Financial Literacy Coach
COMMUNITY ACTION FOR IMPROVEMENT INC
Purpose & Impact of Position : Are you a professional accountant, banker, or just someone who prides themselves on their financial knowledge? We are looking for motivated individuals to help coach our clients and host workshops , educating on topics such as budgeting, credit scores, and loans! At CAFI, we work on building self-sufficiency and self-esteem with our low-income clients. By assisting our clients with financial education, you may be the missing step in ending the cycle of poverty for someone.
Key Responsibilities : Coaches will work with our program coordinator to create educational opportunities in areas that will most benefit the clients. Coaches will host at least a monthly education session with 5-15 clients online or in person. CAFI will provide all the necessary technology and printing.
- Must be financially literate and competent enough to teach others.
- Must be sensitive to barriers that families living in poverty experience
- Must have a background or experience in finance
- Must be able to approach, display and communicate with a wide range of personalities in a professional and courteous manner
Preferred Skills: Previous experience as an educator is always a plus!
Time Commitment : Willing to work with the volunteer's schedule but must commit to hosting a workshop on a monthly basis . Workshops should be an average of 45 minutes with time allowed for questions. Depending on the volunteer, this will require at least an hour of preparation as well as communication with the program coordinator
Site/Supervisor: This opportunity will occur at our main office in LaGrange, Georgia. Although this position may involve direct work with the Program Coordinators, the main line of communication and supervisor will be with the Volunteer Coordination Specialist.
Benefits to volunteering: This position will benefit the volunteer by helping them become active participants in their own community and expand their personal and professional network. If you are considering a career in finance or looking to expand your career set, this will be a wonderful addition to a resume.
Contact Info & Next Step: For more information, please go to the CAFI website at www.cafi-ga.org and consider filling out an application.
About COMMUNITY ACTION FOR IMPROVEMENT INC
1380 LAFAYETTE PKWY, LAGRANGE, GA 30241, US
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families by providing services and resources that will facilitate the building of self-esteem and self-sufficiency through the active involvement of the total community
Community Action for Improvement is a Community Action Agency founded in 1966 that provides supportive services to low income families residing in Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether and Troup Counties. Through personalized case management, energy conservation education, employment readiness programs and youth empowerment services- CAFI provides services at over 5 service center locations throughout the state of Georgia.