Financial Coaching & Homeownership Manager

Minneapolis, MN

Accepting applications until filled. 

Who We Are

Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low-income people to become self-reliant through integrated services. When joining PPL, you become a part of a diverse team whose goal is to assist our residents and communities with the groundwork they need, not only to survive but also to thrive. We are eager to welcome others to our team who are dedicated to serving our residents and pursuing our mission to build the hope, assets, and self-reliance of individuals and families who have lower incomes by providing transformative, affordable housing and employment readiness services.


Job Summary

PPL is in search of a talented people-person to lead its growing financial coaching services team.

The Financial Coaching & Homeownership Manager will manage the financial coaching and homeownership counseling services provided to Participants within PPL’s Employment Training Services Program. Responsibilities include oversite of the grants and data entry requirements, other PPL initiatives on financial and asset building strategies, and supervision of two or more staff members.  This role is a forward-facing manager position and will be responsible for providing some direct financial coaching and instruction to Participants.


Job Responsibilities:  

  • Oversee program design and management of all financial services contracts and systems reporting, including data tracking, outcome measurement, and reporting.
  • Manage program budget and work with the Director of Employment Training to secure program funds.
  • Oversee program evaluation and identify ways to streamline staff time spent on programming and systems reporting to make it more efficient.
  • Oversee the new HUD Homeownership Counseling initiative and implement the new counseling services and requirements that come with it.
  • Collaborate and maintain strong partnerships.
  • Maintain professional communication with participants, partners, and co-workers
  • Participate in various PPL committees/meetings as needed.
  • Serve on Employment Training Leadership Team.
  • Work with the team to strategize and implement best practices related to financial coaching integration.
  • Provide some direct financial coaching services to Participants, including but not limited to:
    • Assist participants in goal attainment in the following financial activities: budget creation and management, pulling credit and credit counseling, creation of debt management plans, student loan counseling, savings counseling and planning, retirement planning, financial aid assistance, financial product review and attainment, homeownership planning, tax preparation assistance, benefits, and income support screening and counseling.
    • Utilize one-on-one coaching methods to build and strengthen relationships and rapport with participants via phone, in-person, and email.


Minimum Requirements:  

  • BA/BS degree in Social Work, Sociology, Human Services, or a closely related field; or 7 + years in financial literacy counseling may be considered in place of BA/BS.
  • Minimum 3- 5 years’ experience in employment and/or financial counseling.
  • NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling Certification(s) or HUD Housing Counseling certified strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience providing financial counseling to people from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, economic, and social situations.
  • Experience working with the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in staff supervision.
  • Self-starter with strong leadership, organization, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coach and supervise staff.
  • Strong knowledge of community programs and resources.
  • Experience facilitating or training in workshops related to home buying, financial education, or closely-related topic.
  • Understanding of the home buying process and knowledge of first time home buyer programs and resources available within the Twin Cities metro area.
  • Effective in working with the staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Effective and professional communication with program participants, co-workers, and external partners.
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and good driving record.


A detailed job description is available upon request or when selected for the next phase of the hiring process.


Benefits: Health & Dental; Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, Employer Paid Life Insurance; Paid Parental Leave; Voluntary Life Insurance; Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA); PTO & Paid Holidays; 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match; Summer half-day Fridays; an impactful presence in an organization that makes a difference in many lives.


Salary: $54,000-$57.000, DOQ

Temporary remote work during COVID-19 pandemic.


How to Apply: The process includes phone screens and in-person interviews, reference, and background checks for final candidates. PPL strives to be an equitable and inclusive organization committed to elevating the voices of the communities we serve, those who are disproportionately affected by systemic inequities. Persons of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates can apply online via this link Include a cover letter and resume. Questions about the position can be sent to 


PPL is an EEO/AA employer. PPL participates in the federal E-verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the organization will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.