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CWF Tax Associate Intern 2020-2021

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Campaign for Working Families, Inc

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Tax Associate Intern - Fall 2020/Spring 2021

Every year, the Campaign for Working Families, Inc. recruits, trains, and manages hundreds of volunteers
and interns who staff free tax sites across Southeastern PA and South Jersey. In 2020, in response to the
COVID pandemic, CWF launched a virtual tax prep program and instituted a drop-off method at select tax
sites, which enabled us to provide over 18,000 taxpayers with access to important tax credits through free
tax preparation, resource building and asset development services.

For this upcoming tax season, CWF is seeking highly motivated and tech-savvy individuals to fill our
multiple Tax Associate intern positions, both for our virtual and in-person tax prep programs. All students,
no matter your major, are encouraged to apply, because each intern will learn critical skills that will not
only enhance your resume but also your prospects for employment upon graduation. This position is
WorkStudy and academic credit eligible.

Individuals should possess strong quantitative skills and be extremely detailed-oriented. Previous
accounting and/or tax preparation experience is a plus but not required since training is provided. This is a
great professional opportunity for Accounting, Finance and Business majors. Tax Associates will be
engaged in various roles including tax preparation and Quality Review, as well as operations/administrative
support. Duties and responsibilities may expand based upon individual strengths and schedule availability.

Requirements & Responsibilities:
o Attend 24 hours of in-person tax prep training (or virtual equivalent)
o Assist with in-person tax prep trainings held in January for volunteers (or virtual
o Commit to 10-15 hours per week from January 18
th through April 15th (130 hours)
o Attend our annual Financial Wellness Day (or virtual equivalent)
o Serve at least one shift with our Mobile Tax Team (or virtual equivalent)
o Work closely with Site Management Team and serve as Quality Reviewer
o Support Site Management Team in administrative tasks
o Complete internship survey upon successful completion of program

Only students who can fulfill the commitments outlined above are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Jonathan Barnes,
Director of Volunteer Engagement: jbarnes@cwfphilly.org.

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About Campaign for Working Families, Inc


1415 N Broad St, Suite 221A, Philadelphia, PA 19122, US

Mission Statement

Organized in 2003, the Campaign for Working Families, Inc. (CWFI) seeks practical ways to improve the economic status of individuals and working families, so that they can have the opportunity to increase their income, wisely manage their finances, protect themselves from expensive financial services and build assets. We work to increase the economic viability of low income working households so that they can plan for stable, secure futures and can participate fully in civic and community life.


YOUR EFFORTS CAN HELP PUT MORE MONEY IN THE POCKETS OF THOSE WHO NEED IT MOST: Low-income working families are hit the hardest in these rough economic times. YOU can help bring $60,000 in tax returns to Philadelphia households by joining our effort to provide free tax preparation services. No experience necessary; we will train you to become a Resource Builder, Certified IRS Tax Preparer or Greeter. Sign up today to turn your free time into money for Philadelphia families!

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Sun Nov 15, 2020 - Sat Feb 13, 2021


1415 N Broad St, Suite 221APhiladelphia, PA 19122



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