Nature and Location of Position: The Tax Preparer positions will support the WNC Economic Recovery Program by preparing tax returns for qualifying WNC households through Pisgah Legal’s IRS VITA Site(s). The Tax Preparers will also be available to assist other staff and volunteers to provide tax preparation expertise, conduct quality review of returns, and serve as Site Coordinators for the VITA sites(s) as necessary. This position covers a service area of 18 counties in WNC as part of a multi-year grant funded expansion of anti-poverty work within the broad areas of free tax preparation/tax credits and outreach/enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance. The WNC Economic Recovery Program is designed to have long-term impact through two main priorities: (1) reduce the child poverty rate in each WNC county and (2) increase the insured rate through quality, affordable health care coverage in each WNC county. The program will work in conjunction with the entire PLS legal aid staff to support expanding free legal assistance to help a growing number of very low-income people each year to solve problems related to basic needs, particularly housing, domestic violence, health care, and insufficient income. Work will include travel throughout Pisgah Legal Service’s 18 county service area in WNC as well as remote services by phone and Zoom.

For more information about this position and how to apply, click here. The salary range for this position is from $31,120 – $48,339 depending on experience.

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2022.

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