NCUF Offering Financial Well-Being Grants
The National Credit Union Foundation has announced two new grant opportunities to bolster credit unions’ ability to offer financial coaching and combat hunger. Both grant initiatives are open for applications and deadline for submissions is Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Successful applicants will formally begin their grant projects in January 2023. Further information on the individual grant programs and how to apply is available on the Foundation’s website. Questions? Contact Sam Plester, Marketing and Communications Director, National Credit Union Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414.439.9783.
Sisseton-Wahpeton FCU Seeking Assistant Manager
Sisseton-Wahpeton FCU is seeking a full-time assistant manager. This person is responsible for assisting the credit union manager in the overall management of the credit union and ensuring financial stability and member satisfaction. Other duties include overseeing lending, collections, and audits. Please submit resume to Autumn Johnson at email@example.com.
East River FCU Seeking MSR
East River FCU in Madison, SD is seeking a Member Service Representative. If you are looking for a fun and dynamic work environment, as well as competitive benefits, supportive colleagues, and opportunities to develop your career, this may be the perfect opportunity. Responsibilities include: Educating members and potential members on the credit union’s products and services; Accurately balancing cash transactions; Handling requests for loan payments, withdrawals, check requests, line of credit advances and other requests from members; and Opening new accounts and service existing accounts. Desired skills include outstanding communication skills in both oral and written communications and ability to develop rapport and create trust with members and teammates. Previous experience with cash handling and customer service preferred but not required. Click here for more information and how to apply.
1st Liberty FCU Seeking Real Estate Manager
1st Liberty Federal Credit Union is seeking a Real Estate Manager for the branch office in Great Falls, Montana. 1st Liberty is a full-service financial institution that offers a wide range of financial services; matching members’ needs with products and services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: to provide complete and compliant Real Estate, Home Equity, Advances and FHA Title I loan service to members, interview, advise, originate, underwrite and approve/deny loans. Must have knowledge in and be able to underwrite secondary market FHA, VA, Convention, RD loans. Able to act as a backup to our consumer loan processes and approvals. Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Lending Director or Vice President. Contact Jamie Jacobs, HR Director, with any questions at HR@1stliberty.org or 406-761-8300 Ext. 194. Candidates may apply here no later than October 28.
Rapid City Area Chapter Pints & Politics
A Pints & Politics Forum will be held on Thursday, October 27 in Rapid City at The Pour 54 Taphouse – 615 S. Main Street. Meet at 5:30 p.m. for social, followed by the Forum to educate legislators and candidates on the credit union difference and discuss legislative agenda items for the upcoming legislative sessions.
Credit Unions United Chapter Halloween Social
The Credit Unions United Chapter “Progressive Halloween Social” is back this year! Join your peers on Tuesday, October 25 for a “ghoulish good time” moving from credit union to credit union (see below). Prizes will be given for best group costume and most creative food. RSVP to Jennifer Jerauld at Town & Country CU.
Red River Chapter’s First “Friendsgiving”
The Red River Chapter is planning a “Friendsgiving” event on Tuesday, November 15 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Wild Terra Cider Bar, 6 12th St. N. Fargo, ND 58102. Bring a non-perishable food donation and get a free drink ticket! Thanksgiving Dinner provided by Sprit Fire for just $10.00 per person and all donations will go to the FM Emergency Food Panty. If you are unable to attend but would still like to donate, please contact Kori at firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP to Kori no later than November 10.
Making Small CU Life Easier
Your Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU) and CUNA, your national trade association, constantly work together to support small credit unions with new product ideas, compliance and policies, training, education, networking, scholarships and more. Our mission is to help you succeed! Do not hesitate to contact any DakCU staff with questions or concerns – we are your first stop for all things credit union related. Click here for more information about Small CU resources.
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