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If you've got the passion for helping improve the lives of your community members, we'd love to hear from you! Check out our open positions below.

Catalyst Miami is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB TITLE: Virtual Financial Coach and Public Benefits Coordinator

SALARY: $40,000-45,000

SUMMARY:  Provides virtual bi-lingual financial coaching & social services navigation to low-wealth individuals and families living in Miami-Dade County. Position is required to participate (virtually) in team and staff meetings, as requested. Position requires flexibility, compassion, and the ability to work in an ever-changing environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide one-on-one virtual financial & health coaching including, but not limited to, budgeting, credit building/rebuilding, debt management, savings, promotion of financial products, public benefits enrollment, and access to health care services. Specific services may change over time.
  • Administers relief funds and assist clients with enrolling into relevant products and services
  • Identify and refer participants to resources and services needed to achieve their individual financial and/or health goals.
  • Link individuals and families to medical and social services
  • Maintain client/participant information and data in organization’s data tracking and management systems
  • Other duties as assigned by management

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This job does not directly supervise employees.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Language: Professional working proficiency in oral and written English. Professional working proficiency in oral and written Spanish or Haitian Creole.
  • Education: Associate’s Degree
  • Years of Experience: 3
  • Certification or License: Certification in the Department of Children and Families Training: HIPPA, ACCESS Civil Rights, Security Awareness (or must be attained with 60 days of hiring)
  • Computer skills: Coach will work in a completely virtual environment. Must be skilled in Microsoft Office Suite and have working knowledge of web-based platforms.

COMPETENCIES:

Influence

  • Networks
  • Customer service orientation
  • Promotes products and services
  • Inspires & motivates

Leadership (self)

  • Team player
  • Develops talent (self)
  • Articulate vision and understands the big picture
  • Stable and calming influence
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Leads by example
  • Open to feedback
  • Effective interpersonal communicator
  • Asset focused (as opposed to charity focused)

Equity

  • Self-aware
  • Empathy
  • Active listener
  • Step out of comfort zone

Management (self)

  • Learning agility, comfortable with uncertainty, adaptable to sudden change
  • Goal oriented, prioritization and time management
  • Analytical/critical thinker, problem solver and resourceful
  • Continuous improver-persistent
  • Move projects forward simultaneously
  • Tolerate and effectively manage stress

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Ability to work in a remote office setting
  • Able to sit at desk for long periods of time and utilize computer for extended periods
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate project needs
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above describes the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

TO APPLY

Please submit your application at catalystmiami.easyapply.co. Your application must include: cover letter and resume/cv. No phone calls, please.

JOB TITLE: Community Prosperity Director

SALARY: $55,000-$65,000

SUMMARY: Oversees the asset-building programs of the organization, including identification,
development, execution, marketing and distribution of financial and service-delivery models and
products for Catalyst Miami clients and partners. Serves as internal expert and thought leader
on social and economic mobility, financial inclusion, financial capability, financial services, etc.
regularly presents at local and national conferences and contributes to white and/or concept
papers about the work of Catalyst Miami and the Prosperity Campaign.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements strategy for new or existing financial products and services.
  • Establishes partnerships with banking partners, credit unions, software providers and
    other financial institutions, including CDFIs.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends and issues identified from analysis of client data.
  • Responsible for staffing main office and off-site locations to ensure balanced schedule.
  • Manage staffing needs against grant deliverables and department goals.
  • Oversees, assigns, and evaluates the work of Prosperity Campaign.
  • Develops and oversees complex program budgets and program deliverables.
  • Remain up-to-date on national, state, and local policy implications for income, wealth and
    economic development
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, and data trends.
  • Responsible for developing 12 month programming for the Prosperity Campaign
  • Participate in reports and proposals to meet project goals and funding opportunities
  • Identifies program and service delivery enhancements to existing program model.
  • Serves as internal and external thought leader on building prosperity and upward
    mobility as it relates to low wealth communities.
  • Contributes to grant proposals, reports, white papers, concept papers as requested by
    management.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly supervises five employees within the Prosperity program.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and
    applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, recruiting, and training employees; planning,
    assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining
    employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Language: Professional working proficiency in oral and written English. Proficiency in
    oral and written Spanish and/or Haitian Creole.
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Years of Experience: 8
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of other web-based
    platforms.
  • Certification or License: Certification in the Department of Children and Families, VITA
    Advanced and Site Coordinator, Florida Department of Financial Services Resident
    Navigator, Neighborworks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling
    Financial Capability
  • Training: HIPPA, ACCESS Civil Rights, Security Awareness, HHS-Deaf Services, Voter
    Registration, Access Self-Service Portal, Florida Kidcare, FAFSA, MoneySmart, VITA Link
    & Learn Intake Interview and Quality Review, Financial Confidence, Financial Coaching,
    and Financial Education Neighborworks Center for Homeownership Education and
    Counseling Trainings (or must be attained within 60 days of hiring)
  • Other skills: Prior banking and/or financial product delivery experience.

COMPETENCIES:

Influence

  • Networks
  • Fundraises
  • Promotes products and services
  • Inspires & motivates

Leadership (self & others)

  • Team player and builder
  • Develops talent (self and others)
  • Articulates vision, understands and commits to big picture
  • Stable and calming influence
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Leads by example
  • Open to feedback
  • Effective interpersonal communicator
  • Asset focused (as opposed to charity focused)

Equity

  • Self-aware
  • Empathy
  • Active listener
  • Step out of comfort zone

Management (self and others)

  • Learning agility, comfortable with uncertainty, adaptable to sudden change
  • Goal oriented, prioritization and time management
  • Analytical / critical thinker, problem solver and resourceful
  • Continuous improver-persistent
  • Move projects forward simultaneously
  • Tolerate and effectively manage stress
  • Effective delegation

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work in a shared-workspace environment
  • Stretch and bend to organize and distribute materials for Catalyst Miami activities
  • Able to sit at desk for long periods of time and utilize computer for extended periods
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate organization needs, including evening
    and weekends. Out of town travel may be required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.


The above describes the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to
an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description
restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

TO APPLY

Please submit your application at catalystmiami.easyapply.co. Your application must include: cover letter and resume/cv. No phone calls, please.