Open Positions at Wealthy Habits
SUMMER 2020 INTERNSHIP DETAILS:
At Wealthy Habits, our intern instructors are just as important to us as the students we teach.
This internship provides undergraduates with a great opportunity to learn skills that can’t be taught in a classroom. Not only will you build the confidence necessary to lead and present material, but you will develop a greater understanding of managing your own personal finances.
You will grow and mature while making a difference in the next generation. The stipend is $350/week of participation (approx 7 weeks from May 18 to July 25).
INTERNS ARE PROVIDED WITH THE FOLLOWING:
- A full week of curriculum training
- Instructional materials
- Personal skills development in a work setting
- 200+ hours of working independently with other interns
- Year-end appreciation luncheon
- Future references as requested
- Assistance with resume building as requested
- Chance to expand your network with finance professionals
- As an added bonus, eligibility for the performance-based reward of up to $500 at the end of the summer
We will select 12 of the top students based on their motivation, history of success, GPA, communication skills and knowledge of personal finance. This assures we have instructors that are great role models and enthusiastic mentors for the Wealthy Habits students.
- Pursuing a degree in Finance, Economics, or other business-related fields
- Have a GPA of at least a 3.2
- Pass a complete background check (with NO infractions)
- Availability from May 18 to July 25
- Ability to travel to various program locations in the Metro-Atlanta area
- Excited to give back to the community while open to self-improvement
Our past instructors have commented that they’ve gained much more than they expected from the internship. In addition to making financial education accessible and available to youth, we also focus on developing our instructors’ personal skills to build a path for future finance leaders.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH & EDUCATION SPECIALIST
The Jonathan D Rosen Family Foundation (JDRFF) is an Atlanta-based non-profit that teaches its financial literacy programs to kids ages 11 to 19 since 2012. The program, Wealthy Habits, is an activity-based, hands-on curriculum that is focused on changing the way students think about money.
We are looking for someone to assist in our community outreach as well as facilitate our programs to students. The role will report directly to the Executive Director.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Identify and foster partnerships with local schools, neighborhood associations, civic groups, nonprofit organizations, and companies to help expand program efforts
- B2B sales with above groups
- Coordinate and facilitate programs
- Build brand awareness to fill other programs and summer camps
- Coordinate and facilitate our scheduled and requested Wealthy Habits programs – Some evenings and weekends as necessary
- Research and incorporate innovative instructional strategies and financial literacy education curriculum that help satisfy 6-12 academic standards
- Additional duties will be assigned as they arise. JDRFF is a small nonprofit, which necessitates employees wearing numerous hats and embracing an all-hands-on-deck approach. Even though this individual will serve as the organization’s financial literacy education specialist and spend the bulk of his/her time on education and outreach efforts, the ideal candidate will have a diversity of responsibilities and embrace new duties as they emerge.
Required Abilities, Characteristics, Knowledge, & Skills
- Extremely passionate about financial literacy education
- Strong understanding of personal finance, curriculum design, and research-based instructional strategies that address the needs of students with different learning styles
- Able to work effectively with youth in a teaching and training capacity
- Strong public speaking skills
- Skilled at community networking and developing successful partnerships
- Highly organized and incredible attention to detail
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
- Able to think critically and problem solve independently when issues arise
- Committed to learning new skills, engaging in professional development, and staying up-to-date on developments in financial literacy education and local issues
- Skilled at working cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment
- Able to prioritize and manage multiple duties and tasks simultaneously
- Skilled at using Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
- Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle
- Must be able to work in an office environment with potential for long hours in front of a computer, while still being able to stand and work at community events
- Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
Education & Experience
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required in one of the following K-12 education, finance, communication, nonprofit management, or other relevant field
- Strong understanding and good practice of personal finance
Additional Preferences (not required, but a definite plus)
- Experience recruiting and managing volunteers
- At least three years working in a professional setting; ideally, this professional experience has involved classroom teaching, community outreach, educational program management, and/or marketing
- Familiarity with the education system, local nonprofit sector and community resources
- Specialized training in specific sustainability-related topics
- Schedule & Compensation
Part-time (20 hours/week) with periodic evening or weekend work required (facilitating programs)
Competitive hourly compensation based on talents, skills, and experience
To apply, please fill out the form below and upload your resume and cover letter.