Financial Education Coordinator-Spanish Bilingual

52 Days Ago Hopelink Bellevue, Washington, United States

Financial Education Coordinator-Spanish Bilingual


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Job Type : Full-time
Zipcode : 98007
Spoken English Required : Fluent
Spoken Spanish Required : Fluent
Posted : 2023-04-14

Financial Education Coordinator-Spanish Bilingual

Full Time RegularProfessional
Requisition ID: 1933

Work Schedule: Full Time-Hybrid-50% onsite, 50% remote 

Compensation: $21/hour - $22/hour 

Benefits:  Full benefits eligible including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability, paid vacation, holiday and sick leave, 401k retirement savings plan with employer matching, employee assistance and employee discount programs.

Open:  April 5, 2023

Closes: When filled


Since 1971, Hopelink has served homeless and low-income families, children, seniors, and people with disabilities in the north and east King County, WA. With service centers in Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland, Shoreline, and Sno-Valley (Carnation), we are the largest nonprofit organization in the area.  Hopelink programs and services focus on five key areas: food, financial assistance, housing & family development, adult education & employment, and transportation/mobility. Programs are aimed at helping people achieve stability and helping them gain the skills and knowledge they need to exit poverty for good. 


Do you want to assist the community with reaching their financial goals through teaching and outreach? 

The Financial Education Coordinator supports Hopelink’s Financial Capability Program objectives by delivering financial education services and expanding the program through partnerships across the region. This position works closely with the Financial Capability Program Manager who holds professional certifications and acts as a supportive mentorship manager allowing growth in skills and community outreach.

The Financial Education Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing financial education programs that increase basic financial knowledge and skills. The coordinator creates curriculum and materials, facilitates classes, delivers presentations, oversees volunteers, and evaluates program effectiveness. They collaborate across Hopelink community services teams and with community partners to promote financial education and coordinate events to promote financial well-being.

The ideal candidate for this role will be bilingual in English and Spanish, have an interest in finance or adult education, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Members of BIPOC (black, indigenous, people of color) communities, or people who have personal experience in historically marginalized and excluded communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Spanish Bilingual and bicultural candidates are encouraged to apply. 

This position requires on-site availability for support of staff, volunteers, and students, as well as team meetings. Work from home is available at least 50% of the time when on-site activities are not required in Bellevue, WA.


Essential Functions:

(Note:  Any one position may not include all the functions nor do the listed functions include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class.)

  • Facilitates basic financial education classes and workshops in-person and virtually.
  • Creates, selects, and revises program curriculum and materials based on changing needs and new requests.
  • Identifies, cultivates, and maintains relationships with community partners in North/East King County.
  • Collaborates with other Hopelink programs and community partners to provide financial education opportunities for their clients.
  • Participates in Hopelink and partner staff training as requested to support ways to integrate financial capability in their direct service to clients.  
  • Creates financial education promotion plan and materials in collaboration with Hopelink Outreach and Communication teams.
  • Analyzes the effectiveness of curriculum delivery and content; proposes changes.
  • Research best practice service delivery models, including cultural and linguistic competency, virtual learning, and adapts program components accordingly.
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers, matching volunteer skills and abilities with program needs. Collaborates with Hopelink Volunteer Program Manager.
  • Completes intake for program participants as needed; enters client data into client database. Tracks client attendance and progress within the program.
  • Communicates respectfully with people regardless of age, race, gender, religion, color, national origin, marital status, the presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability, sexual orientation, political ideology, gender identity, military status, genetic information, or any other expression of diversity.
  • Maintains a professional and positive working relationship with clients, vendors, volunteers, donors, and fellow staff and adheres to the Hopelink Standards of Conduct.  
  • Consistently exhibits regular attendance and punctuality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications: We’d love to hear from you. So, if you think you qualify, and don't necessarily meet every single point below, please still get in touch. We'd love to connect and see if you could be a great fit.

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) essential to delivering classes in Spanish.
  • 1–3 years’ experience teaching adults, with a particular emphasis on basic financial topics.
  • 1–3 years’ experience planning, organizing, marketing, and coordinating educational or community-based programs and recruiting participants.
  • Experience designing, adapting, and presenting curriculum.
  • Experience recruiting and supervising volunteers.
  • Experience working with low-income populations and immigrants and refugees.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, Office 365 including Teams and SharePoint, Zoom, and databases. Some paid training offered with Office 365.
  • Excellent English and Spanish communication skills both written and verbal, with a high degree of comfort facilitating classes in person and virtually. 
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills and commitment to practicing cultural humility.
  • Committed to racial equity and to applying principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of work.
  • Committed to using a trauma-informed approach, this has paid training in providing service to clients and collaborating with colleagues. Mental health first aid paid training. Financial symposiums training.
  • Self-directed and experienced with taking initiative.
  • Able to work flexible schedule to meet needs of the program, including occasional evenings to teach classes.
Skills Preferred

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience in a related field, and/or military service.
  • Experience working in basic financial literacy field or with financial institutions. 


Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform the essential functions.  

  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds occasionally.
  • Work involves standing, walking, stooping, talking, reaching, sitting, bending, kneeling, climbing, grasping, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, and reaching with hands and arms.  
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.


Licenses, Certificates and Other Requirements: 

  • Valid driver's license.
  • Reliable personal transportation.
  • Proof of personal automobile liability insurance. 
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check.


We are actively building an environment that welcomes and encourages the involvement and success of all individuals and respects the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and values are included.

If you want to join our dynamic team, why not bring your talents and skills to Hopelink?  In addition to great staff, we offer a competitive benefit package.

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Job Location
Bellevue, Washington, United States
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