Volunteer opportunity description

One branch of the MinKwon Center’s Social Services Program focuses on providing free tax preparation services to the underserved Asian immigrant community. As a NYC Free Tax Prep site, MinKwon Center is in partnership with the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DWCP). We are actively looking for volunteers who can provide direct assistance to our clients.


  • Answer phone calls and schedule client appointments
  • Prepare tax returns and NYC-210 forms
  • Conduct intakes and eligibility screenings for VITA Tax Filing
  • Greet clients and help them check-in for appointments
  • Maintain confidentiality of customer information


  • Supervision: Volunteers are supervised by the Social Services Director and/or VITA Tax Coordinator
  • Hours: Minimum of 4 hours a week; 8 hours preferred
  • Duration: January – April 2020



  • Language proficiency in English and Korean or Mandarin

  • Strong organizational skills and independence, requiring minimal supervision

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to complete IRS Standard of Conduct, Intake/Interview, and basic tax law training and certification (formal training is available)

  • All volunteers are required to pass the Standard of Conduct and Intake/Interview certification

  • A desire to empower the Asian American community

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times


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About the organization

MinKwon Center for Community Action

Yoon Ji Kim
Social Services Director
718-460-5600 ext: 502
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