Volunteer with a Financial Literacy Program
The Employment Readiness Program at United Ministries is looking for a volunteer to teach an established financial literacy curriculum in a group setting on Thursday mornings. This volunteer would practice comprehension activities with participants and present clear and unbiased information to help participants establish a basic level of financial literacy, good financial behavior and habits, and long-term financial goal setting.
Topics covered in the curriculum are as follows:
- Identifying immediate and long-range measures to increase income, reduce expenses, and avoid financial burdens
- How to create a personal budget or spending plan to achieve long-term financial stability
- The importance of credit, including how to read a credit report, ways to fix poor credit, and ways to build credit
- Benefits of savings
- Building long-term financial assets, building equity, and increasing an individual’s overall financial net worth
If you are interested in volunteering in this role or in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Amanda Warren, Employment Readiness Program Manager, at (864) 233-6602.