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Founded in 2008, ProsperityME is a growing 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Portland, Maine.

ProsperityME empowers, through education and counseling, members of refugee and immigrant communities to invest in themselves to build financial stability, careers, businesses and wealth.

ProsperityME offers financial education services including financial literacy courses, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching. We also provide support for higher education, security deposit assistance for housing, small business counseling, and workforce development through partnerships with local businesses. ProsperityME’s services are open to all refugees, immigrants, asylees, and other individuals with low-income in Greater Portland and Lewiston/Auburn, Maine.


Duties & Responsibilities:

The Certifier position is a professional position which contributes to the immigrant community by supporting the administration of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funding.

The certifier will provide quality control to the program by certifying that applications for ERA funding adhere to Federal and State guidelines. Each application will be review for the following:

  • Tenant and landlord documents available and uploaded accurately

  • Tenant eligibility is determined accurately

  • Documented unit count is accurate

  • Case notes reflect accurate determination


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Reporting Skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • High Attention to Detail

  • Microsoft Office Skills

  • Managing Processes

  • Organization

  • Analyzing Information

  • Professionalism

  • Problem Solving

  • Verbal Communication


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required.

  • Experience working with minorities, immigrant and refugee communities preferred.


Salary & Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package including medical/dental, 401(k), short, long-term disability and life insurance and generous PTO.


Application Procedure: 

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest or cover letter, resume, and 3 references to ProsperityME, P.O. Box 8013, Portland, ME  04104 or via email to Ellen Billie, Deputy Director, at No phone calls please. The position will remain open until filled.

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