Public Service Opportunity: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic

Interested in helping indigent clients, including immigrants and refugees, prepare their taxes in pring 2008 while earning public service credit? If so, please read the following:

Lunch 'n Learn on Wednesday, November 14, 2007, at 12:10 p.m. in Room 177. Carrie VanWinkle, associate director of Americana Community Center, will provide detailed information about the clinic and what is expected of student volunteers.

If you cannot attend the Lunch 'n Learn, e-mail Mary Jo Gleason at maryjo.gleason@louisville.edu or Sarah Aronhime at sparon001@louisville.edu for more information.

Requirements to Participate in the Clinic:

  1. Sign up for the clinic anytime after the Lunch 'n Learn by sending an e-mail to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu . E-mails sent to Ms. Scinta prior to the Lunch 'n Learn will not be considered. (You do not have to attend the Lunch 'n' Learn in order to participate in the clinic.)
  2. Attend the mandatory training session on January 12, 2008. The training session will last approximately 8 hours and be held at the Americana Community Center.
  3. Commit to volunteering at least 30 hours in the clinic.
  4. Indicate on your reservation form fluency in any language besides English.

NOTE: Space is limited, and graduating students who need public service credit will be given priority. If you meet the criteria for priority treatment, you must indicate that in your e-mail to Ms. Scinta. Students who are not selected will be placed on a waiting list.