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Money Management Coach

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Buckhead Christian Ministry

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Program Overview
Budget for Life is a unique, homelessness prevention program that helps low-income workers avoid eviction and regain financial stability. Participants selected for Budget for Life participate in weekly case management meetings with a staff social worker, attend a bi-weekly Money Management class lead by volunteer instructors, and work with a volunteer money management coach to establish a household budget.

Money Management Coach
Purpose:
Provide one-on-one coaching focused on understanding, creating and maintaining a household budget. In addition, a Money Management coach serves as a trustworthy source of support, encouragement, and motivation.

Requirements:

-Must be patient, empathetic, and dependable

-Ability to build rapport and work with individuals in a respectful and nonjudgmental manner

-Have a working knowledge of how to create and maintain a household budget

-Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with individuals in various stages of crisis

-Must be sensitive to cultural differences

-Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel and computer skills

-Available to coach participants in the evenings and/or weekends, as needed

-Previous experience volunteering with low to moderate income families

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About Buckhead Christian Ministry

Location:

2847 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30305, US

Mission Statement

Today’s Mission We keep people from becoming homeless and work to elevate their possibilities for economic empowerment. Tomorrow’s Vision We envision caring communities where everyone has a home and the opportunity to thrive.

Description

    • Emergency Financial Assistance provides people in crisis with one-time assistance paying rent, mortgage or utility bills.

    • Buckhead THRIFTique provides free and affordable clothing to the community and opportunities to volunteer.

    • Foundation 3 helps working, homeless parents build a solid financial future by focusing on three key areas: safe housing, stable employment and education.

    • The Budget for Life program stabilizes working families who are at high-risk of homelessness. This program is unique in Atlanta because it combines financial assistance, education, financial mentoring and personalized case management.

      • The Money Management Course teaches participants everything from decision making and goal setting to how to budget and improve their credit. During the 22 week course, students alternately attend classes and meet one-on-one with financial coaches.

Education & Literacy
Employment
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Financial Literacy
  • Budgeting

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 13 one-on-one coaching meetings for a minimum of one hour each meeting over the course of 6 months (January - July).

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