Finance Housing Counselor

Why work with CCEVA?

Want to make a difference and leave work knowing that you made a difference in someone’s life? Then working at Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia (CCEVA) may be the place for you!

Here at CCEVA, we work together as a team to create a supportive and safe environment to better serve and help our community. Come work with us and help us make a difference and be part of that positive change!

Job Description

Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia is searching for two full-time Financial and Housing Counselors to work out of our Newport News Office and Norfolk office. The primary job of a Financial and Housing Counselor is to provide clients with professional financial and/or housing counseling services. Counselors will advise and educate clients on a variety of financial topics and individually tailor an action plan that addresses their specific issues and concerns.
The ideal candidate will possess good interpersonal skills, working knowledge of finances/credit, and understanding default and loss mitigation solutions. An effective problem solver and be able to convey suggestions/ideas in a constructive, non-judgmental manner.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.

  • Two or more years of experience in the financial industry preferred.

  • Basic proficiency with calculator, Microsoft Word, Excel, & Outlook, and general filing and administrative tasks.

  • HUD certification preferred (If not certified, candidate will work towards certification within 60 days paid by the company)

  • Excellent organizational skills and time management abilities.


  • Compose educational curriculums in support of community outreach and educational services.

  • Meet with clients seeking assistance to develop budget, determine eligibility for assistance, and ability to identify crisis and provide appropriate and timely referrals.

  • Ability to review and properly handle confidential client information, materials, and sensitive issues according to all state and federal requirements.

  • Ability to adhere to and follow HUD Federal regulations and other funder reporting guidelines that include but are not limited to: Case documentation, data entry, client action steps, client follow up and closing protocols.

  • Some regional travel required.


  • Full benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance.

  • Company paid life and long-term disability insurance.

  • 401(k)

  • Paid vacation and sick leave

  • 11 paid holidays

  • Opportunities for advancement and more!

If interested, please send cover letter, and resume to EOE

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