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Site Coordinator, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (Part-time; Pottstown Office)
The VITA Site Coordinator provides coordination, organization and supervision for all aspects of VITA site location(s). The Site Coordinator is responsible for overseeing assigned site(s) operation during the filing season.
Complete tax law training and certification. Training will be provided.
Maintain schedules for volunteers to work at sites.
Ensure free services are provided to all qualifying taxpayers.
Ensure adequate volunteer coverage, supplies, and equipment is scheduled/ maintained at corresponding Volunteer Tax sites.
If necessary, compile timely statistical reports and provide to relevant sponsor(s), stakeholders and/or partners.
Monitor site(s) to ensure that all processes are being done correctly.
Organizational and leadership/management skills.
Basic tax knowledge. Basic tax training and certification will be provided.
Basic computer skills for inputting tax return information.
Able to deal with volunteers, stakeholders, partners, and the public in a helpful and supportive manner.
Pride in performing tasks completely and accurately.
Length of service: This position preferably begins in November 2016 and runs through May 2017. The Coordinator will recruit and work with volunteers. Volunteers will be asked to serve from January 2017 through April 15, 2017. Days and evening time slots will vary depending on need.
About the VITA program: The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help to people who cannot afford paid professional tax assistance. Volunteers help prepare basic tax returns for tax payers with special needs, including persons with disabilities, non-English speaking persons and elderly taxpayers. All sites will offer electronic filing.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to Mark Lieberman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compensation: Part-time (15-20 hours per week at $15 per hour)
Posted September 8, 2016
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