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Volunteer Money Mentorship - Lifting Young People out of Poverty

Set Them Up Foundation


Posted over 30 days ago...

  Money Mentors empower individuals by offering tailored financial mentorship, guiding them in navigating finances, setting achievable goals, and ultimately setting young people up for financial stability and success.


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London, EC2A 2BB

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Money Mentor Role Description: As a Money Mentor for 16-25 year olds, you'll play a vital role in guiding young adults towards financial empowerment and stability. Your primary responsibility will be to provide personalised financial mentorship within this age group, helping them navigate various financial challenges and make informed decisions about their money. Your duties will involve:

Personalised Financial Mentorship: You'll work closely with students and young people to understand their individual financial situations, goals, and challenges. Through one-on-one sessions, you'll offer tailored guidance and support, empowering them to take control of their finances.

Goal Setting and Strategy Development: You'll assist clients in setting realistic and achievable financial goals, whether it's saving for a major purchase, paying off debt, or planning for the future. Using your expertise in financial planning, you'll collaborate with our young people to develop practical strategies and action plans to reach these goals.

Financial Education and Coaching: Drawing on your knowledge of budgeting, saving, investing, and debt management, you'll educate young people on essential financial concepts and principles. You'll serve as a coach and mentor, providing guidance on effective money management techniques and helping develop healthy financial habits.

Empowerment and Support: Your role is not just about providing advice; it's about empowering young minds to make confident and informed financial decisions. You'll offer ongoing support and encouragement, helping to overcome obstacles and stay motivated on their financial journey.

Impact and Contribution: By helping young adults build strong financial foundations, you'll make a meaningful impact on their lives and futures. Your role goes beyond mere financial guidance; it's about fostering financial literacy, resilience, and independence among the next generation.

What are we looking for?

Financial Expertise: A strong understanding of financial principles, including budgeting, saving, investing, and debt management, is essential. Experience in financial planning, advising, or coaching is highly desirable.

Communication Skills: Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, are crucial for conveying complex financial concepts in a clear and understandable manner. The ability to actively listen and empathise with clients is also important.

Empathy and Patience: Empathy towards clients' financial challenges and the patience to guide them through their journey towards financial empowerment are key qualities for a successful Money Mentor.

Analytical Thinking: The ability to analyse clients' financial situations, identify areas for improvement, and develop practical strategies and solutions tailored to their individual needs is essential.

Problem-Solving Skills: Strong problem-solving skills are necessary for addressing clients' financial challenges and finding creative solutions to help them overcome obstacles.

Adaptability: The financial landscape is constantly evolving, so a Money Mentor should be adaptable and open to learning new concepts and strategies to stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices.

Interpersonal Skills: Building rapport and trust with young clients is essential for effective mentorship. The ability to establish positive relationships, inspire confidence, and maintain professionalism is crucial.

Organizational Skills: Managing multiple clients and their financial plans requires strong organisational skills to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and maintain accurate records.

Ethical Conduct: Upholding high ethical standards and maintaining confidentiality are paramount in financial mentorship. A strong commitment to integrity and professionalism is expected.

Passion for Helping Others: A genuine passion for empowering individuals to achieve financial success and a commitment to making a positive difference in clients' lives are fundamental qualities for a Money Mentor.

What difference will you make?

Your role as a Money Mentor will have a profound impact on the lives of young adults, empowering them to take control of their financial futures. By providing personalised mentorship and guidance, you will equip them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to make informed financial decisions and achieve their financial goals. Your support will not only improve their immediate financial situations but will also lay the foundation for long-term financial stability and success. Together, we will foster financial literacy, resilience, and independence among the next generation, shaping a brighter future for our community and society as a whole


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