The Grow Brooklyn (GB) Free Tax Program, also known as VITA, offers free tax preparation to households making $60,000 annually or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and undocumented immigrant taxpayers. IRS-certified volunteers provide basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. One important goal of the program is to assist eligible taxpayers in applying for the Earned Income Tax Credit, which can result in a substantial refund for low-income working families and individuals.
During the 2018 tax season, GB expects to open at least 5 main locations in Central and South Brooklyn, as well as the Lower East Side in Manhattan, for approximately 100 hours a week for 13 weeks. Each site is located in the offices of a partner organization.
Position Description. Intake Specialists have a large responsibility for VITA operations as the gatekeepers at their site. S/he directly is responsible for assuring that every client is aware of all the services that are available to them in a timely manner. Also, the Intake Specialist oversees client sign-in, assists clients in the completion of the Intake Sheet and surveys, and directs clients to on-site complementary services when appropriate. The Intake Coordinator reports to the Site Coordinator and works towards the goal of ensuring quality, consistent tax preparation throughout tax season. S/he must handle the intake of taxpayers at high Wages vary between $11 to $13/hour depending on qualifications.
A list of Intake responsibilities includes:
Skills & Qualifications
Local candidates only: Brooklyn, NY
Required experience: Customer Service: 2 years
Start Date: January15, 2017 End Date: April 17, 2018
Salary: $11/hr - $13/hr
Send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please no phone calls.