Are you a passionate change agent who understands what it means to empower individuals? Would you enjoy working as part of a team in the Edmonton Inner City that supports people in achieving their own financial goals? Do you identify as being collaborative, a solution focused problem-solver, and having strong attention to detail? e4c is looking for a Financial Administrator that engages with persons served on how to plan their spending and how to work their own individual budget plan!
The Financial Administrator is an essential part of the Financial Management Hub (Hub) team that enhances the capacity of individuals and families who may be experiencing complex issues related to housing and financial issues. Through referrals by the Housing First programs and Alberta Health Services, the Financial Administrator will utilize person-centered approaches and facilitate positive relationship-building to empower individuals in achieving their own financial goals!
What you bring to the team
You possess a diploma in human services or related discipline. Direct experience working in the social services nonprofit sector is an asset.
· You understand the barriers to financial stability that vulnerable individuals & families face.
· You understand the impact of intergenerational trauma.
· Your personal beliefs are in line with a view of the world is with a lens of equity social justice.
· You understand that people are in control of the choices they make, and your non-judgmental support is a catalyst for change
· You do not need to be a financial wizard, but you do need to understand the importance of financial stability and be comfortable helping others navigating different government and community programs.
You can embed in your work the practices of harm reduction, person-centered, trauma-informed, and strength-based approaches.
You can remain confident and calm. This work may involve de-escalating situations with individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol or experiencing a mental health crisis.
You are comfortable working with different Microsoft computer applications. Knowledge and use of Intuit QuickBooks and Efforts to Outcome software is an asset.
You can use your personal vehicle to visit various locations.
Important work you will do at e4c
You will use a person centered, relational practice, trauma sensitive, and harm reduction framework to create a safe and welcoming environment for individuals accessing services at the HUB.
You will negotiate with collection agencies and other creditors to help ensure individuals are not being taken advantage of.
You will inform people of their basic human rights and ensure their rights are respected.
You will ensure the people we serve are receiving the benefits they are entitled to.
You will identify systemic barriers in support of your agencies efforts to advocate for system change/evolution.
You will be a part of crisis intervention and provide consultation regarding spending plans or community resources to maintain stability.
You will use Efforts to Outcome and Intuit QuickBooks to ensure an organized, accurate and efficient service that meets the individuals' needs and goals while capturing inputs and outcomes.
You will be a part of sharing knowledge and tools required to help individuals build their financial literacy and work towards achieving stability in their lives.
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