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Internship

• Starts May 14

Financial Capabilities Intern (Unpaid)

🚀 Summer Internship

Elizabeth

AI generated summary

  • You must be available for 15 hours per week, have experience in financial management, basic digital skills, a high school degree, and ideally speak Spanish or other specified languages.
  • You will provide financial coaching, conduct surveys, track progress, communicate with clients, facilitate workshops, and adhere to IRC policies.

Summer Internship

Banking & FinanceElizabeth

Description

  • The Financial Capabilities intern will support the IRC in NJ’s Financial Capabilities program. This program aims to increase the financial literacy of participants, provide them with financial coaching and access to low-interest loans. This program aims to empower participants in becoming self-sufficient through classes that better help them maintain their own finances. The Financial Coaching intern will support the program by providing financial coaching and counseling services to program participants, while also coordinating monthly financial education workshops for all IRC clients. The intern will assist clients with learning about U.S. financial institutions and systems, banking, credit, budgeting, taxes, and other financial literacy topics. This is an unpaid position that is open to current college students, graduate students, and post graduate students with course credit available

Learning Objectives:

  • Intern will learn how to effectively manage financial educational and coaching programs.
  • Intern will learn how to provide direct services to immigrant populations across various backgrounds.
  • Intern will learn how to effectively case note client meetings and progress using ETO software.

Requirements

  • Available for a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • The ideal candidates will have prior experience in the field of personal financial management, preferably in a counseling or coaching role.
  • Basic proficiency in digital literacy
  • High school degree required
  • Ability to speak Spanish highly preferred, ability to speak Arabic, Dari/Pashto, Swahili, or Haitian Creole/French also preferred

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Provide one-on-one financial coaching for clients'
  • Conduct budgets and financial surveys with clients
  • Track client meetings and progress in a spreadsheet and through case noting on ETO software
  • Communicate effectively in person and by phone
  • Accompany clients to bank appointments
  • Facilitate monthly literacy workshops for clients
  • Adhere to IRC policies, particularly those related to confidentiality and client privacy
  • Other related duties as assigned

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

hybrid

Start date

May 14, 2024

Location

Elizabeth