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Financial Career Coach

Company: Community Teamwork
Location: Lowell
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Financial Career Coach Are you interested in a position that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others? Community Teamwork is a private non-profit organization with over 500 employees dedicated to reducing barriers and creating opportunities for low income individuals and families. At Community Teamwork our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial and emotional wellness. We offer:

  • Starting at $23.00 per hour
  • Casual work environment
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career advancement and professional development
  • 5% contribution to your 401K whether you participate on your own or not.
  • Great co-workers and a great mission with an outstanding Community Action Agency
  • 37.5 hour work week
    We are seeking a Financial Career Coach to be responsible for providing job search, job readiness skills and referrals for job training with a goal to help individuals attain a living wage. The Financial Career Coach will coach clients on ways to reduce barriers to maintaining employment including working closely with the Senior Financial Education Staff. Duties and Essential Functions: Work on the Financial Education Center (FEC) team to provide all financial education and employment services programming including researching, developing and implementing FEC programming on an ongoing basis. Provide case management to clients on a regular basis;
  • Assist clients as needed in addressing specific issues regarding financial/credit management
  • Identify services needed for members' personal, educational/or skill development to enhance employability
  • Create individual employment goals
  • Create personal finance management goals
  • Work to reduce employment barriers by providing resources, supports and referrals
  • Provide internal and external wrap around services to clients throughout job placement
    Perform intake and data collection as per all funding source requirements Maintain accurate participant records and prepare reports as required Assist in the development of partnerships with local agencies and other community resources Work with team members on planning and implementation of financial education programs and events throughout the year Perform other related duties as assigned Qualifications HS Diploma or equivalent Ability to take part in certification programs that include Financial Social Work, Credit Repair and Financial Career Coaching Minimum of 3 years case management services to low-income families required. Minimum of 1 year experience providing employment counseling and placement services required. Attention to detail Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook) Familiarity with strengths' based approach to case management Understanding of basic personal finance management Excellent customer service, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Ability to maintain accurate records and maintain confidentiality of information Knowledge and experience working with low income, culturally diverse, and at-risk individuals Strong ability to problem-solve Demonstrated knowledge of community resources available to low income households Public speaking and outreach Crisis management skills Ability to travel to work sites Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment Bilingual (English/Spanish, English/Khmer, English/Portuguese, English/Haitian Creole) preferred. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Community Teamwork is a drug free work environment. Commitment to Diversity Equity and Inclusion Community Teamwork is committed to an equitable, non-discriminatory, and anti-racist approach in all components of our organizational structure and operations, including the job application process. We recognize that people of underprivileged backgrounds and underrepresented identities often are not afforded equitable access to resources, opportunities, and professional development. We offer professional development, training, and tuition reimbursement opportunities to ensure that you and CTI are set up for success. We encourage you to apply if you see an opening that is exciting to you and include examples of your work that you feel demonstrate your qualifications. Please feel free to speak to all experiences, skills, and educational certifications that you feel are relevant. We look forward to reviewing your application. This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of an innovative team in an organization committed to excellence.

Keywords: Community Teamwork, Lowell , Financial Career Coach, Accounting, Auditing , Lowell, Massachusetts

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