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Budget Buddies - Girl's LIFE

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What? Budget Buddies is recruiting for upcoming Girl's LIFE (Learning Independence through Financial Literacy) programs. Girl's LIFE is designed to apply our financial literacy and empowerment curriculum to a teen audience. We strongly believe that teaching young women core financial principles when they are on the cusp of independent financial lives is essential to the full economic empowerment for women in adulthood. We partner workshop material with one-on-one mentor relationships for each girl in our program.

Who? We are looking for YOU to be a coach for one of our young women! Coaches will be expected to dedicate 2-3 hours a week to our program. **Must be a female-identifying 20-30 years old to be a coach.**

When? many opportunities planned for late summer, early fall 2021 starts

Fill out an application today!

Questions? Contact Berny Lugo at blugo@budgetbuddies.org or call 978-703-0820.

Coaches will be expected to dedicate 2-3 hours a week to our program.

**You will also be required to attend a Coach Orientation, time and date TBD.**

The layout of each of the sessions is the following:
Part 1: Coach Discussion with Program Leader
Part II: Workshop with entire group
Part III: One-on-One time with your buddy


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: No

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 2-3 months

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One

Youth Population Served: Academically At-Risk, Homeless/Runaway, Low Income, Pregnant/Parenting, Recent Immigrant/Refugee

Ages of Youth Served: 15-24

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About Budget Buddies - Girl's LIFE

Location:

6 Liberty Square, Boston, MA 02109, US

Mission Statement

Empowering women to improve their financial health, creating a more secure future for their families and communities. Budget Buddies seeks to improve the financial literacy and confidence of low-income women and girls in Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, and beyond (virtually!). For information on how you can help, please reach out to our Volunteer Manager, Berny Lugo blugo@budgetbuddies.org. Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/BudgetBuddies

Description

Budget Buddies builds the financial literacy, confidence, and security of low income women and girls through a unique program that combines instructional workshops with personal, one-to-one coaching. We work with clients referred by local social service agencies and customize each program to their specific needs. Volunteers from local financial institutions and other community organizations lead the classes. Volunteers coaches serve as the personal mentors.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Financial Literacy
  • Budgeting
  • Bilingual
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hour orientation, approx 2-3 hours per week for 8-12 weeks

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