and/or education:
 High school diploma
 Two to three years’ experience and/or training, proficiency in interpersonal skills and abilities needed to
work independently and to successfully interact with program participants
 Proficient in Spanish/English
 Work experience in the area of outreach, recruitment and marketing to a specific demographic community.
Specific emphasis on the homeownership issues of rural, farmworker populations.
 Proficiency in Microsoft office suite
 Must pass the NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling (NCHEC) and Housing
and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Counseling Certification within one year of hire
 Must pass and Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) certification within eighteen (18)months of hire

This is a full-time position. The Housing Counselor is responsible for serving as lead and coordinating all
outreach and recruitment activities for direct enrollment of program participants in the rural community and
farmworker populations. Specifically, this position is responsible for:
 Enhancing participants’ ability to access resources available in their communities
 Contributing to the goal achievement of a participant’s ability to obtain and maintain safe and affordable
housing and gain the knowledge of financial well-being
 Conducting and delivering services to the rural and farmworker communities in the form of homebuyer
educational workshop(s), financial capabilities seminars and conduct one on one counseling sessions
 Maintaining and monitoring complete and accurate records and files on all housing clients
 Traveling to areas where participants are located to inform, conduct trainings, recruit and enroll individuals

This position is located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

This position is available immediately.

PathStone offers a chance for you to improve the world, but we also know that you have bills to pay. We offer a
competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
 Base salary is based on demonstrated experience and qualifications
 Health insurance for eligible employees
 Pension plan for eligible employees with an employer contribution
 Annual cost-of-living adjustment and merit-based pay increases
 Generous vacation and holidays
 Employment at PathStone qualifies for the federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program

Please submit your resume to [email protected], with “177-20” in the subject line, no later than January 13,

PathStone is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our TDD number for the deaf and/or hearing impaired is 1-800-545-1833.
Any applicant may request assistance in completing the application process by emailing [email protected]

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