Tax Help Volunteer
Admin, Clerical & Financial
Position Description: Tax Help is a group of community volunteers who assist low-income earners with their tax responsibilities during the July to October tax season. Volunteers will be required to give advice and help prepare simple tax returns and other tax forms for individual taxpayers. Volunteers will be trained by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and will use the their e-tax software to prepare returns.
Position Location: Gladstone
Required Skills / Experience: Enthusiasm, basic arithmetic skills and a desire to help others. Training options available to suit individual needs including self-paced learning. Volunteers must pass an open book accreditation exam set by the ATO to be part of the program.
Gained Skills / Experience: Meet new people, increase confidence and skills. Learn how to prepare and lodge tax returns using e-tax software with ongoing support from the ATO.
Training Offered / Provided:
- On The Job Training
- Training Session
Specialised support available for volunteers:
- With a Disability
- With Special Needs
- From a non-English-speaking background
- Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
- National Police Check
- Current Driver's License
Days & Times Available: Available during Tax season (July-Oct 2019). Position is available to suit volunteer any day(s) Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:00pm.
Organisation Name: Community Advisory Service
Organisation Category: Community Service, Health, Welfare
Purpose/Mission Statement: To provide a diverse range of Social Welfare and Community Services that are responsive, effective, equitable and in particular supportive for the vulnerable members of our community with the aim to build social cohesion for a connected and empowered community.
Services Provided: Information & Referral, Crisis Accommodation, Emergency Relief, Community Legal Advice, Tenant Advice & Advocacy, Multicultural Support, Counselling, Community Development, Children's Resource & Advisory Service, Volunteering Services.
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