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The Salvation Army HAVEN Veteran Employment Services

Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PST)

Become A Veteran Tax Fellow

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Cal State University Northridge VITA Program in partnership with Citi Community Development, The County of Los Angeles Military Veterans Affairs, The Los Angeles Veterans Employment Committee and The Salvation Army HAVEN Veteran Employment Services:

Present the

Veteran Tax Fellow Program

Information Session

About the Initiative

Through generous grants from Citi Community Development, the Bookstein Institute for Higher Education in Taxation, and the U.S. Treasury Department, in January of 2018 the CSUN VITA Clinic is launching an innovative partnership to provide free tax preparation, financial education and financial coaching to Los Angeles veterans. Offered at multiple locations throughout Los Angeles County, the free services will empower veterans to serve their fellow veterans as IRS Tax Law Certified Volunteers throughout the 2018 tax season.

About Your Role

The CSUN VITA Clinic is looking to recruit, train and supervise up to 125 veterans who would like to serve as volunteer tax preparers in one of the clinic’s sites during the 2018 tax season. Each Veteran Tax Fellow will be provided with free access to the CSUN VITA Clinic’s educational training (approximately 32 hours of online and in-class training to take place in January) to become an IRS Tax Law Certified Volunteer. Once certified, the Veteran Tax Fellow will be deployed in one of 12 sites throughout Los Angeles to serve low-income veterans with free tax preparation (at least 12 hours of service).

About the Benefits to You

  • Impact the veteran community by helping and empowering low-income veterans to become financially resilient.
  • Become an IRS Tax Law Certified Volunteer.
  • Obtain skills and knowledge to prepare your own tax return.
  • Acquire valuable client interviewing skills.
  • Develop your oral communication and leadership skills.
  • Participate in a two-hour financial education workshop.
  • Obtain $225 for participating in the evaluation study of the initiative.
  • Explore tax preparation career opportunites

To learn more, please attend our upcoming information session by clicking the RSVP button on the top right, or you may RSVP by December 5th by calling (818) 677-3600.

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Bob Hope Patriotic Hall
1816 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PST)

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The Salvation Army HAVEN Veteran Employment Services

The Salvation Army Haven Veterans Employment Services thanks you for your service. We recognize that Veterans have great employable skills and talents and would like to assist you in your search to find the ideal job.

The Salvation Army Haven Veterans Employment Services helps Veterans gain employment matched to their interests and qualifications; helps veterans stand out to employers; shares best practices and strategies in the form of Career Management workshops; may provide supportive services to help pay for job related items and may help veterans fast track to possible job opportunities within our employer partner network currently consisting of over 300 employers. Our program is highly effective to help you with your self-directed job search.

Check out one of our many success stories here:

We provide services in the following locations:
Downtown LA
Long Beach
Santa Clarita
Van Nuys
West LA

The purpose of your initial meeting with us is twofold:
1. To identify your needs, interests, qualifications and employment goals.
2. To develop an Individualized Employment Plan to achieve your employment goals.

Please note: Our program and services are FREE of charge as we are generously funded by our wonderful donors. A list of our services are listed below.

The Salvation Army Haven Veterans Employment Services:

  • Individualized Employment Plan 
  • Job Search Strategy 
  • Job Leads
  • Resume Development / Enhancement
  • Interview Preparation including mock interview videotaping and critique 
  • Employer Direct Referrals 
  • Supportive Services - checks/gift/debit cards to pay for job related needs such as tokens, gas cards, interview clothes/uniforms, work boots, tools etc. 
  • Post-employment Coaching 
  • Referrals - to other programs as needed, i.e. skills training, on the job training; internships; legal assistance; counseling; residential/transitional housing assistance (homeless or at risk of being homeless) 
  • Career Management Training / Workshops
  • Best wishes and much success on your road to employment! We hope to hear from you soon!

North Los Angeles County
14917 Victory Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(310) 562-0357

West Los Angeles County
1401 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 694-7332

South Los Angeles County
736 E. Compton Blvd.
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 562-2874

Santa Barbara & Ventura Counties
423 Chapala St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(310) 592-9856

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