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Assistant Financial Teachers & Counselors

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Are you keen with your household budget? Would you like to help individuals with everyday budgeting issues? Do you like to speak to groups? Even if you only answer yes to one of our questions, this volunteer opportunity is for you! We are seeking volunteers that would help individuals and head of households learn about very day financial matters. The volunteer would help:

  • Reconcile debts
  • Set goals
  • Budget their spending
  • Save money for important purchases
  • Organize financial records
  • Teach sound money management skills
  • Control cash flow

Volunteers receive:

  • A comprehensive training manual with information on budgeting, retirement planning, saving and investing, home buying, and many other finance topics
  • Instruction in counseling techniques
  • Lists of other community resources of use to clients
  • A quarterly newsletter
  • Supplemental trainings throughout the year to build skills and knowledge
  • Recognition through an annual event and quarterly awards.
  • If you would like to volunteer, please attend our next training classes posted in the scheduled below. Besides receiving training, volunteers will have supervision and mentoring by the program manager. A commitment of one semester is required. The next volunteer training will be:

    Saturdays, November 7 and 14 from 10:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Fairlington Community Center located at 3308 S Stafford Street, Room 100, Arlington, VA 22206


    This opportunity is sponsored by: Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, Arlington County Office

    We need volunteers who are free at these times
    Evenings  Weekends
    This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
    Adults (26-54)  Small Group (2-10)
    Adults (55+)  Unpaid Interns
    Individual  Young Adults (18-25)

    Upcoming Dates:

    Date Time # volunteers requested  
    Nov 07, 2009 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Nov 14, 2009 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM


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    I'm interested in this opportunity
    Contact Person:
    Jennifer Abel, Extension Agent, Money Management , (703) 228-6417, (email)
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    3308 S Stafford Street
    Arlington, VA 22206
    (See a map)


       Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: Pentagon,
      Walk distance (in minutes): 30
      Nearest Bus Stop: 22A or 25A, J, 1 minute walk

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