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Systems Manager
Schools Project Coordinator
Marketing Officer


Systems Manager- Americorps VISTA

Application Deadline: Send cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by Friday, April 25, 2014.
Approximate start date: June 5, 2014.

The Systems Manager (SM) will work with Capital Good Fund’s (CGF) Director of Programs and Data Team to achieve social impact by ensuring the excellence of back-end systems. More specifically, the SM will focus on both the User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) of CGF’s Financial Coaching program and platform; help to troubleshoot systems issues as they arise; build staff capacity for dealing with systems issues; and both analyze and ensure the integrity and confidentiality of client data.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Refine the UI/UX of the Financial Coaching platform
• Analyze data, especially from the Financial Coaching + Schools program
• Design, implement and enforce procedures for protecting the privacy of client data

About Capital Good Fund
Capital Good Fund (CGF) is a social change organization whose mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty. As a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we offer families living in poverty one-on-one financial & health coaching, free tax preparation and consumer loans of up to $2,000. Since our founding we have grown to a staff of 16 employees and 120 volunteers, disbursed 470 loans totaling $490,000, graduated 750 people through our coaching programs, and returned $1.6 million in tax refunds to the community.

About You:
We are looking for exceptional people. CGF employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty. You must:

• Be an excellent communicator in English
• Empathize with people of different backgrounds
• Learn quickly
• Have aptitude for configuring software and/or manipulating structured data
• Be eager to work hard and change lives

Preferred qualities:
• Proficient in spoken and written Spanish
• Experience with Salesforce.com platform
• Experience with equitable financial services, such as consumer financial education or microloans
• Experience programming in Java or other object-oriented languages, and/or in developing dynamic web content with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP.
• Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in related field such as Computer Science

Compensation:
CGF provides all employees with a cell phone, bus pass, and, if needed, a subsidy towards the purchase or upgrade of a laptop or tablet. This position is through AmeriCorps VISTA which comes with a ~$12,000/ year living stipend, $5,500 educational award at the completion of the year, and health coverage. Lastly, CGF offers 0% APR loans of up to $2,000 to all employees for emergency needs.

Please visit the Corporation for National Service’s website for more information on the VISTA program, compensation, benefits, etc.





Schools Project Coordinator- Americorps VISTA

Application Deadline: Send cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by Friday, April 25,.
Approximate start date: May 5, 2014.

The Schools Project Coordinator(SPC) will work with schools to expand and strengthen Capital Good Fund’s (CGF) Financial Coaching Plus (FC+) Schools & Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs. The goals of the FC+ Schools and VITA program are to transform the lives of children by providing underserved families with the tools and support necessary to become healthier and more financially stable. The SPC will also play a role in measuring the long-term success of the program through a randomized controlled trial being run with the Providence School District and Researchers and Brown University. The SPC will:

• Manage relationships with schools and coordinate the delivery and expansion of CGF services
• Oversee completion of intake and check in surveys for the FC+ Schools study
• Recruit and manage a team of interns and volunteers to aid in enrollment of program participants
• Recruit and manage 40 active volunteers in the completion of 1,500 tax returns

About Capital Good Fund:
Capital Good Fund (CGF) is a social change organization whose mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty. As a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we offer families living in poverty one-on-one Financial & Health Coaching, free tax preparation and personal loans of up to $2,000. Since our founding we have grown to a staff of 16 employees and 120 volunteers, disbursed 470 loans totaling $490,000, graduated 750 people through our Coaching programs, and returned $1.4 million in tax refunds and credits to the community.

About You:
We are looking for exceptional people. CGF employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to change the lives of families living in poverty. You must:

- Possess excellent communication skills
- Be able to empathize with people of different backgrounds
- Thrive in a start-up environment and learn quickly
- Be extremely outgoing, passionate about ending poverty, eager to work hard and change lives.
- Strongly preferred: bilingual, fluent in Spanish.

Training and Compensation:
The SPC will receive extensive training on all of CGF’s systems, products and services, goals, strategies, etc. Additionally, he or she will be introduced to all relevant community partners.

CGF provides all employees with a cell phone, bus pass, and, if needed, a partial subsidy toward the purchase or upgrade of a laptop or iPad. This position is through AmeriCorps VISTA which comes with a ~$12,000/ year living stipend, $5,500 educational award at the completion of the year, and health coverage. Lastly, CGF offers 0% APR loans of up to $2,000 to all employees for emergency needs, such as a damaged vehicle, health emergency, or other unexpected expense.

Please visit the Corporation for National Service’s website for more information on the VISTA program, compensation, benefits, etc.





Marketing Officer- Americorps VISTA

Application Deadline: Send cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by Friday, April 25.
Approximate start date: June 5, 2014.

The Marketing Officer (MO) will work with Capital Good Fund’s (CGF) Communications Director to market our products and services to the community, with a focus on lending and— during tax season—free tax preparation. The MO will work to develop effective referral channels for CGF products, such as by forging relationships with hardware stores (to finance appliance purchases, for instance) and auto repair shops. As part of the process, the MO will refine marketing materials and tailor them to the needs of CGF’s departments. In addition, the MO will create effective procedures for cross-referrals—ensuring that CGF customers are aware and take advantage of our entire suite of offerings. Finally, during tax season the MO will recruit volunteer tax preparers and market the service to taxpayers.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Develop channels for marketing to clients
• Ensure cross-referrals between products and services for existing clients
• Assist in the success of CGF’s 2016 tax preparation work through volunteer tax preparer management as well as taxpayer recruitment
• Refine marketing materials

About Capital Good Fund:
Capital Good Fund (CGF) is a social change organization whose mission is to provide equitable financial services that create pathways out of poverty. As a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we offer families living in poverty one-on-one financial & health coaching, free tax preparation and consumer loans of up to $2,000. Since our founding we have grown to a staff of 16 employees and 120 volunteers, disbursed 470 loans totaling $490,000, graduated 750 people through our coaching programs, and returned $1.6 million in tax refunds to the community.

About You:
We are looking for exceptional people. CGF employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty. You must:

• Be an excellent communicator in English
• Empathize with people of different backgrounds
• Learn quickly
• Have an aptitude for public speaking / presentations

Preferred qualities:
• Spanish proficiency is a plus
• Proficiency in Adobe’s Creative Suite

Compensation:
CGF provides all employees with a cell phone, bus pass, and, if needed, a subsidy towards the purchase or upgrade of a laptop or tablet. This position is through AmeriCorps VISTA which comes with a ~$12,000/ year living stipend, $5,500 educational award at the completion of the year, and health coverage. Lastly, CGF offers 0% APR loans of up to $2,000 to all employees for emergency needs.

Please visit the Corporation for National Service’s website for more information on the VISTA program, compensation, benefits, etc.