Financial Coach Yale St.
Volunteers of America Texas - Houston, TX

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Volunteers of America Texas is a faith based, non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities reach their full spiritual, emotional and physical potential and wellbeing through a vast array of services that target the elderly, the intellectually disabled, those striving to overcome substance abuse, and those transitioning from correctional centers.

The Financial Coach will provide both financial education and financial coaching to help low and moderate income clients set and achieve financial goals to reach financial stability and self sufficiency. This is a full time position working Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. Salary range between $35,000-$40,000.

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Maintains client files according to VOA and grant guidelines.
2. Conducts financial classes weekly.
3. Works with clients to manage their budget.
4. Works with clients to reduce or eliminate debt.
5. Works with clients to increase client savings.
6. Assists clients in improving their credit scores.
7. Assists clients to obtain and manage assets through appropriate financial products.
8. Attends all LISC meetings and phone conferences.
9. Completes data entry tasks and provide outcome reports.
Financial Management
1. Ensures management of the program's resources within budget.
2. Within the scope of responsibility, adheres to budget guidelines, including expenditures, billing for services, P-Card documentation, etc.

Qualification Requirements:
The position requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University plus three years experience in applicable social and/or financial services. Masters degree is highly preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must successfully complete any required training and acquire any required certifications within prescribed timeframes. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Good knowledge of basic computer functions.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Demonstrates high degree of integrity and ethical standards.
  • Upholds organizational values.
Volunteers of America Texas offers a comprehensive Benefits plan: Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program and Paid Time Off (PTO).
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