Mentor/Financial Coach


(27.368505,-82.524025)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2250 Myrtle StreetSarasota, FL 34234
Financial Sustainability Initiative
Mentor and Student graduate program

About

United Way Suncoast in partnership with Gulf Coast Community Foundation works with community organizations to locate Adult Students who are not currently in crisis, may have families, and meet some of the following criteria:

  • stable and employed for at least 6 months or longer
  • stable with permanent housing at least 6 months or longer
  • verifiable HS Diploma or G.E.D.
  • ready to work on goals i.e. furthering education/furthering career
  • with objective to become self-sustaining.

We seek volunteer Coaches/Mentors who are financially successful and possess the following qualities:

  • Patient
  • Life-long Learner
  • Empathetic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good Listener
  • Non-Judgmental
And match the coaches with students to help guide the students with:
  • goals - setting, creating incremental steps and achieving
  • financial awareness - where are they in current situation vs where they need to be
  • financial responsibility - understanding what it takes to be self sustaining
  • financial success - achieving goals toward self sustainability

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Budgeting
  • Financial Literacy
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 to 10 hours per month
  • Also looking for Bi-lingual Coaches

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