Starts:Saturday, July 1, 2017

Ends:Sunday, April 15, 2018

Result: (1-1 of 4)

Opportunity:Community Resource Coodinator

Date:01/01/2018 - 04/17/2018

Agency:Louisville Asset Building Coalition

Starts in January 2018! Community Resource Coordinators assist tax preparation clients find other resources in the community that they may be in need of. A database of community resources will be provided by Metro United Way. Community Resource Coordinator training includes a simple Standards of Conduct certification.

Specific Tasks Include:
Engaging clients in conversations about other needs that they may have that local service organizations could assist them with
Find the best organization to meet the client?s need, and provide them with contact information

Opportunity:Greeter/Intake Specialist

Date:01/01/2018 - 04/17/2018

Agency:Louisville Asset Building Coalition

Greeters are the first to meet the clients when they enter a tax site. They are welcoming and are there to ensure that the client meets the program qualifications and gets answers to basic questions. Greeter training includes a simple Standards of Conduct certification. This is a great opportunity for volunteers who do not want to prepare taxes, but would like to be involved with the VITA program.

Welcomes clients to the site
Explains general eligibility
Screen to ensure they have necessary documents and identification to complete their taxes
Coordinate intake process
Help with site navigation

Opportunity:Interpreter

Date:01/01/2018 - 04/17/2018

Agency:Louisville Asset Building Coalition

If you speak a language second to English, this might be the volunteer opportunity for you. Interpreter training includes a simple Standards of Conduct certification. Volunteer interpreters help to ensure that every family in the community has access to free income tax preparation services.

Specific Tasks Include:
Translate information gathered from non-English speaking clients to volunteer tax preparers in order to complete income tax returns
Ensure understanding and accurate interpretation of information exchanged between clients and tax preparers/community resource coordinators

Opportunity:Volunteer Income Tax Preparer

Date:01/01/2018 - 04/17/2018

Agency:Louisville Asset Building Coalition

Volunteer Income Tax Preparers are the heart of the free income tax program. An income tax preparer prepares Federal and State income tax returns with easy-to-use software provided by the IRS. Since an understanding of tax law and proficiency in using tax preparation software is required, all Volunteer Income Tax Preparers will compete a training program that consists of classroom training and an online certification test. No prior tax knowledge or experience is necessary. After preparing a client?s taxes, volunteers will have their work ?quality reviewed? prior to electronic filing. Preparers may also be training to provide basic financial coaching to clients and share information to help clients build financial stability. This is a great opportunity for people that want to learn more about taxes, like computers, enjoy working with the public and want to make a difference in their community!
Specific Tasks Include:
Prepare individual federal and state tax returns at designated sites
Ensure clients understand their tax returns
Provide answers to common client questions

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