With the Literacy Council, the member will:
-Respond to inquiries regarding classes, provide independent learning tools to assess and register new students, post-test students, collect feedback from students, practice strategies to keep students engaged, and teach a class for three hours per week.
-Assist with delivering volunteer tutor training, recruit volunteers, support volunteers, and spread awareness of the program in the community.
With the Asset Building program, the member will:
-Develop financial literacy materials and a curriculum to be shared with members of Chelan and Douglas counties.
-Register participants and help them identify goals in relation to finances, help individuals overcome barriers to financial security such as opening a bank account, work with community members one on one, provide independent learning tools, and teach in a classroom setting.
-Promote the program in the community
-Collect data to measure financial literacy
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
At the Literacy Council, the member will receive a hands-on orientation to all aspects of the program by the program director. We will work our way through a structured checklist of orientation items already used on previous members, and aim to finish them within the first two weeks of service. The member will have ready access to support once they begin completing tasks independently.
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
-Strong oral and written skills in English, including a high level of
professionalism in email and phone communication
-Sufficient knowledge of Spanish to handle routine inquiries, make phone
calls, set clear expectations, and form encouraging relationships
-Welcoming to adults with limited English and limited financial literacy
-Strong relationship-building skills
-Able to adapt to change quickly, innovate, and multi-task
-Accurate in recording data and familiar with Excel
-Able to work in a busy environment and regain focus after interruptions
Subject to criminal background check
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