This position provides financial coaching for neighbors who are enrolled in CitySquare’s Financial Empowerment program. Coach will work to help neighbors build assets with the goal of securing a more stable and prosperous financial future for their households. Coach will serve neighbors mainly within our CitySquare job training programs and partner organizations. Coach will use financial coaching techniques to help neighbors with their individual financial goals such as savings, debt reduction, credit building, banking access and tax issues that affect the working poor. Coach will also work collaboratively with other CitySquare programs, Opportunity Center partners, volunteers, and the larger asset building network in the community.
QUALIFICATIONS Coach must be passionate and competent in areas of personal finance and ability to teach financial principals to the working poor population.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Bachelor’s in Social Work, Financial Management, or a related field preferred.
Experience: One to five years of experience in case management, working directly with the working poor population, substance abuse, re-entry and/or homelessness or one to five years of experience working directly in the area of asset poverty providing financial coaching, career/credit counseling.
Number of Openings: 1
Department: Financial Empowerment
Schedule: Business hours, flexible hours as needed.