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RiseBoro Community Partnership | Brooklyn, NY
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RiseBoro Community Partnership


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Published 27 days ago

$45,000 - $47,000

POSITION

Financial Coach, Bushwick HomeBase


EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Full-Time, 35 hours per week


SALARY

$45,000-$47,000, annually


REPORTS TO

Director of Operations, Empowerment


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The HomeBase Program is NYC premier homelessness prevention program. The community-based initiative assists households who are at-risk of shelter entry in order to resolve their housing crisis and lay the groundwork for self-sufficiency. The role of the Financial Coach is to work with clients to improve economic stability and to ensure households develop financial management skills that will benefit their long-term goals.

·        Work collaboratively with HomeBase Case Managers at two separate sites to establish financial goals with clientele.

·        Hold 20 meetings per week with HomeBase clients while helping each to meet their financial goals, including: establish/improve credit, reduce debt and increase assets, improve banking practices, create a household budget and savings plant, etc.

·        Record customer information and meeting progress data precisely, accurately, and on time.

·        Plan and facilitate Financial Coaching workshops for small groups of clients.

·        Conduct engaging coaching sessions and encourage clients establish ongoing participation in follow up meetings.

·        Work RiseBoro management to spread basic financial literacy to staff, as needed


COMPETENCIES

·        Two years' professional experience (ideally in a related field such as coaching/counseling, accounting, or finance).

·        Willingness to work with and support vulnerable populations such as people at-risk of homelessness, immigrant communities and survivors of domestic violence.

·        Superb written and verbal communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills.

·        Exceptional organization and process management (i.e. starting multi-step projects and seeing them through to completion).

·        Proficiency with Google and Microsoft suites (e.g. Google docs and MS Excel).

·        Spanish language proficiency required.

·        Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team.

·        Entrepreneurial spirit, ability to problem solve and build relationships.


EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

·        Bachelor’s degree required OR equivalent experience

·        High School diploma plus 8 years of direct financial coaching experience or;

·        Associate Degree plus 5 years of direct financial coaching experience or;

·        Bachelor’s Degree


APPLICATION DEADLINE

Ongoing


SUBMIT RESUME and COVER LETTER TO

Kesha Jagdeo, Director of Empowerment Services, kjagdeo@riseboro.org

POSITION

Financial Coach, Bushwick HomeBase


EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Full-Time, 35 hours per week


SALARY

$45,000-$47,000, annually


REPORTS TO

Director of Operations, Empowerment


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The HomeBase Program is NYC…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits:
  • Accident, Disability and Specified Disease (Cancer) Insurance:
  • Pension Plan:
  • Tax-Deferred Annuity
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits Plan (CBP)
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays: The RiseBoro observes 12 holidays, annually


  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits:
  • Accident, Disability and Specified Disease (Cancer) Insurance:
  • Pension Plan:
  • Tax-Deferred…

Level of Language Proficiency

 Spanish language proficiency required.

 Spanish language proficiency required.

Location

Brooklyn, NY

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