Financial Education Program Associate - Arlington County
Job no: 517594
Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department: Northern District Coop. Extension
Location: Other - Virginia
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance, Agriculture / Life Science
The Arlington Unit of Virginia Cooperative Extension seeks an individual to assist with the management and implementation of their financial education program. Will coordinate, one on one, the financial counseling program by screening clients and pairing clients with volunteer mentors. Recruit and train new Master Financial Education Volunteers, coordinate financial classes and other related duties. The person in this position will abide by all nondiscrimination and civil rights policies of Virginia Cooperative Extension when serving the Arlington community. This is a part-time and temporary position. It will average 29 hours/week. This is a restricted position with and end date of June 30, 2022; extension of this appointment is contingent on future funding.
Ability to speak and write Spanish. Experience working or volunteering with financial education programs: teaching personal finance and money management classes and/or conducting one-on-one financial counseling. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of programs, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Experience and skills in using social media in a professional context.
Experience managing volunteers. Familiarity with service providers within the county of Arlington. Ability to speak Arabic and or Amharic.
Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.
Must have a driver's license check
Must have an acceptable and safe driving record
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