2021-22 MFS AmeriCorps - Economic Empowerment

  • Job Reference: 269658614-2
  • Date Posted: 24 April 2021
  • Recruiter: AMERICORPS
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

2021-22 MFS AmeriCorps - Economic Empowerment

Through their service at sites in the Greater Portland area, MFS AmeriCorps Members support the agency's three critical community initiatives: 1. Strengthening early childhood development and building youth success through collaboration and innovation, so that every child gets a good start in life and has the opportunity to grow into healthy, educated, productive, and engaged members of our community. 2. Developing and promoting effective approaches to community-based health and wellness throughout the lifespan, so that people are equipped to play an active role in their well-being and societal costs for healthcare can be reduced. 3. Advancing individual and family economic well-being, so that people in our community can live with dignity, security and purpose. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : This position will serve the MFS Economic Empowerment program area. The member will: Receive training on key curriculum and facilitation practices; Support the MFS Economic Empowerment team in the delivery of creative financial education focused curriculum for various communities in school sites and culturally specific partner agencies; Co-facilitate financial education focused programs to elementary through high school aged students and youth interns, and adult financial education workshops and coaching for clients and volunteers; Support resource and referral efforts for MFS families and clients; Work with other MFS AmeriCorps members and staff to create financial education opportunities across programs; Recruit and coordinate community volunteers. The position is located in Portland, Oregon.

Program Benefits : Training , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Student loan & financial coaching , Health Coverage , Education award upon successful completion of service .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :

Education , Community and Economic Development , Health , Children/Youth , Community Outreach .

Skills :

Social Justice , Youth Development , Education , Community Organization , Teaching/Tutoring , Public Speaking , Public Health , Team Work , Leadership , Social Services .