Tax Clinic Volunteer

EMCN is in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency, operates free Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) tax clinic for newcomers. We are searching for volunteers who would like to help newcomer individuals and families through tax filing and connecting them to benefits between February and March.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend trainings
  • Interview Clients and gather all relevant tax information
  • Prepare their tax returns on UFile
  • Determine eligibility for additional benefits to which they may be entitled
  • Accurately entering all client information into the tax preparation software
  • Diligently collecting and completing all mandatory documentation
  • Respect and ensuring client confidentiality and privacy

To Volunteer in this Role You Should:

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have a valid SIN
  • Must qualify for an EFile account (requirements include: have filed at least one Canadian tax return, and be in good standing with CRA)
  • must speak fluent English
  • must be able to attend and complete volunteer training courses through EMCN or CRA
  • Be flexible and patient
  • Be able to commit reliably to a volunteer schedule
  • Have a positive, encouraging manner
  • Respect people of all cultures
  • Have good computer skills
  • Experience preparing tax returns is an asset, but is not mandatory

Minimum Commitment

4+ hours per week between March and April 31, 2023  for a minimum commitment of 4 months and be available for training between January and March.

Location Time                                        Start Date End Date Address
Work from home or at EMCN office Office Hours Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/ Fri 9:00am – 4:30pm

From home during work hours and Evenings and weekends

 Anytime February

(training will start in January)

April 31, 2o2310170 112 Street

10170 112 Street

**Please note that Volunteer Services office will closed for two weeks for the holiday season, we might reply to all the applicants in January, 2023. 

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