Description: Croatan Institute seeks an Experienced Certified Financial Health Coach who will play a critical role in providing expert financial guidance to underserved communities. The primary objective will be to empower BIPOC and underserved farmers to make informed financial decisions, build wealth, and achieve financial stability, and promote the sustainability of their operations. It is anticipated the Finhealth coach will manage a growing portfolio of both English and Spanish-speaking clients beginning with 5 and growing to 60 clients over a three-year period. This role will play a vital role in providing expert financial guidance and education to individuals and businesses in the agriculture and food sector.
The candidate will join the Institute’s Racial Equity Economics Finance Sustainability (REEFS) program and report to the program’s director. In addition to fulfilling the major responsibilities outlined below, the candidate will support the program’s three pillars of work: (1) supporting frameworks to increase investments in diverse communities, (2) diversifying finance by creating a pathway for BIPOC and low-resourced students, and (3) achieving financial health among communities of color.