TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Generation USA and the League of Southeastern Credit Unions and Affiliates have partnered with Envision Credit Union through the Generation USA Credit Union Member Services Specialist Program , which is part of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation program. (SECUF) Community Spark Program in Florida.
The five-week, fully online, tuition-free program allows students to learn the basics of credit unions, call centers, account management, and online banking.
Credit union member service specialists work in credit unions as video cashiers, in-person cashiers, or call center representatives. They are responsible for providing exceptional member service through basic financial transitions and resolving member issues and inquiries.
At the end of the program, students will have the opportunity to interview Generation USA partner employees.
“Now is a great time for people to seek out opportunities to improve their financial lives, and we are very excited to partner with the League of Southeastern Credit Unions and Generation USA to provide members of our community with a path to a rewarding career in the credit union industry,” said Hollie Maddox, Senior Vice President of Operations, Envision Credit Union.
“We are thrilled with the growth of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation’s Community Spark program in Florida,” said Samantha Beeler, president of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions. “By partnering with Generation USA, we look forward to helping adult learners develop the skills necessary to advance in today’s ever-changing world of work. As industries across the country currently struggle to find and retain skilled workers, we are proud of the collaborative effort of Florida Credit Unions to continue to improve people’s lives, whether through credit union membership or creating career opportunities for Floridians.”
About the generation
Generation is a non-profit organization that transforms education into employment systems to prepare, place and support people in life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible. The global pandemic has led to an unprecedented rise in unemployment. Even before the pandemic, more than 75 million young adults were out of work globally and three times as many were underemployed – and 375 million workers of all ages needed to learn new skills by 2030. At the same time, some jobs remain in high demand and 40% of employers say a skills shortage leaves them with vacancies at the entry level. To date, more than 38,000 people have graduated from Generation programs, preparing them for rewarding careers in 14 countries. Generation works with over 3,900 employer partners and numerous implementing partners and funders. To learn more, visit usa.generation.org.
About the Southeast League of Credit Unions and Affiliates
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates represents 311 credit unions across Alabama, Florida and Georgia and has a combined total of over $165 billion in assets and over 11.2 million members. LSCU provides advocacy, compliance, education and training, cooperative initiatives, and communications. For more information, visit www.lscu.coop. Follow LSCU on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
About Envision Credit Union
Founded in 1954 by Leon County educators, Envision Credit Union is a nonprofit financial institution focused on providing exceptional value, personalized products and services to members at the lowest possible cost. Today, Envision serves more than 61,000 members in 19 counties in Florida and Georgia. With over $800 million in current assets, it has a strong focus on contributing to education-focused initiatives and upholding the credit union philosophy of people helping people.
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