First Time Home Buyer Course Facilitator

Job Type
Contact Name
Daria Gere, Executive Director
Contact Email
Contact Phone

24 Crescent St, Suite 201
Waltham , MA
United States

Job Description


CLASSIFICATION:                    Consultant 15-16 hours/month, $25/hour

SUPERVISOR:                          Executive Director


To facilitate the First Time Home Buyer Course to potential first time homebuyers on a full range of issues related to the home purchasing process in accordance with CHAPA/HUD code of ethics and agency policy.


  1. Facilitate First Time Homebuyer 3 evening course 8-10 times/year.
  2. Coordinate with Development Director to set dates for the FTHB course.
  3. Schedule presenters for the components of the class for each course.
  4. Make sure new facilitators sign the CHAPA Code of Ethics document and are aware of the CHAPA guidelines for presenters.
  5. Confirm the presenters within a week prior to the class they will teach.
  6. Monitor the quality of presentations and giving feedback as needed.
  7. Fill in for some class components as needed.
  8. Keep records of presenters, dates, and areas of expertise.
  9. Collect fees and registration sheets from participants and confirm correct spellings of names.  Deliver materials to the WATCH Office and pick up completed certificates for distribution to the participants.
  10. Coordinate with WATCH First Time Home Buyer Coordinator.
  11. Assist with the CHAPA re-certification every two years.


  • Sound knowledge of housing laws, home buying and mortgage underwriting processes; ability to understand complex housing regulations and subsidy programs and other components of the home buying process.
  • Proven and effective communication skills, with special emphasis on public speaking; presentation skills; and ability to professionally represent the agency.
  • Related experience.

Contact Name

Daria Gere, Executive Director



Application Instruction

Application Instruction

Send a cover letter and resume to:


c/o Daria Gere

24 Crescenst Street, Suite 201, Waltham, MA 02453

or email:

WATCH CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.