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Financial Education Program--Program Coordinator
 
 
 
Catholic Charities’ Financial Stability Network (FSN) empowers low-income individuals through pro bono one-on-one financial coaching, tax assistance, and financial education. We serve approximately 600 low-income individuals in Washington DC and Maryland on an annual basis through our three programs – Tax Assistance including VITA, Financial Education, and Financial Coaching. A critical component of this network is our VITA program. Catholic Charities administered a VITA site at the Columbus Law School at Catholic University of America for the past four tax filing seasons. In addition to its VITA work, the FSN administers Financial Education Classes taught by trained volunteers at senior centers, community centers, parishes and other locations throughout the Catholic Charities’ service region. These classes cover particular aspects of personal finance in an easy-to-understand, concise manner. The Financial Education Program utilizes content created by FDIC (Money Smart curriculum). The FSN’s third service, the Financial Coaching Program, provides individual counseling to clients to teach them fundamental budgeting, checking, and related money management skills; provides advice as individuals work through serious financial challenges; and partners with clients to build assets in order to achieve financial stability. When an individual enrolls in the financial coaching program, the client is paired with a highly qualified volunteer who spends a full year working with this individual. This coaching is typically done in monthly one-on-one, in-person sessions and is tailored to accommodate goals unique to each client and with recognition of the individual’s level of financial understanding.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps Member will use the FDIC’s Money Smart curriculum to provide financial education that will influence and enhance client’s financial skills and ability to create positive banking relationships. The AmeriCorps Member will utilize volunteers to role play, translate learning materials, act as an assistant instructor to ensure a high level of client engagement. The AmeriCorps member will administer pre/post surveys at the beginning and the end of each educational experience to assess the knowledge increase of clients after participating in the module. The AmeriCorps Member will focus her/his efforts in reaching out to the following communities: newcomers (recently arrived immigrants and refugees), reentry programs for ex-offenders, survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, the homeless and the elderly. We are looking for financial education related professionals who want to give back! This position requires only 900 hours of service.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Elder Care ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
 
Skills :
Counseling ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Financial Education Program--Program Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
07/01/2021  -   06/30/2022

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  

Languages
Spanish
English

Accepting Applications
From  08/07/2020  To  08/31/2021 

Contact Jim Shanahan
924 G St NW
Washington   DC   20001
2022621419
jim.shanahan@cc-dc.org
https://www.catholiccharitiesd
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 98395


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