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Careers

Careers

The only thing more rewarding than gaining control of your finances is helping someone else gain control of theirs.  When you work at Money Mentors, you’ll be part of a team that provides money management education, coaching and credit counselling, and a lot of hope to many Albertans. As a valuable part of this not-for-profit, client focused organization, you'll get the chance to work in a dynamic, challenging environment that encourages initiative and a good work-life balance. It’s a true labour of love!

Work at Money Mentors and be part of a team that provides award winning money management education, coaching and credit counselling to Albertans!

Communications Coordinator

Full-time Permanent
Based in: Calgary
Reports to: Marketing and Communications Manager

Your responsibilities will include the following:

• Work with Marketing Manager to develop and implement top notch integrated Marketing Communications plan to support business priorities
• Assist in researching, designing, writing, and editing external communications prior to distribution
• Create informative and engaging online content to align with Money Mentors brand promise
• Write key messages, fact sheets, FAQs, newsletters, scripts, and presentations
• Assist to coordinate campaigns online and offline, especially on social media
• Support marketing manager with event planning and execution
• Collaborate with other departments to work on ongoing projects
• Complete other projects and duties assigned by Marketing Manager

You have the following qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree, College Diploma in Communications or a related discipline
• 1-3 years experience in similar role
• Expertise in Adobe Suite, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop
• Experience with website design, development, and updating
• Proven ability to work independently and take initiative
• Detail-oriented, organized, and ability to prioritize multiple tasks are essential
• Some travel throughout Alberta maybe required

Money Mentors will offer you the following:

• Competitive salary
• 3 weeks vacation per year
• Benefits
• Free gym access
• Pleasant working environment, great teammates, and a chance to be part of an organization that makes a positive impact in the lives of our clients and the communities we serve.

If you are passionate about this position please send resume and cover letter to: jobopening@moneymentors.ca closing date January 16, 2015.


Counsellor

We are now recruiting for a Full-time Counsellor, based in Edmonton and reporting to the Debt Programs Manager.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

• Assist clients in finding appropriate and satisfactory solutions to their financial difficulties (inside and outside of MM) and assist clients (new and existing) in developing skills to manage their personal finances responsibly
• Set up and manage the Orderly Payment of Debt program as required for appropriate clients
• Facilitate a variety of seminars and community information sessions
• Complete other projects and duties as assigned

You have the following qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Human Ecology, Commerce or a related discipline;
• Financial counseling, crisis and family counseling, familiarity with community resources, customer service, or supervised internship
• Proven ability to work independently and take initiative;
• Excellent organizational and multitasking skills;
• Superb presentation skills required;
• Proven PC skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Internet applications, as well as the ability to learn our computer system for recording and monitoring client information;
• Ability to handle a wide variety of responsibilities simultaneously and efficiently;
• Commitment to skill development and continuous growth through key performance indicators and performance management;

If you are passionate about this position please send resume and cover letter stating salary expectation to: jobopening@moneymentors.ca
 

Financial Literacy Relations Coordinator

Full-time Permanent
Based in: Calgary
Reports to: Director Financial Literacy

Role:   As a member of the Financial Literacy team, the role of the Financial Literacy Relations Coordinator is to:

1.       Develop and implement initiatives aimed at building awareness, of our school programming within our Financial Literacy Plan
2.      Develop and maintain relationships and partnerships in Calgary and Edmonton area with a variety of stakeholders with ties to financial literacy or youth education
3.      Assist with partnerships in schools, in Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer   
 

Responsibilities:

-Cultivate interest in utilizing Money Mentors’ programs in schools by connecting with appropriate contacts, by identifying key target markets including action plans and evaluation
-Provide back-up in case of emergencies to facilitate presentations for schools
-Coordinates special events such as awareness campaigns, open houses and displays related to youth education
-Identifies and builds school partnerships to ensure strong relationships are proactively developed and maintained
-Identifies and builds relationships with other stakeholders and groups in the community with the intention of increasing the visibility and awareness of Money Mentors’ education programs
-Participate/ assist with displays
-Maintain database and budget
-Travel throughout Alberta will be required, as well as evening and weekend work
-Perform other related duties as needed to achieve goals and priorities set out by Money Mentors
 

Skills & Qualifications:

-Excellent communication skills
-Strong facilitation skills and experience in public speaking
-High level of motivation and a strong sense of ownership
-Ability to multi-task, manage time, with excellent organizational skills
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
-Team player
-Understanding of money management
-Some post-secondary education or appropriate work experience
-Require reliable transportation
 

If you are passionate about this position and want to be part of our Financial Literacy team, please send resume, and cover letter stating salary expectations to: jobopening@moneymentors.ca by January 9, 2015. Only successful applicants will be contacted.