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WRO promotes equal, affordable & accessible housing
opportunities for all residents in our region.
Call for assistance: 914-428-4507


 Become Involved: Volunteer!
 

Volunteer opportunities exist in many of our programs, including Mortgage Default, Eviction Prevention, Senior Housing, Fair Housing and Homebuyer Counseling and Education. Volunteers are also needed to assist with a variety of administrative and clerical tasks, including filing, data entry and answering phones.

For more information on how you can help, please contact:
Geoffrey Anderson, Executive Director
Phone: (914) 428-4507 ext. 314
Email: ganderson@wroinc.org





 Employment Opportunities


Part-Time Fair Housing Tester Positions

Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc. (WRO), a non-profit housing counseling agency which has been protecting Westchester County residents for over 40 years by advocating with the community for fair, affordable and safe housing for all, is seeking individuals to serve as Fair Housing Testers in our Fair Housing Program.  If selected, these individuals would be expected to work on an “as needed” basis. Testers will be paid a per diem stipend.

    Qualifications:
     • Good verbal and written skills
     • Ability to write a report 
     • Reliability and follow through on assignments 
     • Able to maintain confidentiality
     • Able to follow instructions 
     • Responsibly maintain communication
     • Honesty and objectivity
     • Own a cell phone 
     • Must attend paid training session

Training sessions take place at the WRO offices located at 470 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 410, White Plains, New York 10605. 

If you are interested or would like more information on these positions, please send an email to nking@wroinc.org or call (914) 428-4507 x341.




 Panel of Cooperating Attorneys



WRO and its clients benefit from the involvement of attorneys who lend their expertise to WRO's fair housing program to advance civil rights and expand housing opportunities for all.

The panel meets quarterly to brainstorm about local housing issues, share knowledge about federal and state law, discuss complaints received by WRO and recommend approaches for complaint resolution by testing, negotiating, mediating, or litigating as appropriate. Seasoned fair housing attorneys offer their support and mentoring skills to other lawyers interested in expanding their knowledge of fair housing law.

If you are an attorney and are interested in contributing to WRO's important work, please call Marlene Zarfes at 914-428-4507, ext. 306.



 




Main Office: 470 Mamaroneck Avenue | Suite 410 | White Plains, NY 10605 | Tel: 914-428-4507 |  Fax: 914-428-9455
Mount Vernon Office: The Dole Center | 250 S. 6th Avenue | Mount Vernon, NY 10550 | Tel: 914-665-2447
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