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Do you have a passion for building stronger communities and making a difference in peoples' lives? Start your career at Self-Help.
Our "family" includes two credit unions providing financial services to more than 150,000 members; a community development lender and real estate developer focusing on communities traditionally underserved by conventional lenders; and a research and policy organization fighting predatory lending practices. Read more about our work and impact.
We work nationwide with locations in California, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Wisconsin.
At Self-Help, our employees have the opportunity to work, learn, and grow as a team. We foster a supportive environment and encourage the collaboration of ideas to provide quality services to clients, members, and partners.
We provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation.
Our core values are guiding principles and fundamental beliefs that form the foundation of Self-Help's work. They affect every aspect of our organization: the staff we hire, our workplace culture, how we make decisions, and the ways we reach and serve our members.
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Why a bicycle?
At Self-Help, we use the model of a bicycle to describe how we work. The front wheel that steers our work is our mission. The back wheel that powers our work is our financial sustainability. Our other core values are critical to our work as well.
We offer highly competitive benefits for eligible staff, including the following:
Note: Some benefits may have a waiting period prior to coverage.
In addition, Self-Help believes that income inequality undermines the security and strength of families, communities and the US economy. For that reason, we maintain a minimum salary floor for our staff, to help them meet their basic needs and save for the future.
Self-Help is also a 501(c)(3) organization. Employment with Self-Help may provide an opportunity for student loan forgiveness. Candidates should review the provisions of their student loans to determine if this is applicable.