VITA Program Coordinator

Full Time

Full Year

Job Summary:

This full-time position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work with multiple community organizations and partners to maintain VITA tax clinics and expand the program.


The Vice President of Community and Neighborhood Development, following adopted policies of The Community Partnership of the Ozarks, Inc, evaluates the VITA Program Coordinator.

Reporting Structure:

The VITA Program Coordinator reports to the Vice President of Community & Neighborhood Development

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and/or maintain relationships with community organizations and partner agencies;
  • Implement marketing strategies to promote the traditional VITA tax clinics and Facilitated Self-Assisted sites;
  • Recruit and retain volunteers;
  • Organize and give informational presentations on a regular basis;
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with Site Coordinators and each site that sponsors a tax clinic;
  • Maintain an appointment schedule for the clinics that are appointment-based;
  • Actively seek funding sources and opportunities for the program;
  • Certify as a volunteer tax preparer and assist in at least one VITA clinic each week through preparing taxes and assisting the Site Coordinator with other duties;
  • Establish new partnerships with community organizations to expand services to under-served and minority populations;
  • Monitor program expenses and document in-kind services, numbers served, outcome measures, etc. as required for reports to grand and funding sources;
  • Implement evaluation methods for program;
  • Maintain confidentiality;
  • Participate in CPO’s resource development/fundraising activities;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • Required minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Three (3) years prior paid work experience;
  • Knowledge of local/community resources;
  • Strong computer skills, especially internet and Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher);
  • Experience with program/event planning and management;
  • Experience and knowledge of budget development and management;
  • Flexible schedule and must be able to work some evenings and weekends;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to take a team approach and develop relationships within the agency, and in the public and private sectors;
  • Public speaking/facilitation skills;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to measure and evaluate program performance;
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Experience and knowledge of grant writing and facilitation;
  • Must be able to effectively communicate the mission and work of the Community Partnership of the Ozarks, Inc.

Position Clarification:

The position of is a grant-funded position and is based upon funding availability. This position is a non-exempt full-time position.