Financial Capability Coordinator
Glendale (United States of America)
Job Summary: The Financial Capability Coordinator will support clients’ financial needs by coordinating and conducting group trainings, workshops, and individual financial counseling and coaching sessions for refugees and immigrants. The successful candidate will become a certified financial coach. This position is responsible for implementing and strengthening an effective financial literacy curriculum that supports the acquisition of the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to engage constructively with the American financial system.
·Coordinate, adapt and maintain financial education curriculum and classes.
·Coordinate and provide one-on-one consultations and coaching to help participants with personal and household financial matters.
·Work with clients to review personal credit history and help support credit improvement activities.
·Act as local support for applications for and follow up on credit-building and consumer loans through the Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO).
·Coordinate with financial capability partners and volunteers, including financial institutions, other donors and the wider community.
·Conduct outreach for community-based financial education and financial capability events.
·Support annual VITA tax preparation services targeted to refugees and new Americans.
·Comply with all policies, procedures and protocols of the agency.
·Participate in all program meetings and staff development activities.
·Other related duties as assigned.
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to:Economic Empowerment Supervisor
Position directly supervises:Interns and volunteers within program
Indirect Reporting: Economic Empowerment Manager
Other Internal and/or external contacts:
Internal: IRC staff, interns, and volunteers
External:Community partners, employers
·Undergraduate degree in Finance, Business, Education, Public Administration, Social Services or related field.
·At least two years of professional experience working in finance and basic financial literacy field preferred.
·Experience with client counseling, case management or coaching required.
·Proficiency in any refugee language strongly preferred
·Experience working with immigrant or refugee population strongly preferred.
·Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make presentations required.
·Demonstrated skills with reporting and tracking information in a database.
Work Environment: Standard, professional office work environment combined with some travel throughout service delivery area.
Benefits: We offer our employees phenomenal benefits such as paid parental leave, generous time off, and excellent medical, dental, and vision options.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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