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The One Less Foundation

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At The One Less Foundation, we take a two-generation approach to solve the systemic problems of poverty. We provide financial literacy and capability, supplemental education, and personal mentoring programs; and advocate for policies that support financial inclusion and equity.

We take a grassroots approach by creating programs with flexibility so they can be tailored to fit individual needs versus the use of generic blanket "solutions". We work with proven concepts and theories to create programmatic solutions for each individual, family, and community we work with.

Our advocacy works to solve the root causes of poverty, and endeavors to create an equitable financial floor that no one falls below. Our goal is to affect policy that puts everyone on a solid financial foundation so they can thrive.

With our programs and with our advocacy work - we create paths out of poverty.

We are also a United Nations recognized Civil Society Organization led by a board of directors made up of community and corporate leaders from various industries, who share a common philosophy: we can do something about poverty.


Our organization is looking for a volunteer accountant/bookkeeper. We anticipate this volunteer opportunity taking 1-2 hours per month preparing monthly financial statements, monthly reconciliation of bank accounts and preparing year-end financial statements, the annual 990 filing.

We use a donor management system to track all funds the organization receives, and it automatically connects to Quickbooks. We use the online version of Quickbooks

This individual should have experience with QuickBooks or similar business accounting software.

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About The One Less Foundation


38 Maplewood Mall, 1st Fl, Philadelphia, PA 19144, US

Mission Statement

Our mission at THE ONE LESS FOUNDATION is to help under-served members of the community become one less individual or family remaining in poverty by teaching financial education through seminars and classes and providing one-on-one mentoring and life coaching and in-school programs.


THE ONE LESS FOUNDATION has four primary programs: Financial Literacy & Capability Classes, Life Coaching for adults, Mentoring for youths and in-school programs.

The Financial Literacy & Capability courses last for six (6) weeks, with each participant meeting for once a week for a 90-minute class.

The Life Coaching program last for three (3) months, with each participant meeting with their assigned coach or mentor once a week.

Our RISE Mentoring program last for a full academic year, with students remaining in the program their entire high school years and on into college.

We also have in-school programs which are taught as a regular once a week class to students in local schools.

Our organization also does advocacy work on the state and Federal level.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting & Dashboards


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • 1-2 hours per month
  • Accountant Degree is preferred.

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