Community Action Council, Inc.
 Southwestern is searching for a new member for our AmeriCorps program.  An AmeriCorps member position is a year-long opportunity to help others in your community while receiving a biweekly stipend and earning additional money for college.
Our current opening is for a Financial Literacy Coordinator. See the chart below for further details:

     Essential Functions of Member’s Service  

  Refer 600 individuals to needed resources to become more financially stable and secure
  • Teach 40 economically disadvantaged adults financial literacy via the Money Smart for Adults Financial Literacy Training curriculum
  • Assist 56 economically disadvantaged individuals complete taxes through VITA

     Term of Service
          Start Date: August 6, 2019
          End Date:  August 5, 2020
  • To successfully complete the term of service:
  • Member must complete 1700 hours between the dates above
  • Member must complete all timesheets, monthly reports, and attend all required Volunteer West Virginia and LifeBridge trainings
  • Member must serve the full term of their contract


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must be a Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the United States
  • Satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility requirements
  • Must be willing and able to complete all VITA specific training requirements
  • Must be willing and able to complete all Money Smart specific training requirements
  • Basic math skills required