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Volunteer Financial Literacy Instructor

Start date: Ongoing
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For IRC clients to become fully self-sufficient, they must be taught financial literacy. Financial Literacy Instructors are responsible for teaching monthly workshops on topics such as credit, banking, and budgeting. These modules are critical to help new Americans understand the basics of the American financial system.

· Start Date: Ongoing

 

· Responsibilities:

o Conduct 2-hour financial literacy classes at least once per month

 

· Required Skills:

o Experience working with adults with limited English proficiency or from low-income and diverse backgrounds preferred

o Financial literacy knowledge

o Proficient computer use such as MS Office and Windows

 

· Rewards:

o Learn how to effectively teach and educate adults from low-income and diverse backgrounds

o Gain knowledge on financial empowerment

o Learn about IRC’s services to refugees from many different backgrounds and how best to assist them in their resettlement in the U.S.

o Help refugees feel welcomed in their new home and prepared for their new life

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