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Remote Volunteer Tax Preparer

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Boston Medical Center, StreetCred

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Job description

Are you looking to give back to your community?

StreetCred is looking for volunteers!

Volunteers are the cornerstone of StreetCred. It is only because of our committed and compassionate volunteers that we have been able to return over $9 million to 4K low-income families since the 2016 tax season.

VOLUNTEER TAX PREPARERS

This is a great opportunity to engage with the community, provide direct service in a healthcare setting, and feel great about putting cash right in the pockets of families who need it most.

No prior tax knowledge is required (seriously!).

We will make sure you get the training you need to competently and confidently prepare tax returns.

*This position is an unpaid, entirely remote one. Where you can help those in need from the comfort of your home!

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Individuals willing to volunteer for 3-5 hours per week, mid-January through mid-April. (training will likely take place remotely, October - December).

English-Speaking Volunteers.

Spanish-Speaking Volunteers.

Haitian-Creole-Speaking Volunteers.

Individuals with access to a computer with internet, and a phone.

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Complete online training and certification.

Be available to work on assigned returns throughout the week (on your own schedule).

Prepare tax returns for patients, their families, and the surrounding communities.

Assist with client intake and quality review.

For more information and TO SIGN UP

If you have questions and/or are looking for more information, You can sign up to be a volunteer by going to: https://forms.gle/8Vwe1QLCWpzuK18f6, or, email us at info@mystreetcred.org and we will get back to you within 48 hours.

CONTACT INFORMATION www.mystreetcred.org

(617) 414 - 5170

WEALTH IS HEALTH

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship

COVID-19 considerations:

Fully remote positions!

More opportunities with Boston Medical Center, StreetCred

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Boston Medical Center, StreetCred

Location:

840 Harrison Ave,, Boston, MA 02118, US

Mission Statement

StreetCred seeks to be a national, self-sustaining, social impact organization providing tax preparation in hospitals and clinics, targeting families eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC). Through this service, StreetCred aims to: (1) Alleviate poverty while synergistically improving health care delivery. (2) Improve child health outcomes via increased financial stability, increased participation in pediatric care, and reduction of traumatic stress.

Description

StreetCred will provide free tax preparation services in conjunction with health care visits to families using the Boston Medical Center (BMC) for pediatric care during the 2015-2016 pilot year. Working in partnership with the Boston Tax Help Coalition, we are looking to recruit and train volunteer tax preparers. We plan to expand services to other hospitals, clinics, and community sites across the country in upcoming tax seasons.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Executive Admin
  • Financial Planning
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Financial Service Assistance

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-5 hours per week
  • Must be able to pass an IRS certification exam after completion of training

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