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The Financial Opportunity Center Coached provide long-term service and support related to finances and employment to consumers. Job duties include: 

  • Provide 1:1 counseling/coaching to consumers related to finances, employment and enrollment in other FOC services.
  • Conduct workshops regarding topics related to the FOC as a means of outreach and education.
  • Develop plans of action and provide tools and resources to the client to help them meet their financial goals (budgeting, savings, credit, etc).
  • Conduct a skills and training needs assessment for clients in need of a clearer career path or employment.
  • Prepare clients for the job search process. Monitor job retention and employment status by maintaining contact with the client.
  • Complete a Combined Financial Assessment (CFA) for financial counseled clients.
  • Develop working relationships with local financial institutions, local training/education providers and community organizations to assist consumers in meeting their goals.
  • Conduct ongoing recruitment of potential FOC participants.


  • Must have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field.
  • Must have demonstrated work experience with providing services to low-income consumers (including assessment, education, advocacy, and support).
  • Experience working with community partners, preferred.