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Financial Literacy Intern

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location:
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Translations and Languages
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date:

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Under the supervision and direction of the Financial Coach, the Financial Literacy Intern will assist in the implementation of a multi-faceted program to expose newly arrived refugees and immigrants to basic financial literacy skills and develop economic self-sufficiency. The financial capability program at the IRC includes comprehensive in-house financial education classes, personalized financial coaching, free tax preparation, and micro-financing loans for clients seeking to improve their financial capability skills.  

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with intake data entry of new financial literacy clients into Salesforce. Data will include client demographics, initial financial data, and the nature of financial concerns.
  • Assist in scheduling client intakes and follow-up appointments.
  • Support development of financial education classroom curriculum and activities on budgeting, banking, credit building, car buying, savings, predatory lending, taxes, and asset-building strategies.
  • Assist in the implementation and facilitation of classroom activities. Ensure classroom materials are printed and organized before each session.
  • Organize logistics and outreach materials for financial education classes, workshops and other special events for clients. Provide transportation for clients as needed.
  • Provide one-on-one support to assist clients with completing financial aid/low-income discount applications, opening a bank account, completing an IRC loan application, and setting-up mobile banking.
  • Research state legislation on consumer protections/rights as well as debt relief. 
  • Research free or low-cost community resources available for clients who need assistance with meeting basic household needs.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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