Company Name:
Connections Counselling and Consulting Foundation
Approximate Salary:
26.00 Per Hour
Location:
CALGARY, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Part Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Not specified
ID
8479
376
Phone:
4032091100

Financial Coach Associate

Connections’ 30 years’ history of providing parenting skills education and family support to parents with cognitive challenges is augmented with a unique Financial Coach program. Due to increased demand, our Financial Coach is adding an associate. The position offers an opportunity for a highly motivated, caring individual to be part of a client-centred program that is helping to strengthen families and ensure children are raised in a safe and nurturing home.

The Financial Coach Associate will work along side and in a collaborative way with the Financial Coach providing direct support to families/individuals, and by providing resources to Connections’ In-Home team members, to improve families’ stability. 

Responsibilities: Provide one-on-one financial coaching that is strengths-based and responsive to the client’s learning style and prevailing life circumstances. Liaison with Canada Revenue Agency and other government offices. Support financial education workshops for parents and teens. Liaise with Connections’ In-Home team and provide financial resources and information for families. Support the Financial Coach in community of practice participation and with financial and tax policy advocacy. Adhere to Connections’ policies and practice standards, including a current police and child welfare check, and support all reporting requirements for the Financial Coaching Program.

Qualifications: Post-secondary degree in disability, social work, counselling or adult education fields, or equivalent experience. Financial literacy basics are required and a background in financial coaching or advising is ideal. Experience working with people with disabilities and/or in social services or social justice areas is also important.

Salary and Benefits: $26 per hour with flexibility for 24 to 30 hours per week and the option of working some hours from home. Connections has a flexible health benefits program, covers travel costs, and offers a cell phone cost allowance.

Connections’ website at www.connectionscounselling.ab.ca provides additional information about the agency, our families and our work.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email only to [email protected] indicating FINANCIAL COACH in the email subject. The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.