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Career Coach - Financial Education Center

Department: Financial Education Center
Location: Lowell, MA

Career Coach - Financial Education Center

Are you interested in a position that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others? Community Teamwork is a private non-profit organization with over 500 employees dedicated to reducing barriers and creating opportunities for low income individuals and families.

At Community Teamwork our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial and emotional wellness.

We offer:

  • Casual work environment
  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career advancement and professional development
  • 5% contribution to your 401K whether you participate on your own or not.
  • Great co-workers and a great mission with an outstanding Community Action Agency


We are seeking a Career Coach (Financial Career Coach) who will work on a team and assist in the development and implementation of all programs of the Financial Education Center (FEC). The Career Coach will work with clients on attaining employment while coaching them on personal finance, and will assist them in qualifying for our Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) program.


Do you have any experience with Labor Market Research or job searching or do you have an understanding of personal finance? If you would like to make a difference by assisting individuals in crisis by helping them find a job that matches their skills or finding the right training program that would yield them a living wage, then this job is for you. As a Career Coach, you would play a key role teaching individuals how to manage their finances when they become employed.


Training will be provided to the driven candidate that has the willingness to learn and make a difference in peopleís lives.


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide financial education and employment services programming.
  • Provide case management to clients on a regular basis.
  • Assist clients with applying for CTIís RAFT program.
  • Assist clients as needed in addressing specific issues regarding financial/credit management.
  • Identify services needed for membersí personal, educational/or skill development to enhance employability.
  • Create individual employment goals.
  • Create personal finance management goals.
  • Perform intake and data collection as per all funding source requirements
  • Integrate a DE&I lens in all activities, encourage colleagues to engage in DE&I work, and contribute to our mission of building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization for our employees, clients, and partners; requires ongoing investment in a personal and professional journey to understand identity and address unconscious bias, power, and privilege.


Qualifications include:

  • Experience with helping individuals who are at risk.
  • Experience with helping individuals find a job.
  • Comfortable with personal finance or comfortable going through training to learn how to teach personal finance.
  • Ability to work effectively with and meet the needs of people from a diverse range of backgrounds, cultures, and identities, including underserved communities and people from the different racial groups, socioeconomic statuses, nationalities, and languages that make up CTIís clientele.
  • Case management services to low-income families.
  • Employment counseling and placement services experience.
  • Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Understanding of basic personal finance management
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and maintain confidentiality of information
  • Knowledge and experience working with low income, culturally diverse, and at-risk individuals
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish, English/Khmer, English/Portuguese) preferred.
  • Ability to take part in certification programs that include Financial Social Work and Credit Repair.

Commitment to Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Community Teamwork is committed to an equitable, non-discriminatory, and anti-racist approach in all components of our organizational structure and operations, including the job application process. We recognize that people of underprivileged backgrounds and underrepresented identities often are not afforded equitable access to resources, opportunities, and professional development. We offer professional development, training, and tuition reimbursement opportunities to ensure that you and CTI are set up for success. We encourage you to apply if you see an opening that is exciting to you and include examples of your work that you feel demonstrate your qualifications. Please feel free to speak to all experiences, skills, and educational certifications that you feel are relevant. We look forward to reviewing your application.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Community Teamwork is a drug free work environment.


This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of an innovative team in an organization committed to excellence.



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