Reporting to the Associate Director of Program Design, the VITA Seasonal Training Associate is part of the Program Design & Evaluation (PDE) department at New York Cares. PDE ensures that our volunteers are making a meaningful difference on the issues that the communities we serve face. Through evidence-based program design, research, and program evaluation, PDE is accountable for program effectiveness and shaping program priorities. This team is also responsible for providing cause space and programmatic knowledge internally and externally.
The Seasonal VITA Training Associate will facilitate virtual trainings, most taking place during evenings and weekends, for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, as well as operationally overseeing these trainings and related follow-up. The VITA program provides tax return preparation support to low-income taxpayers at no-cost, each year providing volunteers with resources to return millions of dollars to New Yorkers.
This engagement is for a limited term of approximately 15 – 20 hours per week, running from late November through February.
Background or interest in volunteer management, community engagement, and/or economic empowerment
$21 per hour; This engagement is for a limited term of approximately 15 – 20 hours per week, running from late November through February