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
ContactCommunity Volunteer Income Tax Program - CVITP
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  
 
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: https://apps.cra-arc.gc.ca/ebci/oecv/external/prot/cli_srch_01_ld.action
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
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
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Organization NameDurham (Region of). Social Services Department
Office PhoneOffice: 905-668-7711
Toll Free Phone1-800-372-1102
Fax905-666-6218
E-Mailinfo@durham.ca
Websitewww.durham.ca
Address & Map
605 Rossland Rd E
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 6A3
 
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Mailing AddressPO Box 623, 605 Rossland Rd E 
Whitby, ON 
Canada L1N 6A3

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