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Job Number:  57464
Financial Empowerment Facilitator and Coach 91-19
Job Posted: Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019
(19 days ago)
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Casual
Location: Vancouver Salary: $25.32 per hour

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Financial Empowerment Facilitator and Coach


Financial Empowerment Facilitator and Coach Competition #91-19






Founded in 1928 and celebrating over 90 years, FSGV is a charitable organization with nearly 100 social services programs and 500 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.


Our values:

  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Optimism
  • Excellence


FSGV commands respect in the community while envisioning and impacting brighter futures for the people we serve. We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education, employment support and community services.



Education, Training, Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in social sciences, with four years of experience in personal finances, adult education, and group facilitation; or an equivalent combination of education training and experience
  • Previous experience working with community development projects


Core Competencies

  • Collaborative Communication, including teamwork & cooperation, interpersonal communication, diversity and cultural agility
  • Personal Effectiveness, including integrity and ethical behavior, personal resilience, adaptability/flexibility, commitment to learning
  • Personal Leadership, including influence, initiative, judgment and decision making, creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Excellence, including results focus, client-centered service, planning and organizing, professional expertise and technological proficiency


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Advanced knowledge of matters related to personal finances
  • Excellent knowledge of dynamics related to poverty and low-income
  • Thorough knowledge of community resources and related programs
  • Ability to use initiative and function independently
  • Computer competency with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)


Additional Assets:

  • Experience working with youth and vulnerable populations
  • Additional languages such as Mandarin, Cantonese or Arabic


Professional Certification, License or Registration Requirements:

  • Certified Financial Advisor is an asset


Additional Requirements:             

  • Successful completion of criminal record check
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when required
  • Ability to work on an on-call basis



Facilitate money skills training for adults across the Lower Mainland, and provide one-to-one coaching. Implement the Money Skills curriculum to enable participants to effectively manage their everyday finances as well as plan for the future. Build relationships with community partners in order to foster and facilitate access to training.




  1. Program Delivery
  • Facilitate Money Skills workshops for adults in order to assist them to identify and practice effective money management skills
  • Collaborate with program manager, co-facilitators and partner agency staff to ensure the effective delivery of program services
  • Participate actively in program evaluation and contribute to the development of program as needed
  • Provide coaching sessions to clients pertaining to personal finance
  • Seek appropriate consultation and supervision when necessary


  1. Community Liaison
  • Develop collaborative relationships with community partners and coordinate service delivery for current and prospective partners in consultation with the program manager
  • Maintain and develop program visibility in consultation with program manager
  • Make appropriate referrals to other programs, services and resources




FSGV provides a comprehensive compensation package, with pension and generous extended health benefits for our regular staff.


FSGV supports career development and training for staff to reach their potential, offering mentorship and professional advancement in a supportive environment. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values diversity and respect for all.


Work Hours: Estimated 7 to 14 hours weekly, some weekends and evenings

Salary: $25.32 per hour

Location: Base office is at East Broadway but will be travelling to various locations throughout Lower Mainland



If this describes you, please send us your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #91-19 in email subject line). In your cover letter, please outline your interest and relevant experience for this role, and tell us where you heard about this opportunity.

**if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “INTERNAL” in the subject line of the email**


FSGV is an equal opportunity employer. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your contact information to for follow-up.


Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.


FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.


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Contact Details
Serena Chen
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
201-1638 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC, V5N 1W1

Tel: 604-731-4951
Fax: 604-733-7009
www:   fsgv.ca/

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