Job Posting 86823

Financial Educator (Bilingual)
Credit Counselling Society
Work From Home - Toronto Metro area
Toronto Area - occasional in-office work.
closes in 10 days (Fri, 7 Oct)
full time  •  $62,560

What This Role Involves:

As a Financial Educator, your role is to educate consumers on their financial well-being and provide stakeholders with awareness about our services and programs. You will reach out to organizations to seek out partnership and workshop opportunities, helping to grow our organization’s presence in the communities we serve. In addition, you will facilitate learning sessions to provide attendees with the information they need to create a strong financial future for themselves and their families, offering referrals to our other services as needs arise.

As our organization serves Canadians in both official languages, this role requires fluency in both English and French.

What We Have To Offer:

The starting salary for this role is $62,560. In addition, we offer an annual salary review process each January, so the successful candidate can expect to receive regular increases to their salary, subject to meeting established performance objectives.

We are proud to qualify as a Great Place to Work! Our employees love the close-knit team environment and the commitment to work-life balance, which includes a 35 hour work week and half-days off before each long weekend, in addition to generous time off provisions. In addition, we are all rewarded by the meaningful work we do, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our clients each day. Our team has the opportunity to work remotely on a hybrid basis, but even though we aren’t in the same office, we have chat groups and activities supported by our Culture Club, to offer our team the chance to develop relationships and have some fun at work too!

In addition to a great workplace culture, our employee experience and compensation package includes:

  • Flexible health care spending account (valued at $4,300/year - $3,450 for healthcare costs, and $850 for prescription coverage), plus a Health & Fitness Subsidy (up to $300/year).
  • Long term savings program with employer matching (starting at 5%).
  • Educational reimbursements (up to $2,500/year).
  • Three weeks vacation to start, plus 3 CCS days to use at your discretion and 6 Sick/Personal Days.
  • Celebration of personal milestones, including a paid day off when moving or getting married, as well as gifts for important events like having a child or celebrating a milestone service anniversary.
  • Employee and family assistance program, offering counselling support as well as a wide variety of support resources.
  • The opportunity to participate in our two-level employee development program and supplemental mentoring relationships to support those interested in furthering their professional growth.
  • Recognition programs to celebrate the accomplishments of team members working towards CCS’s goals with respect to Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, as well as overall Engagement and Organizational Change.
  • CCS's Birthday Gift - each employee receives an additional $100 each year towards their RRSP on CCS's birthday, in recognition of their contributions to the organization's ongoing success. 

Finally, it’s important to us that every member of our team feels safe, supported, and respected at work. We are an Employer Partner of the Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion (CCDI), offering every one of our employees a chance to learn more about the role we all play in creating that space together.

What We Are Looking For:

The successful applicant for this position will bring the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field (i.e., communications, education, business) an asset.
  • Three to five years of experience in finance, business development, and/or education.
  • Fluency in both English and French (verbal and written) is a requirement of the role.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and well-developed professional relationship building skill set.
  • Dynamic presentation, facilitation and teaching skills, with the ability to engage the audience.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others, address and resolve concerns and objections.
  • Understanding of consumer credit and personal money management concepts.
  • Empathy and a genuine desire to work as part of a team and help people.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and a solution-focused approach, with the ability to adapt to change and work well under pressure.
  • Strong organizational abilities, including the ability to multi-task while ensuring attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Valid driver's license and regular access to a vehicle.

Who We Are:

CCS (click here to visit our website) is an accredited non-profit organization that offers support to clients who are encountering financial challenges. Every year, we change the lives of thousands of Canadians who are looking for help to get their life back.

Our mission, should you choose to accept it: We Help. We Educate. We Give Hope. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on the grounds included in the Human Rights Codes of Canada and the provinces we serve, including: status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person, race, country of origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or social standing.

Applications from all qualified individuals are welcome, and successful candidates must be eligible to work in Canada. 

Work Environment:

This is a full-time position that requires you to have the ability to work remotely. This role will be based in our Toronto office, where the candidate may work from time to time, and successful candidates will require the use of an automobile to attend in-person workshops. Reimbursement will be provided for work-related travel expenses.

Keywords: facilitation, education, financial literacy, business development, community awareness, public speaking, credit, non-profit, not for profit, banking, finance

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