Financial resilience coach

ID: 110686
  • Community Services
  • Ongoing commitment
  • Deception Bay, QLD

About this opportunity

Position Summary
The DollarSmart Volunteer Champion 1:1 will work one-on-one with clients to support and encourage them as they build their financial resilience. The main aims of the role will be to:
• Sensitively but purposefully encourage clients to work towards financial resilience
• Increase clients’ ability and confidence to become financially resilient
• Assist in developing clients’ skills around understanding and managing budgets
• Provide information on accessing financial assistance.

Key Responsibilities
• Work with clients one-to-one at the Centre or offsite to support clients in their efforts to become financially resilient
• Support clients one-to-one during workshops – to complete tasks, review their lifestyles and finances, fill in worksheets, make calculations for budgeting
• Assist clients to interpret and understand financial terminology
• Be available on a regular basis to ensure consistency and continuity of support for individual clients
• Attend professional development opportunities

Skills Required
• Good knowledge of the community sector

Benefits of Role
• Working in a friendly and supportive environment
• Increased local community awareness
• Opportunity to enhance skills
• Access to training and development

• Ability to work with a diverse range of people within the community
• Ability to negotiate with creditors on behalf of clients
• Strong interpersonal skills, including active listening and conflict management
• High level of verbal and written communication skills
• Intermediate Microsoft programs and Google Calendar skills
• Good time management, organisation and administration skills
• Ability to adhere to program guidelines and to use own initiative, following training and guidance

Personal Attributes
• Empathetic approach when listening and questioning
• Commitment to the principles of privacy and confidentiality
• Commitment to equal opportunities and respectful of other cultures
• Reliable and trustworthy

Good for

  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers

Additional requirements

  • Driver's Licence (C)
  • National Police Certificate*
  • Working with Children Check*
Special Conditions
• Current Blue Card – Volunteer or Paid
• Queensland Driver’s Licence
• All volunteers are required to:
- sign a Confidentiality Agreement
- sign a Code of Conduct
- adhere to Deception Bay Neighbourhood Centre’s Policies and Procedures

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

Mutually agreed appointment time with Deception Bay Neighbourhood Centre client.

Interested in
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Education & Training
Deception Bay, QLD