Financial Wellness Advocate-Eau Claire

Catholic Charities is looking to fill the full-time position of Financial Wellness Advocate in Eau Claire. Under the St. Lawrence Community Services Coordinator’s supervision, the Financial Wellness Advocate uses a specialized body of knowledge, skills, and experience in providing short and long-term case management services to clients and families impacted by poverty and financial distress. The Financial Wellness Advocate provides screening, assessment, action plan, education, financial assistance, referral, and follow-up to help the client resolve their immediate crisis and develop long-term solutions to enhance their financial situation. The Financial Wellness Advocate works collaboratively with the community at large to prevent homelessness and provide financial stability.

Skills/Qualifications:
A. Education-Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Business Management, or related field desired. A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Business/Management or Social Work or equivalent experience will be considered.
B. Experience-Minimum of three years’ experience in dealing with people in difficult financial situations and/or long term case management
C. Certification – Financial Counseling Certification will be required within nine months of employment.
D. Strong communication skills required, including public speaking and writing.

For more information, please reach feel free to email and reach out. To apply, please submit an application online by October 30th, 2020.

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