Opportunities from: United Way of Central Jersey

Volunteer: VITA Summer Workshops AUGUST - Interested in Preparing Income Taxes - Sign up for VITA!

VITA Summer Workshops (August) - Let us know your interest -  New Volunteers only! Sign up receive a notification when the schedule is posted.

AUGUST (Part 1) Middlesex County College

Who needs to File a tax return & Why - Implication of using an Incorrect Filing Status - Claiming someone else's dependents on my returns! What if I don't report all my income?  Red Flags on my return!  How much should I really be paying to file my returns?

 

AUGUST (Part 2) Middlesex County College

Understanding what's on your tax return, Ethics for VITA, Basic Tax Law Concepts, Client Intake & Tax Return reviews, Tax Software familarization

Minimum of 5 participants required for each workshop:  Please encourage a  friend/colleague to sign up with you.

 

Requirements for VITA Tax Preparers & Quality Reviewers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Qualify Review Certification Advanced Level Certification & 1 Optional Certification (HSA or International)  Signed copy of IRS Volunteer Agreement on completion of all above certifications (3) Agree to serve at a minimum 3-4 hours weekly

Requirements for Client Intake Specialists

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Quality Review Certifications Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

 

Requirements for Translators & Schedulers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview Certification Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

United Way of Central Jersey teams up with the IRS and community partners each year to provide free tax services through the United Way Income Tax Assistance Program. Volunteers will prepare returns at one or more of our many locations in Middlesex County.

For the 2017 filing season, United Way of Central Jersey saved residents three-quarters of a million dollars in tax preparation costs through free, qualified tax preparation. According to the IRS, United Way and its partners are leading providers of volunteer income tax assistance in New Jersey.

 "This service is aimed at low and moderate income taxpayers," said Gloria Aftanski, President of United Way of Central Jersey. "For the 2017 filing season, close to $2,200,000 was returned to residents of the community in the form of tax credits and refunds."

The IRS has selected United Way to direct a coalition of community partners in order to increase the reach of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program.

Let us know if you need additional information by contacting Charmaine Rodriguez by email: crodriguez@uwcj.org

Thanks to all of our volunteers Making A Difference this 2017 Tax season!

 

 

Agency: United Way of Central Jersey - NJ - Milltown
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 08/01/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 08817
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: VITA Summer Workshops - Evening - New Volunteers - July 5th & 7th, 7:00pm- 8:30pm

 

VITA Summer Workshops July   -  New Volunteers only!

July 5, 7:00 - 8:30 (Part 1) Crabiel Hall, room TBA

Workshops to include the following - Who needs to File a tax return & Why - Implication of using an Incorrect Filing Status - Claiming someone else's dependents on my returns. What if I don't report all my income?  Red Flags on my return!  How much should I really pay for my returns?

 

July 7th: 7:00 -8:30pm (Part 2) Crabiel Hall-  room TBA

Understanding what's on your tax return, Ethics for VITA, Basic Tax Law concepts, Client Intake & Tax Return reviews, Tax Software familarization.

 

Minimum of 5 participants required for each workshop:  Please encourage a  friend/colleague sign up with you.

 

Requirements for VITA Tax Preparers & Quality Reviewers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Qualify Review Certification Advanced Level Certification & 1 Optional Certification (HSA or International)  Signed copy of IRS Volunteer Agreement on completion of all above certifications (3) Agree to serve at a minimum 3-4 hours weekly

Requirements for Client Intake Specialists

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Quality Review Certifications Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

 

Requirements for Translators & Schedulers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview Certification Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

United Way of Central Jersey teams up with the IRS and community partners each year to provide free tax services through the United Way Income Tax Assistance Program. Volunteers will prepare returns at one or more of our many locations in Middlesex County.

For the 2017 filing season, United Way of Central Jersey saved residents three-quarters of a million dollars in tax preparation costs through free, qualified tax preparation. According to the IRS, United Way and its partners are leading providers of volunteer income tax assistance in New Jersey.

 "This service is aimed at low and moderate income taxpayers," said Gloria Aftanski, President of United Way of Central Jersey. "For the 2017 filing season, close to $2,200,000 was returned to residents of the community in the form of tax credits and refunds."

The IRS has selected United Way to direct a coalition of community partners in order to increase the reach of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program.

Let us know if you need additional information by contacting Charmaine Rodriguez by email: crodriguez@uwcj.org

 

 

 

Agency: United Way of Central Jersey - NJ - Milltown
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 07/05/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 08817
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: VITA Summer Workshops - Evening - New Volunteers - July 10 & 13, 7:00pm- 8:30pm

 

VITA Summer Workshops July   -  New Volunteers only!

July 10, 7:00 - 8:30 (Part 1) Crabiel Hall, room TBA

Workshops to include the following - Who needs to File a tax return & Why - Implication of using an Incorrect Filing Status - Claiming someone else's dependents on my returns. What if I don't report all my income?  Red Flags on my return!  How much should I really pay for my returns?

 

July 13th: 7:00 -8:30pm (Part 2) Crabiel Hall-  room TBA

Understanding what's on your tax return, Ethics for VITA, Basic Tax Law concepts, Client Intake & Tax Return reviews, Tax Software familarization.

 

Minimum of 5 participants required for each workshop:  Please encourage a  friend/colleague sign up with you.

 

Requirements for VITA Tax Preparers & Quality Reviewers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Qualify Review Certification Advanced Level Certification & 1 Optional Certification (HSA or International)  Signed copy of IRS Volunteer Agreement on completion of all above certifications (3) Agree to serve at a minimum 3-4 hours weekly

Requirements for Client Intake Specialists

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Quality Review Certifications Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

 

Requirements for Translators & Schedulers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview Certification Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

United Way of Central Jersey teams up with the IRS and community partners each year to provide free tax services through the United Way Income Tax Assistance Program. Volunteers will prepare returns at one or more of our many locations in Middlesex County.

For the 2017 filing season, United Way of Central Jersey saved residents three-quarters of a million dollars in tax preparation costs through free, qualified tax preparation. According to the IRS, United Way and its partners are leading providers of volunteer income tax assistance in New Jersey.

 "This service is aimed at low and moderate income taxpayers," said Gloria Aftanski, President of United Way of Central Jersey. "For the 2017 filing season, close to $2,200,000 was returned to residents of the community in the form of tax credits and refunds."

The IRS has selected United Way to direct a coalition of community partners in order to increase the reach of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program.

Let us know if you need additional information by contacting Charmaine Rodriguez by email: crodriguez@uwcj.org

 

 

 

Agency: United Way of Central Jersey - NJ - Milltown
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 07/10/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 08817
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: VITA Summer Workshops - New Volunteers - July 10 & 13, 1:00 -2:30pm

 

VITA Summer Workshops July   -  New Volunteers only!

July 10, 1:00 - 2:30 (Part 1) Crabiel Hall, Room TBA

Workshops to include the following - Who needs to File a tax return & Why - Implication of using an Incorrect Filing Status - Claiming someone else's dependents on my returns!. What if I don't report all my income?  Red Flags on my return!  How much should I really be paying to file my returns?

 

July 13th: 1:00 -2:30pm (Part 2) Crabiel Hall, Room TBA

Understanding what's on your tax return, Ethics for VITA, Basic Tax Law Concepts, Client Intake & Tax Return reviews, Tax Software familarization

Minimum of 5 participants required for each workshop:  Please encourage a  friend/colleague to sign up with you.

 

Requirements for VITA Tax Preparers & Quality Reviewers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Qualify Review Certification Advanced Level Certification & 1 Optional Certification (HSA or International)  Signed copy of IRS Volunteer Agreement on completion of all above certifications (3) Agree to serve at a minimum 3-4 hours weekly

Requirements for Client Intake Specialists

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Quality Review Certifications Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

 

Requirements for Translators & Schedulers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview Certification Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

United Way of Central Jersey teams up with the IRS and community partners each year to provide free tax services through the United Way Income Tax Assistance Program. Volunteers will prepare returns at one or more of our many locations in Middlesex County.

For the 2017 filing season, United Way of Central Jersey saved residents three-quarters of a million dollars in tax preparation costs through free, qualified tax preparation. According to the IRS, United Way and its partners are leading providers of volunteer income tax assistance in New Jersey.

 "This service is aimed at low and moderate income taxpayers," said Gloria Aftanski, President of United Way of Central Jersey. "For the 2017 filing season, close to $2,200,000 was returned to residents of the community in the form of tax credits and refunds."

The IRS has selected United Way to direct a coalition of community partners in order to increase the reach of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program.

Let us know if you need additional information by contacting Charmaine Rodriguez by email: crodriguez@uwcj.org

Thanks to all of our volunteers Making A Difference this 2017 Tax season!

 

 

Agency: United Way of Central Jersey - NJ - Milltown
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 07/10/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 08817
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: VITA Summer Workshops - New Volunteers - July 5 & 7, 1:00 -2:30pm

 

VITA Summer Workshops July   -  New Volunteers only!

July 5, 1:00 - 2:30 (Part 1) Crabiel Hall, Room TBA

Workshops to include the following - Who needs to File a tax return & Why - Implication of using an Incorrect Filing Status - Claiming someone else's dependents on my returns!. What if I don't report all my income?  Red Flags on my return!  How much should I really be paying to file my returns?

 

July 7th: 1:00 -2:30pm (Part 2) Crabiel Hall, Room TBA

 Understanding what's on your tax return, Ethics for VITA, Basic Tax Law Concepts, Client Intake & Tax Return reviews, Tax Software familarization

Minimum of 5 participants required for each workshop:  Please encourage a  friend/colleague to sign up with you.

 

Requirements for VITA Tax Preparers & Quality Reviewers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Qualify Review Certification Advanced Level Certification & 1 Optional Certification (HSA or International)  Signed copy of IRS Volunteer Agreement on completion of all above certifications (3) Agree to serve at a minimum 3-4 hours weekly

Requirements for Client Intake Specialists

Ethics Certification Intake Interview & Quality Review Certifications Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

 

Requirements for Translators & Schedulers

Ethics Certification Intake Interview Certification Minimum of 2-3 hours weekly

United Way of Central Jersey teams up with the IRS and community partners each year to provide free tax services through the United Way Income Tax Assistance Program. Volunteers will prepare returns at one or more of our many locations in Middlesex County.

For the 2017 filing season, United Way of Central Jersey saved residents three-quarters of a million dollars in tax preparation costs through free, qualified tax preparation. According to the IRS, United Way and its partners are leading providers of volunteer income tax assistance in New Jersey.

 "This service is aimed at low and moderate income taxpayers," said Gloria Aftanski, President of United Way of Central Jersey. "For the 2017 filing season, close to $2,200,000 was returned to residents of the community in the form of tax credits and refunds."

The IRS has selected United Way to direct a coalition of community partners in order to increase the reach of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program.

Let us know if you need additional information by contacting Charmaine Rodriguez by email: crodriguez@uwcj.org

Thanks to all of our volunteers Making A Difference this 2017 Tax season!

 

 

Agency: United Way of Central Jersey - NJ - Milltown
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: runs until 07/05/2017
Agency Requirement: >16 years old
Zip Code: 08817
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Administration/ Computer - Janitorial Dept.

Volunteer wanted to create spreadsheet reports, enter data onto spreadsheets, other computer duties.  Additional admin work can include filing, office duties.  No phone calling.  Hours weekdays 9 am to 2 pm; work all these hours or any part of them; scheduling is flexible, but we do ask for a minimum of four hours a week.  Must have average or better knowledge, experience in Excel.

Agency: The Arc Mercer
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 08638
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Volunteer Confidential Sexual Violence Advocates

We are always recruiting individuals over the age of 18 who would like to assist survivors of sexual violence. No experience is necessary to take advantage of this opportunity. We provide a free 50+ hour Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate training that prepares volunteer advocates to answer the 24-hotline and accompany survivors to forensic examinations, the police station, and court.  Bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply!  Please call us at 732-321-1189 x240 or email us for more information or to schedule an interview.

Agency: Middlesex County Center for Empowerment
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 08837
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Financial Dept. - General Office Help

Volunteer wanted one day a week, preferably for 4 hours, at Arc Mercer's Finance Dept. to help out with filing and general office duties.  Mon, Tue, or Wed.  Choose your own hours, but according to the need of the opportunity.  Ideal for senior or retired person who'd like to avoid being bored by staying home.  Office experience not necessary.

Agency: The Arc Mercer
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 08638
Allow Groups: No

Volunteer: Administrative - Supportive Living Unit

Volunteer wanted to prepare reports and data enter statistics on Arc Mercer's developmentally disabled consumers.  Also will create worksheets in Word of meeting minutes.  Average proficiency or better is needed in Word and, especially in Excel. You choose your own hours, but according to the needs of the volunteer job.  A minimum of four hours a week is suggested. Weekdays

Agency: The Arc Mercer
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 08638
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Volunteer Mentor

JOIN A TEAM THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE – VOLUNTEER! NeighborCorps relies on volunteers to fulfill our mission of assisting people to successfully transition from jail back into their communities. We need dedicated individuals who want to be part of a Navigator mentoring team to walk with program participants on their journey to wholeness. Navigators receive thorough training and ongoing support from the NeighborCorps team.

Please contact Program Director Justina Otero at NeighborCorps@gmail.com or 732-675-1452 for information about how your time and talents can benefit NeighborCorps.

Agency: NeighborCorps Re-entry Services
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 08904
Allow Groups: Yes

Volunteer: Steering Committee Member

JOIN A TEAM THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE – VOLUNTEER! NeighborCorps relies on volunteers to fulfill our mission of assisting people to successfully transition from jail back into their communities. We need volunteers who are interested in helping with the administrative tasks of running the program. NeighborCorps is overseen by an active Steering Committee of community members with diverse skill sets and backgrounds.  We need volunteers that can also assist with research and development as we are looking to grow our program and the services/activities that we provide to our Participants.  Please contact Program Director Justina Otero at NeighborCorps@gmail.com or 732-675-1452 for information about how your time and talents can benefit NeighborCorps.  
Agency: NeighborCorps Re-entry Services
Opportunity Type: Volunteer
Date: ongoing
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 08904
Allow Groups: Yes

Advocate: Rutgers Students Needed to manage the Rutgers Chapter - the Student United Way!

Seeking: Students to manage the chapter - Board member positions

Calling for Rutgers college students interested in "Making A Difference" on the New Brunswick campus and in the community!

Students needed to head up the United Way Chapter on campus.  Please submit your resume to crodriguez@uwcj.org

Congratulations to the Student United Way of Rutgers for bringing home the Promising Practice, Advocate award 2014-2015! Learn more about what we did to earn this award and how to be a part of future projects.

http://www.unitedway.org/student/awards

https://www.facebook.com/rutgersSUW

Sponsored by United Way of Central Jersey

 

 

 

Agency: United Way of Central Jersey - NJ - Milltown
Opportunity Type: Advocate
Date: runs until 09/01/2017
Agency Requirement: >18 years old
Zip Code: 08850
Allow Groups: Yes