Financial Coaching Intern Fall 2019

internship - part time, unpaid

International Rescue Committee in Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
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Posted 44 Days ago
International Rescue Committee in Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 44 Days ago

Description

BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities to restore safety, dignity and hope, the IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC in Atlanta office was established in 1979 and has resettled over 27,000 refugees from 50 countries into the Greater Atlanta area. As the largest refugee resettlement agency in Georgia, the IRC in Atlanta resettles an average of 1,000 refugees into Georgia annually and provides additional services and assistance to another 2,500 refugees and asylees. 

SCOPE OF WORK:  

The Financial Coaching intern reports directly to the IRC’s Financial Coach and supports efforts under IRC’s Financial Capabilities program. Financial Capabilities, a program within the Economic Empowerment Department, provides clients with the knowledge and tools needed to gain an economic foothold in the U.S. through financial literacy workshops, one-on-one financial counseling and goal setting, budget planning, tax preparation and connecting clients with community financial resources. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work with clients to create a personal budget and provide strategies for budget improvements  
  • Work with clients to complete a detailed financial assessment of their household 
  • Assist the Financial Coach in resolving clients’ financial challenges 
  • Assist the Financial Coach in helping clients apply for IRC credit-building loans, education loans, and auto loans 
  • Make appropriate referrals to external personal finance professionals, as appropriate 
  • Support the IRC’s in-house tax preparation services by scheduling appointments of clients and interpreters, scheduling volunteer tax preparers, and other logistical support as needed 
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support, including data entry and filing 

Skills

economic research, microsoft word, sales, sql, loans, data entry, logistics, tax preparation, scheduling, personal finance, financial coaching, budget planning, reporting, economics, financial analysis

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