Money Strong Volunteer Description

Volunteer description for Money Strong Financial Coaches

Coaching is partnering with clients in a thought provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. Financial Coaching is a client-driven process in which individuals and families work to reach personalized goals related to improving their financial well-being.

Coaches do not provide expertise on their clients’ financial issues but offer tools and resources, encouragement, and monitoring throughout the process of self-directed behavior change.

Financial Coach Responsibilities:

  • Minimum of 6 month commitment
  • Attend weekly, one hour meetings with participant
  • Attend two three hour trainings
  • Attend one two hour Budget training with participant
  • Sign confidentiality agreement
  • Monthly communication with the Volunteer Action Center and case worker
  • Have a Criminal Background Check
  • Respect participants decisions and goals
  • Engage in active listening and critical questioning
  • Encourage the clients through each step of the process and provide accountability
  • See the person as creative, resourceful and whole
  • Work to build a rapport with the person
  • Be willing to give hard feedback

Click here to become a Money Strong Coach!

Written by kprather on Monday February 29, 2016
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