• Greater Bergen Community Action

Financial Literacy Educator

Title: Financial Literacy Educator

Reports to: Director of Financial Assistance and Residential Services

FLSA: Per Diem/Non-exempt

Position Summary:

Provide financial literacy counseling to individuals and groups of low income persons.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide both workshops and individual counseling in areas of financial literacy education.

  • Assess clients’ financial situation and assist client in developing a budget and setting financial goals.

  • Develop a written plan that supports the course of action aimed at motivating the individual to implement the established plan.

  • Maintain relevant records including progress notes, documentation of meetings and program outcomes.

  • Ensure timely reporting to funders.

  • Provide clients with information and referrals to other appropriate services offered by Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc. or other organizations within the community.

  • Respect client confidentiality.

  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by division director


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (Business Marketing/ Social Work/ Education/or Finance) and a year of experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • NFCC (National Foundation for Credit Counselors) or other credit counseling certification preferred, the ability to become certified and/or equivalent experience in the field


  • High energy, enthusiastic person.

  • Must be comfortable presenting in front of groups.

  • Sensitive in dealing with diverse populations.

  • Comfortable utilizing technology.

  • Must be able to travel between sites.

  • Some evening/weekend hours may be required.

  • Previous teaching experience preferred.

  • Spanish speaking/multi-lingual preferred

Salary is based on education and experience.

To Apply Contact:

GBCA Inc., Human Resources 392 Main St. Hackensack, NJ 07601 or



Email along with resume to humanresources@greaterbergen.org or Fax to (201) 342-9339

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons.


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Greater Bergen Community Action is a 501(c) (3), not-for-profit Community Action Agency. Established in 1967, Greater Bergen is part of a nationwide network of poverty-fighting enterprises which were established as part of the nation’s effort to address the intractable and persistent problem of poverty in America.

Contact Us

GBCA Headquarters
392 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601


Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 22-1818014