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Financial Counseling Intern

Duluth Financial Counseling Services

Gain hands on experience in the areas of personal finance, consumer advocacy and financial scam prevention.
Position description

LSS Financial Counseling is the largest non-profit provider of financial counseling, education and advocacy in the state of Minnesota. LSS Financial Counseling has decades of experience guiding and educating communities and individuals through personal financial goals and challenges which include; budgeting, savings, debt, foreclosure prevention, student loans, credit, and reverse mortgage. We are looking for a reliable, and energetic individual that is passionate about financial literacy to fill an internship position. This position will provide interns with the opportunity to learn from a team of experienced Financial Counselors about the complex nature of personal finance and consumer advocacy, the importance of community outreach and relationship building, and the awareness of financial scam prevention. This position will also offer hands-on experience working on projects focused on marketing, outreach, and outcomes research.  

Responsibilities

  • Contacting clients through outreach campaigns and outcomes research
  • Assisting with marketing and social media
  • Attend special events
  • Administrative support
  • Data analysis
  • Assist with community projects
  • Capturing clients testimonials

Required skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications, and social media sites
  • Data confidentiality
  • Relationship building
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills 

This internship is a good fit for students majoring in Communications, Marketing, Finance, Political Science, Social Work or Sociology.

Position details
Commitment:  15 hours per week for at least 3 months
Volunteer location:  424 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Volunteers for this position need to:
  • Be over the age of 18 or supervised by an adult
  • Submit to a Criminal Background check   (more information)
  • Interns must be proficient in Microsoft office applications, and social media sites.
For more information
Please contact ashley.hagelin@lssmn.org or 218-529-2265
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