A whopping 70 undergraduate students from local universities have applied to be London Citizens Money Mentors!
These Money Mentors will be trained by the Citizen Schools team, Credit Action and Money Saving Expert.com as peer facilitators to deliver our Money Mentors financial literacy programme to 4,000 young people in schools across London over four weeks this June and July.
With Jessica Jones, Money Mentors co-ordinator, and Ben Hammond, Citizen Schools Co-ordinator having shortlisted candidates today, the next step is interviews next Thursday. Jess and Ben were bowled over by the quality of the candidates applying - almost all to the letter showing experience of community action, work with young people and an interest in economic education...
An action shot of Jess Jones, Money Mentors co-ordinator, shortlisting Money Mentors applicants.