Job Opportunity at IRC as a Financial Coach in USA

Date limite : 21 juil. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: International Rescue Committee

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Job Opportunity at IRC as a Financial Coach in USA

IRC announces a full time job opportunity as a financial coach in Sacramento, CA USA. The financial empowerment center program aims to improve the financial stability of Sacramento households by providing high-quality, one-on-one financial education and counseling to low-income residents. Financial empowerment centers are located in areas with high concentrations of poverty and financial distress. The financial coach will provide on-going coaching and counseling services to low-income individuals and families in Sacramento and will report directly to the financial empowerment center program manager. 

Eligibility:

You must have:

  1. It's preferred to have baccalaureate degree from a four-year accredited institution strongly.
  2. 2+ years’ experience in client counseling, case management, or coaching and it's preferred to have professional experience in a financial counseling setting.
  3. Demonstrated understanding of personal finances, particularly in the areas of budgeting, asset building, and credit building.
  4. Demonstrated ability to track and report data/outcomes in a database.
  5. Strong written and oral communications skills.
  6. The ability to provide financial counseling/coaching services in a culturally sensitive manner.
  7. A valid driver’s license and reliable access to an insured vehicle and be able to travel regularly throughout the service delivery areas.
  8. Dynamic, committed individual with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for supporting people with low incomes to build greater financial stability.
  9. Solid organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time, and meet deadlines.
  10. The ability to function effectively within protocols and challenges of operating within a high-profile local government program

Your Responsibilities: 

You will be responsible of:

Conduct one-on-one financial coaching and counseling with clients, including:

  • Provide financial coaching to a caseload of clients on creating a personal budget, establishing a bank account, taking out loans, and establishing credit, as well as advanced asset building topics, including analyzing credit reports, techniques to build credit, and debt reduction as needed.
  • Assess client needs and develop individual financial action plans with each client.
  • Provide individualized financial counseling sessions (including both initial and follow-up sessions) and achieve client outcomes. Make appropriate referrals and integrate other wraparound supports (i.e. benefits, tax preparation) into counseling to achieve greater results

Lead the implementation of financial literacy workshops, including:

  • Ensure that all training requirements are met for participants in budgeting, cash management, savings, investment and credit building and ensure that participants complete required training.
  • Increase participant knowledge of financial services and credit offerings.
  • Coordinate with the FEC team on internal and external outreach to banks and other community members to assist with financial education and coaching.
  • Lead outreach events to recruit new clients in financial education programs.
  • Accurately track participant attendance, data, and follow-up services.
  • Collect, track and report required data using client management database.
  • Follow required protocol and program requirements.
  • Regularly meet with other FEC sites, staff and the FEC program manager.
  • Participate in FEC-wide events and initiatives along with all-staff/program meetings.
  • Maintain relationships with banks and community volunteers.
  • Use FEC database and ETO as assigned to track client services, outcomes, and metrics.
  • Keep track of and adhere to the program budget throughout the project duration.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

About IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, it restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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