Senior Financial Capability Coordinator
Salt Lake City (United States of America)
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities helping people to survive, regain control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC in Salt Lake City (IRC SLC) opened in 1994 and provides resettlement services through extended case management to newly arrived refugees for up to 24-months as well as over twenty different programs to educate and empower refugees.
The Senior Financial Capability Coordinator will support clients’ financial capability needs by coordinating financial capability services for the Salt Lake City office, including group trainings, workshops and individual financial counseling and coaching sessions for refugees and immigrants. Additionally, this position oversees a broad and successful Down Payment Assistance (DPA) and matched savings (IDA) program. This position will become a certified financial coach. This position is responsible for implementing and strengthening an effective financial literacy curriculum that supports the acquisition of knowledge, skills and tools necessary to engage constructively with the American financial system. The position will take a lead in working collaboratively with IRC SLC staff, programs and other community partners to model and disseminate an empowerment-based coaching approach to addressing financial capability needs of clients and the community.
This is a full time, regular term position.
•Recruit, hire, and supervise all key Financial Capabilities staff and support program coordinators in supervising seasonal positions, AmeriCorps VISTAs, interns, and volunteers;
•Provide professional development opportunities for staff through the IRC learning portal, relevant regional and national workshops and conferences, and mentorship on new skill development;
•Coordinates, adapts and maintains financial education programs and services;
•Coordinates Individual Development Account (IDA) and Down Payment Assistance (DPA) programs; supports IDA and DPA staff in meeting program deliverables;
•Coordinates and provides one-on-one consultations and coaching to help participants with personal financial matters;
•Supports staff in working with clients to review personal credit history and helps support credit improvement activities;
•Oversees team to act as local support for applying for and following up on credit-building and consumer loans given to clients through the Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO);
•Recruits, works with and supports financial capability partners and volunteers, including financial institutions, other donors and the wider community;
•Oversees and coordinates outreach for community-based financial education and financial capability events;
•Oversees annual VITA tax preparation services targeted to refugees and new Americans;
•Supports Development team staff and program director in grant reporting activities;
•Other related duties as assigned.