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Volunteer Financial Literacy Teacher

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ORGANIZATION: Cents Ability, Inc.


We are Cents Ability and we teach teens personal finance. To participate in teaching the teens in NYC all must attend the training session. It is an informative and interactive one-hour-plus session.

*Note all in-person volunteers must be fully vaccinated according to NYC DOE requirements and have proof*

Please sign up for this session:

If there are any questions or concerns regarding the session contact or call 917.776.4233.

We are excited to see you at this event and look forward to having you volunteer with us very soon!

The Cents Ability Team

1 Shift

  • Wed Sep 28, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM - Spots available: 10+

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About Cents Ability, Inc.


245 Park Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10167, US

Mission Statement

Cents Ability is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to educating and empowering high school students to achieve their goals through the prudent and informed management of their financial resources.


Cents Ability, Inc. was founded in 2004 by two Harvard University graduates who saw a need in the country for education in personal finance. The organization was established to provide young adults in New York City public high schools and low-income communities with the financial tools and knowledge necessary to achieve their goals. A team of volunteers developed our curriculum alongside the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and the standards set forth by the Jump$tart Coalition. Cents Ability partners with schools and community centers to conduct financial literacy workshops primarily for high school students. Our curriculum is taught in up to eight modules. Classes are generally taught on the same day over consecutive weeks. The first 4 sessions focus on the financial planning process and place a strong emphasis on goal setting, the value of budgeting and risks and benefits of credit. In the 5th and 6th sessions, the material encourages students to think about investing saved money over the short term and long term so that they can achieve their financial goals. The last 2 sessions cover lessons important to College financing and long term financial management. Our instructors are professionals in fields such as finance, media, education and law or college students pursuing business majors. They bring real world experience to the classroom while serving as role models to their students. Cents Ability teaches and administers all student materials FREE OF CHARGE.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy


Wed Sep 28, 2022
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
This opportunity has 1 shift


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Youth Services
  • Financial Service Assistance


  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of 1.5 hours for training. Each class you teach you'll be able to make a choice as it's up to what works for your schedule.

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