Financial Literacy Trainer & Mentor - Canadian Center for Women's Empowerment (CCFWE)

Sep 30, 2020
Across Canada

Want to do work that makes a difference?

Canadian Center for Women’s Empowerment (CCFWE) is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to empowering domestic violence survivors through advocacy and mentorship. We believe that volunteers are a fundamental part of the services offered to domestic violence survivors. 

Who We Need

We’re looking for someone passionate about supporting women as they build their financial literacy skills and grow their assets on their journey toward a sustainable livelihood.

CCFWE has been committed to ending domestic violence through financial empowerment. We provide survivors with the education and resources needed to achieve their potential again and equip survivors with the information and confidence they need to help prevent unhealthy relationships before they start. In the financial literacy program, your ability to facilitate workshops with individuals experiencing domestic violence, mental health, and/or addictions challenges will be a tremendous asset. 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Develop, plan, train and facilitate webinars on ( Mastering Credit Basics, Financial Fundamentals, and Planning) for domestic violence survivors and front line social workers 

  • Involved in Financial Literacy and community economic development initiatives

  • Support the financial literacy program activities by researching new curriculum content, developing and preparing educational materials as the women make progress

  • Market, train and partner with community-based agencies to deliver financial literacy

  • Support and assist with general program improvements

  • Monitor program progress with regards to the achievement of program outputs and outcomes, and make appropriate adjustments to program delivery  

  • Conduct timely and organized record-keeping, data entry, and file maintenance to support program administration. 

Education and Experience:  

  • Minimum 3 years’ demonstrated success in teaching and program design in a nonprofit setting

  • Demonstrated success with tracking and meeting performance outcomes 

  • A commitment to ending gendered violence and oppression

  • Network-building capabilities, including the ability to do outreach and collaboration with diverse stakeholders

  • Experience working with  domestic violence survivors, mental health and homeless individuals and families a plus;  Must be proficient in the following computer applications--Microsoft Word and Excel 

  • Experience in program coordination

  • Experience in teaching, curriculum writing, and editing

  • Understanding of Community Economic Development, financial literacy, and evaluation

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Level of Commitment - Very flexible we will work with your schedule. Work online, home-based  6-9 hours/week ( first 2 months) then 3 - 4 hours

A criminal record check may be requested. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous applicants, all genders, nationalities and persons with disabilities. Our commitment to equity and justice is encapsulated in our values of creativity, accessibility, excellence, integrity, collaboration and inspiration. Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to submit their CV in confidence to the Human Resource Specialist via email to Please apply by July 16 th, 2020. 

We thank all interested parties and advise that only those selected to advance in the process will be contacted.



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