Opportunity Council, Financial Stability Specialist

Americorps Bellingham, WA
Opportunity Council is a private non-profit community action agency serving Whatcom, Island and San Juan counties. Opportunity Council helps people improve their lives through education, support, and direct assistance while advocating for just and equitable communities.The Financial Stability program brings together employment readiness and financial literacy programming that helps clients gain employment in the community, increase financial literacy, and start on the path to financial stability. This project will be focused on increasing the capacity of the classes that are offered under the program umbrella. This includes facilitating in the job search/vocational computer lab, working one-on-one with clients on job search materials, teaching employment and life skill classes, teaching financial capability classes, and coordinating and developing additional financial stability curricula and delivery mechanisms. Members will also create promotional materials, reach out to new clients, and support community members with tax preparation as an FSA during tax season. Members will also assist in recruiting, training and managing volunteers in the program. This position is contingent on funding.

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours . Service Areas :

Education , Community and Economic Development , Homelessness . Skills :

General Skills , Writing/Editing , Computers/Technology , Team Work , Social Services , Communications , Teaching/Tutoring.