Family Services and Office Manager, Habitat for Humanity Red Deer

Position Type: Full-time

Territory: Alberta

Location(s): Camrose

Date ad posted: January 26, 2023

Experience: 5-10 yearsApplication deadline: February 10, 2023


The Opportunity

The Manager of Family Services works with potential applicants for our Affordable Home Ownership Program and collects, reviews, analyzes, and makes a recommendation for each family. The Manager of Family Services also leads our Financial Literacy Training Program in the community, by educating, teaching, and helping individuals create a solid financial foundation for their families.

Key responsibilities

  • Market and promote housing opportunities to relevant demographics in the community
  • Manage the application processing by soliciting and screening applications, and recommending successful candidates to the Executive Director for approval
  • Manage the delivery of the Financial Literacy Program
  • Manage the completion of the volunteer hours by prospective homeowners
  • Continue to work with families who may have some immediate barriers such as poor credit history, and excess debt to eventually be eligible for the Affordable Home Ownership Program
  • Actively participate in finding innovative ways to connect with potential qualified applicants

Qualifications

  • 5-10 years banking experience
  • Understanding of the credit adjudication process
  • Understanding of what can impact and drive a credit bureau score
  • Strong understanding of basic finances
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Word, Excel

Skills & Attributes

  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independent and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to perform public speaking
  • Effective interviewing and information gather skills
  • Strong organizational skills

How to Apply

Please note that we will be reviewing and evaluating applications on an ongoing basis and we therefore encourage early submissions.

Qualified and interested applicants are invited to forward their cover letter and resume as one document to executivedirector@habitatcamrose.ca with the subject line: Manager of Family Services. Please indicate your salary expectations as well as where you saw the job posting.

Applications must be received before 11PM EST on Feb 10, 2023

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance. Habitat for Humanity Canada will arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all applicants for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted (no phone calls please). We are a committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.