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Tue Nov 01, 2016 - Sat Apr 15, 2017


1415 N Broad St, Suite 221APhiladelphia, PA 19122


Every year, the Campaign for Working Families, Inc. recruits, trains, and manages hundreds of volunteers who staff 30+ free tax sites across Philadelphia and surrounding counties, including South Jersey. In 2016, CWF’s Philadelphia and South Jersey tax sites provided over 30,000 working families with access to important tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit through free tax preparation, resource building and asset development. Each year, CWF brings millions of dollars in tax credits back to the Philadelphia area.

For this upcoming tax season, CWF is seeking highly motivated and mature individuals with above-average PC and software skills to fill our Tax Associate Intern positions. The position is ideal for students with WorkStudy Grants; however students without WorkStudy grants are encouraged to apply for the position as unpaid interns.

Individuals should possess strong quantitative skills, accounting or tax preparation experience. This is a great training opportunity for Accounting, Finance and Business majors. Tax Associate Interns will be engaged in various roles including tax preparation and operations/administrative support. Duties and responsibilities may expand based upon individual strengths and schedule availability.

Must be available to attend 16 hours of training scheduled from November to January.

Spring Schedule:Must be available to work daytime shifts, two to three days a week (Monday-Saturday) during tax season Jan. 15 th - April 30 th). Minimum weekly hour requirement is 10-15 hours. Interns will be assigned to primarily Super Sites located in Center City and the Northeast with additional sites to be determined. Each Tax Associate Intern will be assigned to a tax site for the tax season.

Students will be engaged in a variety of activities/projects including the following:

    • Obtain IRS tax certification at Advanced level
    • Assist with tax preparation trainings held for volunteers in January
    • Tax Preparation
    • Quality Review
    • Admin support to the Site Management Team

Only students who can make the commitment required under the schedule outlined above are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Jonathan: jbarnes@cwfphilly.org by December 30th, 2016.


  • Data Entry
  • Financial Literacy
  • Financial Service Assistance
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per week

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