Tax Clinic Volunteer

(Durham (Region of). Social Services Department, Whitby - Rossland Rd E - Regional Headquarters)

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Position ID: V-OSH1167 Last Modified: 05 Apr 2019 Last Full Update: 05 Apr 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactCommunity Volunteer Income Tax Program - CVITP; Phone: 1-800-959-8281
DutiesWith a local Durham Region community agency that is collaborating with CVITP, complete income tax and benefit returns for individuals who have modest income * simple tax situations, help client to access and maintain entitled benefits * volunteers do not complete returns for individuals with complex tax situations
More Info Linkcanada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program/lend-a-hand-individuals.html
BenefitsIncrease your tax knowledge, gain new skills and improve existing ones * do work that is valued and recognized and helps individuals and families
ClientsThose eligible for the CVITP program, with modest income and simple tax situations * can include low income residents, newcomers, seniors and those living with disability
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Poverty & Homelessness ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Basic understanding of income tax is helpful
Commitment LengthShort Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesClinic times/days vary depending on community agency
SeasonsTax season runs March through April but some clinics run year round
LocationCommunity agencies, libraries in Durham Region
Number of PositionsAjax ; Brock ; Clarington ; Durham Region ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) ; Whitby 
 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; On-line training via CIVTP and tax software provided to volunteers * clinics are set up in local community agencies
Police CheckRequired
Additional Requirements Click here to apply  
 
Must be approved to use EFILE via CIVTP or provide a police records check
Agency Details
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Organization NameDurham (Region of). Social Services Department, Whitby - Rossland Rd E - Regional Headquarters
Office Phone905-668-7711
Toll Free Phone1-800-372-1102
Fax905-666-6218
E-Mailinfo@durham.ca
Websitewww.durham.ca
Address & Map
605 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 623 
605 Rossland Rd E 
Whitby, ON L1N 6A3

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