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Position: Program Manager, full time

Location: Atlanta, GA; some statewide travel

About Us: The Center for Financial Independence and Innovation (CFII) is a
nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities
and their family members advance their financial independence and security.
We achieve this mission through strategic partnerships and programs designed
to improve the financial self-sufficiency of Georgians with disabilities.
For more information, visit <> .

About the Position: The Program Manager is responsible for oversight and
coordination of four core programs of CFII: 1) Volunteer Income Tax
Assistance program, 2) Asset Alliance of Georgia, and 3) Financial
Education, and 4) Pilot IDA project.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

General Outreach & Education
- Conduct educational outreach and presentations at meetings, conferences,
and community events
- Provide outreach and education in a welcoming, accessible, and appropriate
- Inform consumers, service providers, and other community members about
CFII's services
- Maintain detailed records of all grant-related activities, including
number of outreach events, number of in-person connections, etc
- Educate consumers and community members about ways to become involved with

Financial Education

- Planning and delivery of the overall program and its activities in
accordance with the mission and goals of the organization and in line grant

- Developing financial education workshop curriculum and presenting material
at various sites throughout community; coordinating with local disability
organizations and advocacy groups to attract new program participants

- Promote, schedule and conduct financial education workshops for
individuals with disabilities, their family members, and service providers

- Develop/augment financial education workshop curricula

- Assist with fundraising to leverage additional funding for the program and
to report on program outcomes for current funders

Asset Development
- Assist Executive Director in planning Quarterly Asset Alliance meetings

- Serve as the point of contact for the Asset Alliance members

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program
- Attend IRS VITA site coordinator training sessions

- Able to be certified at the Advanced Level for VITA volunteers

- Recruit and coordinate VITA volunteers (tax preparers, greeters)
- Coordinate VITA operations with contact persons at each mobile site

- Organize volunteer recognition event

Minimum REQUIRED Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree from Accredited College or University

- 2 years relevant work/volunteer experience

- Reliable transportation and willingness to travel throughout Georgia with
occasional overnight stays; some evening and weekend work may be required

- Able to demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word,
Excel, PowerPoint)

- Applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Applicant must be able to manage multiple projects and be a self-starter

- Applicant must adhere to strict standards of confidentiality

Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous experience as a VITA volunteer or site coordinator

- Knowledge of basic financial education topics

- Strong interpersonal communication skills

- Strong public speaking/presentation skills
- Able to develop and adhere to project work plans
- Flexible to meet community needs and timeframes
- Personal or professional experience with the disability community

Salary range $33,000-$38,000 DOE

People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline for Applications: Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Email cover letter, resume, and references to:

Jacqueline Wilks-Weathers, Executive Director:

Subject Line: Program Manager

Please, no phone inquires.


Jacqueline Wilks-Weathers, MPA

Executive Director

The Center for Financial Independence & Innovation

1419 Mayson Street, NE

Atlanta, GA 30324

Office: (404) 541-9005 X 107

Cell: (404) 558-6437

Toll Free: 1-888-541-CFII (2344)

Fax: 1-888-724-2287

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person to whom it is addressed. It may contain information that is
privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law.
If you are not the intended recipient, you may not read, use, copy,
distribute or disclose the transmission or any information contained
therein. Please immediately notify the sender of the error and destroy the
transmission. Thank you.
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