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Financial Education Program Associate - Arlington County

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Work type: Hourly Wage/Part-Time
Senior management: Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department: Northwest District Coop. Extension
Location: Northern Area
Categories: Agriculture / Life Science

Job Description

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.

Required Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience managing volunteers. Familiarity with service providers within the county of Arlington. Ability to and write Spanish is preferred.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

November 29, 2021

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

Must have a driver's license check

Must have an acceptable and safe driving record

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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