Financial Counselor

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

About the organization

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation seeks a full-time Financial Counselor for its Center
for Personal Financial Health, a program implemented through our headquarters at Restoration
Plaza and several partner locations throughout Brooklyn. We seek to help New Yorkers take
control of their personal finances by increasing financial literacy, developing budgeting and
money management skills, to improve credit, reduce debt, build savings and grow their assets to
achieve their financial goals. Restoration is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.

Duties

RESPONSIBILITIES:
▪ Work to fulfill the organization’s mission of bridging the racial wealth divide.
▪ Provide individualized one-on-one financial counseling with a goal moving clients to
financial stability and asset building.
▪ Assess client needs and develop individual financial action plans with each client
▪ Responsible for making appropriate referrals and integrating other wraparound supports
(i.e. benefits and tax preparation) into counseling to achieve greater results.
▪ Lead workshops, webinars and cultivate partnerships designed to grow our client base.
▪ Implement and assist with the design of client retention and capability strategies
▪ Use data creatively to track individual performance, identify areas for needed
improvement.
▪ Deliver training and webinars.
▪ Work from multiple partner locations and participate in outreach events

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

▪ Hold a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
▪ Have a minimum of two years of full time work experience in Finance, Financial Literacy,
Human services, community development or Business.
▪ Bi-Lingual (English & Spanish) will receive preference.
▪ Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
▪ Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with little supervision
▪ Passion for helping low-income adults meet their financial goals
▪ Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

Salary

$45K + depending on experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please email your cover letter and resume to Molly Ornati, Assistant Director of Financial
Inclusion: Subject: Financial Counselor Applicant.

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