Financial Empowerment Facilitator and Coach
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Various locations, hybrid (remote and in-person)
closes in 99 days (Fri, 31 May) on-call / relief / casual
• $27.96/ hour plus 4% vacation
JOB OPPORTUNITY: Financial Empowerment Facilitator and Coach
Financial Empowerment Facilitator and Coach Competition #12-24
DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!
About the Role
At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centered care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.
Working within the mission, vision, values, and person-centred philosophy of the Agency, the Financial Empowerment Facilitator and Coach facilitates money skills training for adults, youth, and families across the Lower Mainland, and provides one-to-one coaching. Implements the Money Skills curriculum to enable participants to effectively manage their everyday finances as well as plan for the future. Builds relationships with community partners to foster and facilitate access to training. It actively supports the Agency’s awareness and goals around diversity and inclusion.
About Our Opportunity:
Our Valued Benefits:
A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity
Work Hours: Variable hours with a minimum 2 to 12.5 hours/ week
Salary: GS9, Step 1 $27.96/ hour plus 4% vacation
Location: Various locations, hybrid (remote and in-person)
Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled
What you bring:
Education, Training, Experience
Undergraduate degree in social sciences, with four years of experience in personal finances, adult education, and group facilitation
Previous experience working with community development projects Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Fluent in Spanish
Knowledge of the systemic issues that affect low-income and marginalized people, and newcomers' challenges and barriers they face
Solid knowledge and understanding of Spanish-speaking communities
Thorough knowledge of community resources and related government and non-government programs
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
Ability to use initiative and function independently
Computer competency with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, MS Teams and Outlook)
Comfortable speaking in front of a large group or online including facilitating discussion
Strong research and analytic skills
Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check
Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion, and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove biases and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles within the Agency.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #12-24 in the email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to for follow-up. **If you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**
Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw(Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt, Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem, Semiahmoo, Matsqui, and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.
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