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10 Jun 2020

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We are searching for the next person to assist with our agency’s financial literacy programs! This is a full-time position. Salary range is in-line with the non-profit sector. 

In your cover letter please outline:

  • community experience,
  • qualifications and experience facilitating community programs,
  • possible start date,
  • and salary expectations.

Posting closes Friday, June 26, 2020

Submit resume to:
Sheri Porrelli, Program Manager, READ Saskatoon
#2-706 Duchess Street
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0R3
Sheri@READsaskatoon.com

 

Financial Literacy Facilitator


Job Purpose

The Financial Literacy Facilitator delivers workshops related to READ Saskatoon financial literacy initiatives. They facilitate and administer financial literacy events/programs, manage volunteers, and build community partnerships. In addition, they provide guidance, support, resources, and tools to other organizations in the province.  

 
 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

1. Deliver financial literacy workshops, programs, and events 

  • Collaborate with community partners to plan events and programs throughout the community that meet our target demographics;
  • Prepare workshop/program materials;
  • Facilitate READ Saskatoon financial literacy programs, events, and trainings;
  • Collect evaluation data and ensure it is entered into databases in a timely manner;
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis.

     

2. Coordinate and administrate financial literacy initiatives

  • Arrange financial literacy events, programs, and/or additional learning opportunities;
  • Develop and implement effective strategies to recruit literacy participants;
  • Coordinate, train, and supervise volunteers;
  • Monitor the project activities on a regular basis;
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time and at a high level of quality;
  • Write monthly, interim and final reports on projects for management and funders; report evaluation findings to the Program Manager and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate;
  • Maintain forms and records to document program and volunteer activities, adhering to confidentiality and privacy policies of READ Saskatoon;
  • Track and maintain professional relationships and initiate new partnerships/contacts locally and provincially, through meetings, presentations, and networking opportunities;
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks;
  • In collaboration with the project team, create, review, and revise a detailed work plan to successfully meet all outcomes and outputs determined by the agency;
  • Research current literacy trends, resources and information related to needs of READ Saskatoon learners.

 

Qualifications 

Education
  • University degree, education or related experience
  • Certificate in Momentum’s Money Management Workshops is an asset
  • Current Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Search

     
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Background and knowledge on the principles of Financial Literacy (asset-building, credit, budgeting, RESPs, and banking);
  • Understanding and appreciation of cultural adaptation;
  • Able to develop positive and collaborative working relationships with a variety of stakeholders (adult participants, community-based organizations, partners);
  • Able to establish and maintain relationships with program participants while setting appropriate boundaries;
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Able to monitor and assess learning progress and provide feedback on achievements.

 

Experience 

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a related field;
  • Facilitation experience with adults;
  • Experience in program management, coordination, and event planning;
  • Experience working with vulnerable adults.

 

Working Conditions

  • The Financial Literacy Facilitator works a standard work week but will be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet project milestones.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle mandatory.

 

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