SF Bay Area chapter Community Service Event – Tax-Aid Income Tax
Preparation for 2013 Tax Season
invites you to give back to the community by becoming a volunteer with our
community partner, Tax-Aid during the 2013 tax season. Tax Aid is a501(c)3nonprofit
organization founded in 1988 by a coalition of accountants and lawyers. Its
mission is to provide free income tax preparation to low-income families in the
Bay Area at 27 locations. Join us for their 25th year of serving the
expertise is helpful, but there are also jobs that don't require any technical
knowledge. In addition to tax preparers, we need:
Volunteers must attend 1 two-hour tax
update training class in San Francisco, Mountain View, San Jose or San Rafael
(with 2 hours CPE credits) and
1 computer lab training (at Golden Gate University) at 536 Mission St. in SF.
Must volunteer for a minimum of two sessions.
Most Tax-Aid volunteers work about 8-12 hours over a few weeks.
locations with sizable Asian populations that are easily accessible for our
members in San Francisco, Peninsula, East Bay, North Bay and South Bay to
volunteer at. Cantonese and Mandarin translators are needed in San Francisco
and Oakland; Vietnamese translators are needed at Glide Memorial and Tenderloin
Community School; Spanish translators are needed in Oakland, San Mateo, Redwood
City and San Rafael.
Saturdays, from February - April 2013; various time periods
Various sites – San Francisco, Daly City, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Novato,
Oakland, Redwood City, San Jose, San Mateo, San Rafael, Sunnyvale, Yountville
Francisco: Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center, 3925
Noriega St @ 46th Ave – 10 am-3 pm.
Goodwill SF, 1500 Mission St @ 11th
St. – on Sat, 10 am-2 pm. ,BART- Civic Center
Salvation Army Chinatown, 1450 Powell Street @
Broadway St. – 9 am-2 pm.
Glide Memorial Church, 330 Ellis Street @
Taylor St. – 10:30 am-2:30 pm., BART-Powell St
Tenderloin Community School, 627 Turk St @ Van
Ness – 10:30 am-2:30pm, BART-Civic Ctr
Plus 10 more sites in San
Oakland: Lincoln Recreation Center, 250 10th St @
Harrison St – 8:30 am-12 pm., BART-12th St
Goodwill Oakland, 1301 30th
Ave – Sat, 10 am-2 pm, BART-Fruitvale
City: Daly City Public Library, 40 Wembley Dr – 10 am-2 pm.
Mateo: Martin Luther King Community Ctr. 725 Mt.
Diablo Ave – 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
City: Fair Oaks Community Center, 2600 Middlefield
Road – 9 am-2 pm.
Jose: Salvation Army San Jose, 395 N. 4th
Street – 10 am-2 pm.
Novato: Teen Gym Center, 950 7th
St – 11 am-4 pm.
Rafael: Pickleweed Community Center, 50 Canal Street – 11 am-4 pm.
Register: Register online by
going to this link: www.register.tax-aid.org/volunteer/?Refresh=1. We ask that you sign up for a minimum of two sessions and you must
sign up fora 2 mandatory training classes listed online.
Please put your company/ASCEND as the company organization when you
register so that we can track the number of ASCEND volunteers.
Please RSVP to Mary
Geong at firstname.lastname@example.org after
you have signed up and indicate which training
session and location you plan to volunteer.
Geong at email@example.com
We are looking
forward to seeing you at your selected location. Thank you for registering to
volunteer and make a significant impact on many families in our community!