Internet Lending Intern

Job Overview:

Accion (us.accion.org) is a nationwide nonprofit community lender dedicated to helping entrepreneurs generate income, build assets, create jobs and achieve financial support through business ownership. Our network serves small businesses in communities across the U.S. and is made up of four certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and a U.S. Network office. Globally, for more than 50 years, Accion has helped over 90 partners serve the financial needs of tens of millions of people in 40 countries.

 

Accion Serving the East Coast is seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Internet Lending Volunteer located remotely.

 

Job Description:

The Accion Internet Lending student volunteer is an opportunity to learn and apply skills to work in the field of domestic microfinance. Internet Lending volunteers work closely with the Accion loan consultants to analyze the loan applications which are received online. From the beginning of the micro lending process, interns assist in document collection and loan analysis – gaining valuable knowledge about domestic microfinance and are instrumental in furthering the mission of Accion.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Loan Consultants to compile complete business loan packages
  • Alert LC of missing documents, preliminary questions, and distinctive situations
  • Alert LC of new clients and when additional documents have been received

 

Qualifications required:

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred Portuguese a plus

Background in Finance preferred

Detail Oriented

Punctual

Good computer skills

Professional attitude

Able to multitask and meet deadlines

Commitment to the field of microfinance and Accion

Knowledge of loan operations and/or small business a plus

 

Start Date: November  2018

Time Commitment: 3 days/24 hours per week. Four-six month commitment required.

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume and note “Internet Lending Intern” in the subject line to jobs@accioneast.org.