Financial Counseling Volunteer


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


7 Hanover Square18th FloorNew York, NY 10004


The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) is a leader in the delivery of comprehensive, free, quality legal services in civil matters to low-income and vulnerable populations in New York. Our comprehensive range of services includes direct representation, case consultation, advocacy, community education, training, financial counseling, and impact litigation. Applicants are encouraged to visit for more information.

Position Description:

This is a great opportunity for individuals looking into non-profit community work and gaining exposure to the intricacies of financial counseling and economics! The Financial Counseling Division seeks a Financial Counseling Volunteer to assist with client follow-up and credit pulls.

This volunteer project would entail:

  • Helping to pull credit reports and informing financial counselors of update

  • Maintaining the database for the credit pulls

  • Editing our Financial Counseling Toolkit as needed

  • Helping with other administrative and data entry based projects

To learn more about our individual project please visit:


  • Passion for our mission to help low-income New Yorkers

  • Basic Excel and computer skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Education or experience in Economics or Finance is a plus

  • Must maintain organization confidentiality


  • Flexible scheduling available: 1-2 days a week - 2-4 hours

  • Time frame: 1 - 3 months with the possibility for longer

To Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to with "Financial Counseling Volunteer" in the subject line.


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