MakingChange is Currently Looking for a VITA Site Coordinator

MakingChange’s mission is to empower individuals and families to achieve financial stability. We are currently seeking interested individuals to join our team for the following position:

VITA Site Coordinator

Position Overview: MakingChange is seeking a site coordinator for its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, an IRS supported community service. MakingChange is a non-profit organization focused on providing financial education and asset development opportunities. The VITA Site Coordinator is responsible for management of the community-based tax preparation site at the North Laurel Multi-Service Center. He or she provides support and guidance to volunteers who prepare tax returns for low and moderate-income taxpayers. The position will start no later than November 1, 2015 and end May 31, 2016. Please submit your resume to
for consideration based upon the qualifications and responsibilities listed below.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assume management of and ultimate responsibility for the tax site, including local operational logistics and maintaining a good relationship with community partners.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is appropriately filed and all elements of the Quality Site Requirements are met according to IRS guidelines.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers preparing federal and state income tax returns on TaxWise software.
  • Prepare and review tax returns, when necessary, and work directly with clients to correct rejected returns.
  • Implement client marketing, scheduling, sign-in and office flow procedures to ensure smooth operation of site.
  • Assist in fulfilling post tax season reporting requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years’ income tax preparation experience and knowledge of tax benefits for low and moderate-income taxpayers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse audiences.
  • Strong management skills; ability to work well with volunteers and other staff.
  • Preference for candidates who have strong computing skills and are experienced using TaxWise Online.
  • Preference for candidates who live or work near the host site and are familiar with the community to be served.
  • Preference for candidates who have tax experience at a VITA/TCE site. Strong preference for candidates who have been VITA/TCE coordinators.
  • Must be able to work 30 hours per week, including evenings and Saturdays. The schedule for tax preparation is Monday and Wednesday from 4 pm to 8 pm, Friday from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm.

Please submit your resume to for consideration.

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