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Overview:  The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 11,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood.

The Financial Literacy Coordinator seeks to empower Youth and Young Adults (YYA) to establish personal financial goals through education, advocacy, and coaching as they move towards independent living.

The coordinator is trained and experienced in increasing financial literacy, developing budgeting and money management skills, to improve credit, reduce debt, build savings, and grow assets to achieve their financial goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with Case Managers, Housing and Peer Navigators, and other internal partners to establish and achieve financial goals with YYA.
  • Facilitate 2 Financial Coaching workshops monthly for up to 10 YYA.
  • Conduct 1:1 financial coaching session with YYA weekly helping them increase financial security and meet their financial goals, i.e., establishing/improving credit, reducing debt, increase savings, etc.
  • Assess YYA needs and develop individual financial service plans with 400 YYA annually.
  • Attend financial literacy trainings as scheduled.
  • Remain up to date on related, supportive resources to refer YYA for additional assistance.
  • Document YYA progress/challenges/interventions in accordance with internal practices.
  • Other related duties as assigned. 

Preferred skills:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, navigating in multiple systems and web-based applications.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, handle multiple projects simultaneously and delegate responsibilities when appropriate.
  • Ability to work independently, collaborate with a team, and lead independent projects.
  • Have strong attention to detail.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.
  • Two years of full-time satisfactory professional experience in housing, homelessness, case management, or a related field
  • Experience working with youth and young adults experiencing homelessness.

Work Schedule: Full time, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm or 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, some Saturdays required from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, 35 hours per week.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience, plus a generous benefits package

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to: APPLY

COVID -19 POLICY

The Door and Broome Street Academy follow the CDC and NYS recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Door and Broome Street Academy are now requiring all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a qualified exemption.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.