Income Tax Screener

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COVID-19 Support: 
No
Virtual work: 
No
Position description: 

To provide support to the Income Tax Clinic by assessing the eligibility criteria for low income seniors and people with disabilities.

The 411 Seniors Centre is a multi-purpose drop-in centre for seniors located in downtown Vancouver. Its main purpose is to provide low-cost, prevention-based services, programs and self-directed activities to seniors in the Greater Vancouver area.

Deliverables/Duties: 

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Preparation of simple income tax returns for low-income seniors and people with disabilities - Keep tally sheet of number of clients served - Refer income tax clients to Information and Referral Volunteers for additional assistance if needed - Will observe good ethical skills and maintain client confidentiality - Follow policies and procedures for the 411 taxation - Notify the Coordinator of planned absences

Qualifications: 

Good communication skills and an empathetic manner - Reliable, organized and detail-oriented - Ability to work as part of a team with volunteers, clients and staff - Knowledge of other language(s) is helpful

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
English as a second language (ESL)
People with physical disabilities
Additional Information: 

- Increase practical skills in completing income tax returns
- Gain experience working with seniors
- Certificate of Appreciation from 411 Seniors Centre
- Invitation to 411 Seniors Centre's Annual Volunteer Appreciation Party
- Reference letter for exceptional volunteers

How to apply: 
mmurguia@411seniors.bc.ca
Contact person: 
Monica Murguia
Contact phone: 
604-684-8171
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Seniors
Volunteerism
Mission:
Cause tags:
Position type:
Skilled Role:
Yes
Number of volunteers required:
12
Position start/end date:
1 Mar 2021 to 29 Apr 2021
Time Committment:
6 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
The 411 Seniors Centre Society
333 Terminal Avenue
704
Vancouver, BC V6A 4C1
Last Updated: February 23, 2021
Posting will Automatically Expire: May 24, 2021