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Bilingual Financial Navigator | NeighborImpact

NeighborImpact is dedicated to empowering individuals and families to succeed and become engaged citizens in the community.

Founded in 1985, NeighborImpact is a private not for profit organization which serves all of Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties. We envision a Central Oregon where residents, regardless of their income status, have hope and optimism, and have access to community resources that see them through times of need.

NeighborImpact provides a diversity of services that not only meet basic human needs for food and shelter, but also enrich people’s lives by providing access to increased education, skills, and hope for the future. Our services assist people to become more independent and self-sufficient, recognizing there is a continuum of support that all people need throughout their life.

Title: Bilingual Financial Navigator*Also posted in other job boards as "Bilingual Financial Guide"Location: Based in Bend, OR for first 90 days. After that, travel to outlying offices in Central Oregon.Salary: $15/hour, full-time/40 hours/week, non-exemptBenefits: 100% premium paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and employee assistance plan; 100% agency-funded 403b retirement plan; 100% agency funded health reimbursement account; paid holidays plus vacation, sick, and personal time

BRIEF DISCRIPTION:

This position is responsible for one-on-one client service delivery with emphasis on moving individuals towards financial stability and wellbeing.  This position helps clients develop basic financial skills, such as savings, budgeting and credit coaching. It assists with accessing various programs, for example, Matched Savings Programs, Mortgage Payment Assistance and Loan Preservation Programs. It will also serves as primary contact for programs in outlying NeighborImpact offices.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School (or equivalent) diploma plus five years of post-school work experience required or AA/AS degree with two years of post-school work experience required
  • Bilingual in Spanish required
  • Ability to pass acceptable credit check post-offer, pre-employment required
  • 2 or more years’ experience working in Human Services or Customer Relations required – previous experience in coaching or counseling preferred
  • Required prior to date of hire and throughout employment: valid driver’s license, proof of current auto insurance, access to reliable transportation and post offer, pre hire a satisfactory criminal background check
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