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Housing Intake and Support Staff Bilingual 


LEDC’s Housing Department
 has two program areas: housing counseling and affordable housing preservation. LEDC is a HUD-certified housing counseling agency that helps families in the DC area to buy their first home and save their homes from foreclosure. LEDC accomplishes these goals by administering DC’s first-time homebuyer program (HPAP), providing financial capability and credit education and counseling, providing foreclosure counseling and technical assistance. Our affordable housing preservation program works to preserve affordable rental housing and prevent displacement of low and moderate income tenants through education, organizing educating and running campaigns. 

LEDC seeks a Housing Intake Support person to provide reception, administration, data entry, outreach and training support to the Housing Department and ensure quality service to our clients. The Intake and Support will be responsible for the following:

Responsibilities

-         Answers all Housing Counseling Program incoming calls – DC and MD offices

-          Schedule appointments and provide reminder calls.

-         Provide information on LEDC services and referrals to community partners.

-         Provide assistance to walk-ins as needed.

-         Follow up regularly and directly with clients throughout the counseling process to ensure that information is received and submitted in a timely manner and cases are tracked and documented on a regular basis.

-         Data entry into client management system to document and track client contact information and data related to classes and counseling.

-         Create bilingual flyers and outreach materials.

-         Assist the DC Housing Coordinator and Counselors with group workshops and presentations on home purchase, foreclosure prevention and financial capability, and Inclusionary Zoning.

-         Represent LEDC in community events specific to Housing counseling

-         Provide technical assistance related to housing counseling such as creating certificates, tracking paperwork for counselors.

-         Assist in completion of reports for assigned programs in a timely and efficient manner.

-         Attend trainings as needed related to housing counseling.

-         Other duties as assigned to insure quantity and quality of services provided by the agency.

 

Qualifications

-         Fluent in Spanish and English (written, spoken, and reading)

-         Customer-service oriented person with good people skills

-         Must have friendly, patient and professional manner.

-         Energetic and detail oriented team player with a commitment to high quality housing counseling and service delivery;

-         Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel;

-         Familiarity with databases and information tracking, a plus;

-         Flexible work schedule, including ability to work some evenings and Saturdays.

This is a full-time, 40 hour / week position

Salary: $35,000, plus full benefits and generous vacation.

 To apply, send cover letter and resume to Walda Yon, wyon@ledcmetro.org.  No phone calls please.

Finance Intern

DESCRIPTION

The successful candidate will be able to assist in reviewing processes for payment, invoices, statements, vouchers and other requests. The candidate handles resolutions of account discrepancies and procedural inquiries.

  • Maintain accounts payable files.
  • Prepare analysis of general ledger accounts as needed.
  • Prepare and mail accounts payable checks weekly.
  • Prepare numerous and varied spreadsheets, reports, and perform account analyses, as needed, to maintain accurate general ledger balances, to assist Director Chief Financial officer, or other staff.
  • Assist in month-end closing by reconciling advances.
  • Assist with annual audit preparations.
  • Other office duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of accounts payable procedures
  • Ability to utilize an automated accounting system.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Some college and Accounting experience


HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons may apply for this position by sending their resume and a cover letter describing how their experience fulfills the above requirements to: lhernandez@Ledcmetro.org

Part-Time Executive Assistant

DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for the Executive Director. This will include assisting with all communications to internal and external stakeholders, scheduling, filing, researching, preparing testimony, preparing reports to funders, preparing expense reports and serving as a liaison to the organization’s executive management team and the Board of Directors.

  • Serving as a liaison to the Board of Directors and maintaining effective relationships with them which mean providing information to them in a timely manner.
  • Answering phones for the Executive Director; recognizing when calls can be directed to other offices.
  • Managing the Executive Director’s schedule, including scheduling internal and external meetings.
  • Reviewing, assessing, and distributing incoming mail to the Executive Director.
  • Editing, proofreading, and sending correspondence.
  • Creating and maintaining a file system for the Executive Director.
  • Preparing expense reports for the Executive Director, ensuring timely submission and reimbursement.
  • Facilitating the administrative planning for, and execution of, Board meetings, “Leadership Team,” which is a weekly meeting of LEDC’s senior managers, and monthly “All Staff” Meetings.
  • Arranges for travel reservations, manages the daily calendar, monitors email/voicemail messages, prepares monthly training logs, travel vouchers, credit card statements, and schedules meetings for assigned staff and other members of management team as requested.
  • Assists with front desk coverage for the Receptionist as scheduled.
  • Maintain inventory and order all office and departmental supplies.
  • Working on special initiatives as necessary.
  • Must be available to work some evenings and weekends as necessary.

 

Qualifications

  • Position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent experience, excellent phone manners, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle many tasks and prioritize in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment and sensitive to confidentiality.
  • Self-starter able to take on his/her own initiatives to further the effectiveness of the administrative team.
  • Proactive work style able to identify problem areas early on.
  • Professional and flexible manner.
  • Ability to communicate well with a wide range of personalities both in person, electronically and over the phone.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Previous experience as an executive assistant preferred.


Salary and Benefits

  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience, qualifications, and salary history. Range is $22 -$25 per hour.
  • This is a Part-time, 20 hour / week position that requires some nights and Saturday hours.
  • Benefits are competitive within the DC area: compensation currently includes 10 observed holidays, and 4 weeks of vacation per year.
  • The LEDC office is located at 641 S Street NW, Washington DC 20001.


HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons may apply for this position by sending their resume and a cover letter describing how their experience fulfills the above requirements to: careers@ledcmetro.org

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