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Financial Educator

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Express Advantage

Posted on: February 11, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

What: Volunteers assist with Express Advantage's financial education program which focuses on basic financial topics such as money management, rebuilding credit, and debt repair.

Purpose: The Financial Educator is responsible for teaching Express Advantage's financial education curriculum and facilitating an accessible, open minded classroom geared toward low income community members.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote Express Advantage's mission to empower people in building assets and achieving financial stability through education, outreach, collaboration and advocacy
  • Clearly present financial curriculum to adults in a classroom environment
  • Attend initial 6 hour training as well as follow-up volunteer trainings and meetings
  • Become familiar with a variety of financial education tools and community resources that may be useful to individuals and families
  • Commit to teaching 5 classroom hours a month for 1 year

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with individuals and groups in a respectful and non-judgmental manner
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sensitivity to and respect for individual differences
  • Must attend all training sessions
  • Ability to maintain participant confidentiality and trust
  • Basic understanding of budgeting and financial systems
  • Transportation to meeting/classroom sites around the Seattle area

Benefits:

  • Become a valuable resource for underserved members of our society
  • Learn about asset building and its potential to combat poverty
  • Engage in your broader King County community
  • Join an energetic team of individuals working toward financial equity
  • Receive a 6 hour training through Money Management International

How to apply

Location

1930 6th Ave. South - Suite 101, Seattle, WA, 98134, US

Details

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Training provided
Owner's areas of focus

Time Commitment

Duration
3 months or longer
Time commitment
Occasional (weekly or monthly)
Times of day
Afternoons
Evenings
Days of week
Weekdays
Weekends
Schedule
Flexible schedule

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