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Financial Literacy Instructor

Part-Time (40-50 hours per month), Contract Work (3-year assignment) 

 

A successful Financial Literacy Instructor is versatile, flexible, and talented in teaching. As the first person to build a relationship with students, your primary role is to bring economic education and personal finance to life through a lived experience that our audience can relate to. Most of your time is spent creating program development, facilitating and reporting outcomes of your program delivery, and maintaining student files demonstrating their achievements.

If people energize your soul, then you'll love to:

  • Become familiar with our mission and believe the work you will complete will make a difference.

  • Plan and facilitate program activities for elementary through high school students to learn about economic education and personal finance.

  • Provides a safe, fun, and challenging learning environment for students to build life skills, become more financially capable, and participate in activities that can earn them incentives.

  • Execute daily logistical support with a sense of urgency to expand program delivery, improve program effectiveness, and expand program materials (e.g., toolkits, curricula, worksheets).

  • Develops outreach plans to promote projects and programs and coordinate efforts with external partners and stakeholders to reach enrollment goals.

  • Attends weekly virtual collaborator meetings and regularly monitors/responds to emails, texts, and other communication from caregivers of students.

  • Collaborate with the Operations Manager and Program Engagement Manager to track our success and communicate program effectiveness through quality measure storytelling using verified data.

  • Assists in the evaluation of group activities to improve and expand programming.

 

Your qualities, desires, and happy place will:

  • Excite people about our mission and understand that people are the core of who we are.

  • Set clear timelines and priorities, and drive projects to completion. You know that delivering on goals and metrics is the key to having a significant impact on growing our programs.

  • Enhance your design skills in frequently used software/platforms such as Wix, Canva, Microsoft 365, etc.

  • Serve as a dependable collaborator and enjoy working collectively towards a common goal.

  • Shift gears and reprioritize tasks to meet the needs of our organization and be comfortable with ambiguity.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with substantial project and time management experience.

 

Our must-haves include:

  • Passing a level II background screening.

  • Based in Central Florida, within the program-designated area (32822 or 32839 preferred, but not required).

  • Reliable transportation or a great relationship with Lynx or Uber.

  • Some weekends are required based on the program schedule (don't worry, you have input).

What you receive in return:

  • Money, duh. Contractor positions pay a minimum of $18.00 and up to $20.00 per hour ( 40-50 hours per month).

  • Performance bonuses. Meet your goals and receive quarterly and yearly bonuses ranging from $500 to $1,000.

  • Friendly budget; we can fund approved projects you're passionate about as long as it relates to personal finance.

  • Flexibility with remote options. You work from home, and we work from home. Some in-person and weekends are required based on the program schedule (don't worry, you have input).

  • A great side hustle with purpose and an opportunity to explore different options to be self-employed.

  • Great financial resources. Listen, we talk about money, so your money got to be right or at least the desire to make it right...for you.

Program and Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Part-Time (30-40 hours per month), Contract Work

As the Program and Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, you will serve as the spirit of 8 Cents in a Jar and as the first point of contact for prospective program participants and volunteers. In addition, proactively provide administrative program support, including developing program metrics and curating service projects that drive volunteer attraction and retention.

 

If your purpose includes project management, you can make a difference and: 

  • Become familiar with our mission and believe the work you will complete will make a difference.

  • Understand the goals and directions of our programs and assist in research, critical thinking, and decision-making processes to improve the organization.

  • Execute daily logistical support with a sense of urgency to expand program delivery, improve program effectiveness, and expand program materials (e.g., toolkits, curricula, worksheets).

  • Develops outreach plans to promote projects and programs and coordinate efforts with external partners and stakeholders.

  • Communicate program effectiveness through quality measure storytelling using verified data.

 

If people energize your soul, you will spark engagement and:

  • Led all aspects of volunteer recruitment to scale the 8 Cents in a Jar program growth.

  • Collaborate with the Operations Manager to conduct intake calls for volunteers, including all appropriate steps along their recruitment and onboarding journey.

  • Create a volunteer tracking system to track volunteer service hours and reward their volunteer efforts. 

  • Manage the communications journey for prospective volunteers and ensure prospective volunteers receive exceptional customer service at each step of the process.

  • Maintain up-to-date policies and procedures to ensure prospective applicants clearly understand expectations at the onset of their experience.

 

Your qualities, desires, and happy place will:

  • Excite people about our mission and understand that people are the core of who we are.

  • Set clear timelines and priorities, and drive projects to completion. You know that delivering on goals and metrics is the key to having a significant impact on growing our programs.

  • Enhance your design skills in frequently used software/platforms such as Wix, Canva, Microsoft 365, etc.

  • Pay close attention to the minute details of each project and task you are working on, and take steps to make sure your work is thorough and complete.

  • Shift gears and reprioritize tasks to meet the needs of our organization and be comfortable with ambiguity.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with substantial project and time management experience.

 

Our must-haves include:

  • Previous unpaid experience inspiring people ( can you guide people to work for free?)

  • Passing a level II background screening.

  • Attend five in-person events throughout the year. 

What you receive in return:

  • Money, duh. Contractor positions pay a minimum of $18.00 and up to $20.00 per hour ( 30- 40 hours per month).

  • Interested in nonprofits (you kind of need to like help people. This is a non-negotiable)

  • Remote work. You can literally complete your work from your cell phone while eating pizza on the couch. No judgment as long as the work is impressive.

  • A second side hustle... to the side hustle running backgrounds checks for other nonprofits (you will receive 20% of all booked appointments)

  • Great financial resources. Listen, we talk about money, so your money got to be right or at least the desire to make it right...for you.

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Marketing and Communications Intern

Part-Time (30-40 hours per month), Seasonal

 

The Communications and Marketing Intern will be the muse of 8 Cents in a Jar. Your talents align with storytelling, content creation, and advocacy management.  

 

If you enjoy creativity, you can dabble and: 

  • Become familiar with our mission and believe the work you will complete will make a difference. 

  • Understand the goals and directions of our programs and assist in research, critical thinking, and decision-making processes to improve the organization.  

  • Draft social media content and campaigns, monitor social media channels, and identify opportunities to engage on social media. 

  • Produce bi-weekly content calendars for an external audience and manage social analytics channels. 

  • Communicate program effectiveness through quality measures and storytelling. 

  • Protect our brand image and editorial design by assisting in project design development and technical documentation. 

  • Edit community outreach recaps and repurposes them for website articles. 

  • Manage our newsletters and external communications for accuracy. 

  • Work independently, with minimal supervision, in an ever-changing environment, and may perform other related duties as required. 

 

Your qualities, desires, and happy place include: 

  • Excite people about our mission and understand that people are the core of who we are.  

  • A dependable team player who enjoys working collaboratively towards a common goal. 

  • Ability to effectively work in a growing environment under tight deadlines and conduct work independently.  

  • Pay close attention to the minute details of each project and task you are working on, and take steps to ensure your work and your team's work are thorough and complete. 

 

Our must-haves include:

  • Current career aspirations to enter a field in marketing, nonprofits, branding, or other related fields. 

  • Proficient in frequently used software/platforms such as Wix, Canva, Microsoft 365 (SharePoint a plus), etc., to add visual elements to the brand narrative. 

  • Ability to shift gears and reprioritize tasks to meet the needs of our organization and comfortable with ambiguity. 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with substantial project and time management experience using critical thinking to solve problems.  

What you receive in return:

  • Money. To be transparent, since this is a student internship (high school or college), we offer $12.80 per hour and per diem. 

  • Flexibility with remote options. You work from home, and we work from home. 

  • Friendly budget; we can fund approved projects you're passionate about as long as it relates to personal finance.

  • A great side hustle with purpose and an opportunity to explore different options to be self-employed.

  • Great financial resources. Listen, we talk about money, so your money got to be right or at least the desire to make it right...for you.

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