Professional Development

Job Title: Community Outreach Coordinator

Organization

The North Georgia Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (NGA LITC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping low income people and families in its community achieve financial independence by conducting educational events and outreach activities to provide information about tax issues and providing direct representation and assistance for low-income individuals and families experiencing tax controversies. The NGA LITC provides services to people and families of all races and ethnicities across the state, and our primary outreach efforts are targeted towards Hispanic, Latinx, and immigrant communities in metro Atlanta and North Georgia.

Over the past year, the NGA LITC has represented more than 100 low-income clients in a range of tax matters. We have helped our clients reduce or compromise more than $500,000 in tax liabilities and obtain more than $30,000 in refunds, and we have provided information about important tax topics to many more through outreach events and the distribution of educational materials. This assistance has helped our clients remain in homes, keep children in school, and pursue new career opportunities.

Overall Summary
The Community Outreach Coordinator will provide essential support to the NGA LITC’s community outreach and engagement efforts. These efforts will include helping to build and maintain relationships with key community partners to facilitate collaborative efforts to spread awareness of the organization and its programs and to host programs to educate community members about important tax issues. They will also include coordinating various aspect of planning such events. In addition to its primary community outreach role, the Community Outreach Coordinator will provide general support to all operations of the NGA LITC. This will include assisting with direct client representations, including preparing forms and organizing documents, to help resolve tax cases and performing periodic administrative tasks, including assisting with grant applications and compliance.

Essential Functions
• Community Outreach (50%)
o Networking with key community partners, including nonprofits, advocates, businesses, and associations
o Attending nonprofit trainings to remain current on community outreach methods and implementing best practices
o Identifying opportunities for collaborations with partners for community outreach and education events
o Planning and coordinating event logistics, including seeking sponsorships
o Maintaining organization’s website update feed and social media profiles
• Assistance with Legal Work (35%)
o Supporting clinic’s direct client representations by organizing documents and filings, drafting correspondence, and assisting in managing case flows
o Curating and maintaining client files, including both physical files and online client information database
o Assisting clients in using online case management system
• Administrative Work (15%)
o Assembling information and forms for periodic grant applications and required post-grant reports

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience working in an office setting
• Legal industry and/or nonprofits experience strongly preferred
• Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred

Hours and Compensation
• Hours: 15-20 hours per week, expected to grow into a full-time position over time
• Schedule: Flexible, TBD after an offer is made
• Compensation: $15,000 annual salary + benefits
Contact: Please send resume to Eric Santos, Executive Director, at esantos@gataxclinic.com