Office Assistant - Humble

Humble, TX 77338

Posted: 11/06/2018 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: Health Care, Admin - Clerical Pay Rate: $12.50/hr

Pulse Staffing has a contract assignment available for an experienced office assistant with tax knowledge to oversee daily tax-site operations and implement free tax preparation for low-income and underserved populations.

Seeking a Site Coordinator for our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site, in partnership with MHHS, opening in November 2019! The Site Coordinator will oversee daily tax-site operations and collaborate with StreetCred staff to implement free tax preparation.

Time Commitment

  • November – December 2018: average approximately 5 hours/wk for training, certification, and planning
  • January - April. 2019: anywhere from 15-35 hours/wk, depending on the tax site’s open hours during tax season.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Attend tax trainings and Site Coordinator trainings and obtain IRS-required certifications
  • Manage tax site operations:
    • Volunteers: Managing, scheduling, and supervising volunteer tax preparers; training volunteers in site-specific procedures; providing ongoing training and tax updates to volunteers throughout the tax season
    • Clients: Assisting with client outreach, communicating with and scheduling clients, coordinating and overseeing the client intake process, managing client files
    • Taxes: Overseeing all volunteer tax preparation and electronically filing all tax returns, to ensure return accuracy and that proper efiling procedures are followed; troubleshooting technical issues and resolving rejected efiles
  • Regularly update and coordinate with StreetCred’s Central Staff
  • Communicate with StreetCred’s other Site Coordinators to assist each other with problem solving, question answering, and software troubleshooting throughout the tax season

This is a PART TIME position, ranging from 15-35 hours per week. Position will start in November and last through April 2019. Hours for the position: 11a-7p.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency with technology – comfortable learning new software quickly and thoroughly
  • Passion for working with low-income, vulnerable, and underserved populations

 

Position Preferences:

  • Spanish speaker
  • Pre-existing tax knowledge
  • Prior VITA experience

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