Financial Empowerment Specialist – Project Lead

Full-time Position – Initial six month contract


Cashco Financial is excited to be expanding their financial offerings and is looking to recruit an experienced project coordinator to continue the implementation of an innovative financial empowerment model in Red Deer.

Financial empowerment is a group of activities proven to improve financial wealth by helping people:


Earn               easier access to tax clinics, government benefits and other opportunities

Access           safe and affordable financial products and services

Save              through increased access to asset building opportunities

Yarns            fun & approachable financial stories and tools



As Project Lead you will be responsible to:


  • Train Your Turn Prosperity Group Leaders to facilitate meetings that help members in achieving their savings and credit building goals
  • Provide leadership and support to the Your Turn Prosperity Group Leaders in building, strengthening and supporting their groups
  • Organize, plan and facilitate Group Leader meetings using materials provided by Cashco Financial
  • Assist in providing feedback and evaluation of the Your Turn Prosperity Groups effect on participants financial situation


You will need to have:

  • Some knowledge of financial concepts
  • Good initiative and organizational skills including time management and ability to work under deadlines;
  • Excellent communication skills, patience, and ability to respectfully engage with a wide range of people;
  • Strong attention to detail and the steps needed to achieve project goals;
  • Dynamic leadership skills with the ability to identify, influence, and guide initiatives


Previous experience in any of the following would be considered an asset:


  • Adult learning delivery best practices
  • Direct sales in a consumer financial services market
  • Exposure to individuals struggling with financial hardships
  • Product sales or service delivery micro-entrepreneurs
  • Experience with direct sales business models such as Avon, Tupperware or PartyLite

Deadline – Monday May 29th  at 5:00 pm

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and interviews will commence when a suitable candidate comes forward. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.