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About the Position
Position #: 1783
OrganizationSociety of St Vincent de Paul
Position: Tax Program Volunteer - Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Location: 828 View Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul relies on volunteer efforts to maintain a variety of services and in house programs. We are looking for help during our busy tax season (March-April) It is essential for those with lower income to file taxes in order to access vital government funding. Please help us, help them.
Description: We are looking for help to process people and paper work as individuals drop off their forms to have their taxes filed by volunteers offsite. We are looking for volunteers to give of their time to make folks comfortable, and help those that are unable to complete the intake forms independently. You will not be filing taxes.
The Social Concern office helped 2000 people file their taxes last year. All volunteers must complete a vulnerable sector criminal record check and participate in a 2 hour webinar produced by the Canadian Revenue Service. If you are a people person, and have an afternoon or two a week to help out, we can put you to work! Time is 12:30-4pm, Monday to Friday, March and April.
Training Details: 2 hour webinar provided by the Canadian Revenue Agency and orientation on site.
Working Conditions: Working with in a large room at the back of the Social Concern Office.
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: 3 1/2 hr shift one or two afternoons per week
Special Event Start Date: 2018-03-05
Special Event End Date: 2018-04-30
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support volunteers with special needs
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Senior Services, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Customer Service, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Sensitivity, Empathy
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Donna Ingram
Phone: 250-382-0712
Address: 828 View Street Victoria, V8W 1K2


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