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Job Opening

Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Volunteer

Department

Type of Job

Volunteer

Site

Onsite

Job Location

111 Mountain View Street, Weaverville, CA, USA

Published

December 12, 2022

About the job

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Duties:

· Meet individually with clients, interview clients, review tax documents, and prepare returns using professional tax software.

· Connect clients to meaningful savings opportunities including U.S. Savings Bonds and credit union accounts

Qualifications:

· Must successfully complete free tax preparation training and pass IRS certification test

· Must maintain client confidentiality

· Ability to build rapport & discuss sensitive financial information with care

· No prior tax experience is required, but an ability to prepare a basic tax return or other relevant classroom or work experience in tax law or accounting is recommended

Time Requirement:

· A minimum of one 4-6-hour shift, one to two weekdays (Monday – Friday) per week during tax season (January 25th to April 18th)

· Our greatest need is during February and early March, when our tax site is the busiest

Training:

· Tax Volunteers are required to attend a pre-season orientation and complete the training

· Training is online through IRS’s Link and Learn system, which can be done at HRN with one-on-one mentoring and assistance

· Both new and returning Tax Volunteers must pass the IRS certification exam

Benefits:

· Gain professional skills while helping families in Trinity County boost their financial stability!

· Free tax law and tax preparation training, culminating in IRS certification

· Support from trained Vita Volunteers and staff with 15+ years’ experience

Job Description: Qualifications and Job Duties

Download the job description for a list of qualifications and job duties.

How to Apply

Contact: Jeanetta Trounday, Site Coordinator, at jtrounday@hrntrinity.org or (530) 623-2024

Application Deadline:

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