How can you support relief efforts in Haiti and Afghanistan?

Learn more about resources to support people in Haiti and Afghanistan.

Read More
 

Multilingual?! Become a VITA Translator for our tax clinic!

Save to Favorites

Community Action Marin



Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program:

Volunteer Translator



Purpose:

The translator volunteer will provide language interpretation services to taxpayers in need of tax preparation services.



Agency contacts:

Volunteer Services - volunteer@camarin.org

Laurel Hill, Director of Safety Net Services - lhill@camarin.org

Debbie Brown, VITA Site Coordinator - dbrown@camarin.org



Responsibilities and duties:

Provide adequate and effective translation services to taxpayers.

Adhere to IRS Quality Site Requirements, including maintaining taxpayer privacy and confidentiality standards, and code of conduct.

Communicates with individuals in a respectful manner and responsive approach to differing beliefs and practices, sexual orientations, disability statuses, gender identities, ages, cultural preferences, linguistic needs, and other state and federal protected statuses.



Time commitment:

2022 Dates - Fridays (9:00am - 12:30pm and/or 12:30pm - 4:00pm)

**Dates to be added**



Required skills and qualifications:

Skills

Ability to engage with the public in a positive, productive manner

Provide necessary support to VITA Team with dedication to the Agency's mission and vision

Strong verbal communication skills

Complete all IRS training requirements: Volunteer Standards of Conduct, Intake/Interview and Quality Review, and the Volunteer Certification System



Qualifications

Proficient in English; and proficiency in Spanish desired

Proficiency in American Sign Language desired

Willingness to provide a pleasant and welcoming environment

Adapts well to a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and works effectively within a team

Tax law certification not required



Benefits to volunteer:

Helping fellow community members who need tax preparation assistance

Assisting Community Action Marin in aligning to the Agency's whole-family approach

Free Training

Letters of reference (long-term volunteer commitments)



Location:

555 Northgate Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903



Reasonable Accommodations:

This opportunity may involve physical demands (e.g. climb stairs, carrying, lifting, etc.) as the actions are essential function to the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualifying disabilities to perform essential functions.

4 More opportunities with Community Action Marin

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About Community Action Marin

Location:

555 Northgate Drive, Suite 201, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision: All of us in Marin have an equal opportunity to live our lives with dignity and respect. Mission: We make it possible for people to achieve well-being by providing the education, mental health, and vital services they need. Together, we break down the barriers that get in the way of fair and lasting change in service to better outcomes for all. Promise: Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. What We Do: We strive to improve stability, quality of life and community connection through a variety of different social services that provide the foundation to develop and sustain life skills. Our programs support clients through financial management, career coaching, free and affordable child care support, energy assistance, better nutrition, advocacy and support for families living with mental illness and overall pathways to self-sufficiency for those of low-income living in Marin. Our services are unique and broad and we are available to provide a sense of relief and guidance to our clients and have designed our services to address their needs holistically and personally.Community Action Marin's programs include: BASIC HUMAN NEEDS: Emergency Family Needs Fund, Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) EARLY CHILDHOOD & FAMILY DEVELOPMENT: Marin Head Start and Early Head Start Programs, Marin Community Child Development Centers, Central Kitchen, Bolinas Children's Center FINANCIAL EDUCATION & TAX PREPARATION: Sparkpoint Marin, VITA MENTAL HEALTH: Peer Mental Health Program, Patients Rights Advocate, Family Partnership Program CARE: Homeless Outreach Team Each program/center offers volunteer and employment opportunities geared toward specific program needs. Email us today and let us know how you want to get involved: calexandre@camarin.org

Description

OUR VISION: All of us in Marin have an equal opportunity to live our lives with dignity and respect.

PROMISE: Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

What We Do:

We strive to improve stability, quality of life and community connection through a variety of different social services that provide the foundation to develop and sustain life skills. Our programs support clients through financial management, career coaching, free and affordable child care support, energy assistance, better nutrition, advocacy and support for families living with mental illness and overall pathways to self-sufficiency for those of low-income living in Marin. Our services are unique and broad and we are available to provide a sense of relief and guidance to our clients and have designed our services to address their needs holistically and personally. Community Action Marin's programs include:

    • BASIC HUMAN NEEDS
    • EARLY CHILDHOOD & FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
    • FINANCIAL EDUCATION & TAX PREPARATION
    • MENTAL HEALTH
    • CARE: Homeless Outreach Team

Employment

WHEN

Mon Jul 26, 2021 - Mon Jan 31, 2022
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

San Rafael, CA 94903

(38.027,-122.54858)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

Report this opportunity