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Virginia Cooperative Extension-Northern Shenandoah Valley Financial Education Program

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Volunteers can be involved in our programs in a variety of ways, including team-teaching money management classes, working with small groups, or assisting with an array of tasks, such as marketing, grant writing, data entry, and staffing special events. Master Financial Education Volunteers receive training on topics such as personal finance foundations, credit, spending and savings plans, banking, predatory lending, insurance, recordkeeping, getting out of debt and more. Volunteers then participate in offering a variety of financial education opportunities for people of all ages from all walks of life. A detailed description of the specific programs our volunteers serve in can be found on our website at: https://warren.ext.vt.edu/programs/nsvfep/volunteer.html.

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About Virginia Cooperative Extension-Northern Shenandoah Valley Financial Education Program

Location:

220 North Commerce Avenue Suite 500, Front Royal, VA 22630, US

Mission Statement

Virginia Cooperative Extension helps lead the engagement mission of Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, the commonwealth's land-grant universities. By building local relationships and collaborative partnerships, we help people put scientific knowledge to work through learning experiences that improve economic, environmental, and social well-being.

Description

Within Virginia Cooperative Extension, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) programs focus on improving the lives of individuals and families. FCS Agents help Virginians learn to make positive choices for themselves and their families in the areas of family financial management, nutrition and wellness, and family and child development. Our family financial management programs help Virginians learn how to manage their finances effectively. Programs related to budgeting, improving credit scores, planning for home ownership, reducing debt, and preventing identity theft help secure healthy financial futures for Virginia's families.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Northern Shenandoah Valley of VirginiaClarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren CoYour Town/Community in the Northern Shenandoah ValFront Royal, VA 22630

(38.91817,-78.19444)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Financial Literacy
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Program Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • The time commitment varies based on the specific role; however, we ask for a minimum of 50 hours in return for the extensive training.
  • The training is 30 hours (9 sessions, three hours each, plus some very applicable relevant "homework" (not "busywork")). We ask for at least 50 hours of volunteer time in return following the training. The cost for the training is $20.

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