Certification for master financial educator & volunteer
Do you have financial expertise or experience in banking, financial planning, taxes or budgeting? Would you enjoy making a difference in our community by leading financial seminars, or coaching clients? Combine your skills by becoming a Virginia Cooperative Extension, Master Financial Educator Volunteer. Our passion is to share research-based methods for improving personal financial health.
PURPOSE OF MASTER financial Educators & VOLUNTEERS
The purpose of a Master Financial Educator Volunteer (MFEV) is to train and certify you with research-based proven methods for leading financial education and financial counseling. VCE programs support positive personal finance habits that lead to improved quality of life for the community. MFEVs incorporate financial best practices and tools such as reducing student debt, growing savings, improving credit or helping clients learn to use financial apps. Your MFEV training will support the education programs and financial coaching offered by VCE leading clients to make better-informed financial decisions.
MASTER FINANCIAL EDUCATOR VOLUNTEER (MFEV) TRAINING
Most volunteers have worked in the financial sector, banking, insurance or another financial management capacity and have real-world experience to share with our clients. Our certification program will prepare you with the current financial tools, apps, & resources. This 24 hours of hands-on, research-based training over eight weeks includes assignments in addition to class time. Brush up on your presentation skills and interpersonal communications. Class size is limited. Registration fee is $65.00 which covers the cost of the materials. Background screening is an additional $9.95 per person. Those submitting applications will be contacted for a phone interview.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. or call 703-792-6287, during business hours. to discuss accommodations at least five days prior to the event. TDD 800-828-1120.
INTRODUCTION POLICIES, PROCEDURES,
CONFIDENTIALITY & ETHICS, EVALUATIONS, CIVIL RIGHTS
VMS ONLINE SYSTEM; AMERICASAVES PARTNERSHIP
COMMUNICATION AND INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES
ACTIVE LISTENING SKILLS; COUNSELING, & COACHING
ADULT LEARNING STRATEGIES
Setting Goals & Spending Plans
Understanding & Improving Credit
CFPB Your Money, Your Goals
Financial Recovery, Getting ready for taxes
Money Saving Strategies
Presentation - Title Loan & Payday Loan
VCE Counseling Review/Policies
mortgages; Home Equity Loans
First Time Homebuyers review
To become a Master Financial Education Volunteer - fill out the volunteer application and attend training seminars
There is a $65.00 fee. Checks made payable to: Treasurer of Virginia Tech
please mail check with signed application to:
VCE Prince William MFEV program
8033 Ashton Ave, Suite 105
Manassas, VA 20109
Mondays Beginning April 29, 2019-June 17, 2019 - Space is limited; Applications due on or before April 26, 2019
see our VCE Volunteer Screening Brochure VOLUNTEER Opportunities
Volunteers who have completed this training, agree to provide 50 volunteer hours annually in support of VCE education programs and coaching services. Opportunities for service include leading financial seminars, one-on-one counseling, financial coaching, and community outreach efforts including a speakers' bureau, leading the AmericaSaves presentations, working with clients for referrals to resources, managing social media and other services. There is something for everyone!
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Financial Education & Housing Counseling Program
8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105
Manassas, VA 20109
REMINDER: VCE PRINCE WILLIAM follows the Prince William COUNTY SCHOOLS schedule for early closings or closings DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. Seminars located in PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY GOVERNMENT buildings follow the Prince William County Inclement Weather closing schedule.
VCE Prince William does not report to any credit bureau or sell or endorse any product or service. VCE Prince William respects every client's right to privacy and confidentiality. Virginia Cooperative Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aids services or other accommodations for a workshop or meeting please discuss your accommodation needs at least five days prior to the event with Virginia Cooperative Extension 703-792-6287/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120.