Tax Clinic Volunteer

(Durham (Region of). Social Services Department)

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Position ID: V-OSH1167
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2021
Last Full Update: 02 Mar 2021

Opportunity Details: Tax Clinic Volunteer

Contact Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - CVITP
Duties With 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  
Interested Volunteers need to connect with an community agency that is collaborating with CVITP such as the Oshawa Public Library, the Salvation Army Oshawa or search the directory found here:
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Benefits Increase your tax knowledge, gain new skills and improve existing ones * do work that is valued and recognized and helps individuals and families
Clients Those eligible for the CVITP program, with modest income and simple tax situations * can include low income residents, newcomers, seniors and those living with disability
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of Interest Advocacy ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Poverty & Homelessness ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/Experience Communication & 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 Length Short Term
Interaction Level One-on-one
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Dates and Times Clinic times/days vary depending on community agency
Seasons Tax season runs March through April but some clinics run year round
Location Community agencies, libraries in Durham Region
Number of Positions Ajax ; Brock ; Clarington ; Durham Region ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) ; Whitby 
100 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided ; On-line training via CIVTP and tax software provided to volunteers * clinics are set up in local community agencies
Additional Requirements Click here to apply  
Depending on the role you select, a police check may be required 
Must be approved to use EFILE via CIVTP or provide a police records check

Agency Details: Durham (Region of). Social Services Department

Office Phone 905-668-7711
Toll Free Phone 1-800-372-1102
Fax 905-666-6218
Address & Map
605 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 6A3
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Mailing Address PO Box 623, 605 Rossland Rd E 
Whitby, ON 
Canada L1N 6A3

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