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AZ Refugee Resettlement- Financial Literacy Coordinator
 
 
 
The Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program (RRP) VISTA Project’s mission is to support refugees’ effective resettlement in Arizona. Refugees face a wide variety of difficult challenges in achieving self-sufficiency. These challenges include such issues as becoming familiar with their new country, securing an affordable place to live, learning about resources available to assist them in resettlement, finding and retaining employment, acquiring a new language, and learning how to use the resources available to them to become more self-sufficient. The Financial Literacy VISTA Coordinator will be housed at Friendly House, Inc. a non-profit based in Phoenix. This project will primarily serve refugee clients within their first five years of living in the United States (US). These are individuals, including young adults, who are new to the US and are still working to learn English and find employment. The VISTA in this role will be conducting a needs assessment to better understand the gaps that exist around financial literacy and will use this feedback to develop various trainings to address how to best educate clients. These will be areas such a the US banking and credit system, how to create and follow a budget, the importance of a savings account, taxes 101, and how to build financial security in order to support the increase of their self-sufficiency.
 
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Member Duties : The Financial Literacy VISTA Coordinator will coordinate with the resettlement agencies to evaluate current financial literacy trainings (if any) and determine where there are knowledge gaps on the subject. The VISTA will then devise a program to fill in these gaps yet ensure they are suitable for the agencies. This assignment will build capacity in the community by ensuring refugees are better educated about the banking systems and thus assisting them to become more financially independent.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
AZ Refugee Resettlement- Financial Literacy Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
04/11/2022  -   04/10/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Accepting Applications
From  02/16/2022  To  04/30/2022 

Contact Joelle Grande
1789 W Jefferson St
Phoenix   AZ   85007
4806472309
JGrande@azdes.gov

Listing ID 94346


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