Housing Counselor

February 10, 2023
  • Full Time
  • Scranton, PA
  • This position has been filled

Website United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA

Housing Counselor

United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA (UNC) is one of the largest, and longest operating, nonprofit organizations in the region. The agency’s purpose is to meet the needs of local low-income families, seniors, youth, and new immigrants, while also empowering them to attain self-sufficiency. UNC’s wide array of programs are continuously adjusted to fill the gaps that exist in local services.

The ideal candidate is someone who is a team player, flexible, and detail-oriented with demonstrated experience balancing competing priorities and assisting those with housing needs such as evictions, homelessness and budgeting skills.

Hybrid remote work opportunity with a combination of agreed upon remote and on-site work. 40-hour work week with paid lunch breaks! PSLF Student Loan Forgiveness! Work-life balance!

As an added benefit, we offer all of our employees free child care services at one of our three, 4-STAR child care centers in Scranton, PA (must meet regular enrollment requirements).

Full Time – 40 hours per week.

REQUIRED:   Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Social Services, Human Services, Psychology, Education or similar degree


Experience Counts However! If you have been working as a Social Worker or in Human Services or Social Services, we are interested in you!



  • Provide housing counseling those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Implement rental assistance programs.
  • Collect income verification, credit reports and other information as needed.
  • Conduct housing and general intake processes, assessing the needs of individuals and families who walk in for our services.
  • Follow up with case management for clients
  • Attend court for clients who are facing eviction
  • Provide resources
  • Monitor housing intake line and return calls
  • Facilitate budgeting and homebuyer education classes.


Join the ranks of a GREAT Non-Profit organization committed to helping those in the communities we serve.  UNC offers our regular full and part-time employees a great benefits package to include a superior healthcare plan, dental. Generous holidays schedule, plenty of sick, vacation and personal days off, and a 5% contribution to your retirement plan. Apply now!

UNC of NEPA is equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.