Economic Empowerment Advocate – Alexandria Office

WCMCA is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to administer projects and initiatives for the VITA Tax Site, Mortgage Foreclosure, Pre-purchase Counseling; facilitate Financial Literacy and Tenant Education classes and other projects as assigned; and collaborate with all divisions of West Central MN Communities Action and conduct community outreach activities.

Starting wage is $21.46-$27.90 per hour dependent on qualifications, and includes a benefits package:  health, dental, vision and life insurance; 403B with match; Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays


  • Associates degree in business, accounting, finance, or human services related field
  • 2-4 years of related experience and/or training in delivering case management services
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Desire to conduct human service activities
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to travel, as needed
  • Ability to secure Foreclosure Prevention Certification
  • Proof of valid driver’s license and current/adequate vehicle insurance coverage


  • Bachelor’s degree in degree in business, accounting, finance, or human services related field preferred
  • Home Stretch Training Certification desired
  • Professional experience working for or collaborating with a CAP agency
  • Knowledge of mortgage foreclosure process, collaborators, partners, and community resources or related programs; data privacy laws; lending underwriting guidelines; mortgage loan programs; real estate agency; credit resolution; financial management; and grant request proposals.
  • Demonstrated understanding of diverse backgrounds and cultures
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Posting Date: September 2, 2020
Location: Alexandria Office
Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 40 - Possibility of summer part-time hours
Application Due By: September 16, 2020

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