Help your community by preparing taxes for low-wage workers. Become a VITA tax volunteer in SoCal!


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Cause Areas

When

Thu Nov 10, 2016 - Fri Apr 21, 2017

Where

828 W. Washington Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 900151936 W. Chapman Ave. Orange, CA 928684001 El Cajon Blvd. Suite 211 San Diego, CA 92105Los Angeles, CA 90015

About

BSP is looking for VITA Volunteers to give back to their community. The VITA volunteer will meet with the janitorial workers based on their appointment time and will help complete the taxes via computer. The VITA volunteer must pass the VITA exam by their second time taking the exam and be willing to volunteer up until the end of Tax Season: April 21, 2017. Training of Basic Tax exam through the IRS Certification and Financial Capability Services will be provided.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare for the VITA Test. (Materials will be provided)
  • Be willing to volunteer 2 days out of the week.
  • Be meticulous when assisting with taxes.
  • Volunteer until April 21, 2017.
  • Pass the VITA test.
  • Walk-through Financial Capability services with tax-filer.

Job Requirements:

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English required.
  • Flexibility, strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong intercultural communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds.
  • Willing to commit at least once a week for the duration of tax season.

Email a resume with cover letter explaining interest and qualifications to Monica Echavarria at

mechavarria@buildingskills.org

Skills

  • Financial Service Assistance
  • Financial Literacy
  • ETC / Tax Assistance

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 days per week
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