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Bringing Programming to Life

Teaching Programming in the Classroom & Community

The largest of our volunteer opportunities is teaching our programs to youth and adults in the classroom and in the community. Volunteers bring our programs to life! Volunteers serve as positive role models, and they engage participants with their personal and professional life experiences. Instead of reciting from a textbook, volunteers rely on real issues - saving for college, buying a home, and the ramifications of bad credit - to teach financial principles. Volunteers then guide participants through activities such as making a budget or reviewing credit reports to reinforce those principles. Teaching opportunities include presenting programming in a group setting and/or serving as a financial coach to provide one-on-one support.

Event Planning & Support

Volunteers also provide valuable support for our many events including special all-school or district-wide presentations, Unraveling the Mysteries of Your Money forums, fundraising events, Lunch & Learn gatherings, and the Financial Literacy Conference.

"I learned that financial goals are a good thing for people to have. I made a short-term goal of getting a new car once I graduate and a long-term goal of owning a home." - Student Participant