Bilingual Intake Specialist (Part-time) in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Community Based Initiatives is a division of BakerRipley that builds on the unique economic and social assets of individuals and their neighborhoods, moving them to self-sufficiency and an improved quality of life. Largely supported by private philanthropic investment, our community-based programs engage and connect individuals to the resources that meet their emerging needs and aspirations. We provide a continuum of services including free tax preparation, family health and education, immigration and citizenship services, financial assistance and programs for youth and seniors.


Each year, Neighborhood Tax Centers assists thousands of low income families by preparing their taxes for free at twelve locations in the Houston area.  If you are interested helping others while working in a fast paced, stimulating environment, please consider joining our team.


The Intake Specialist greets clients as they arrive at the tax center, verifies that their returns are within the scope of the VITA program, verifies that all paperwork is completed, ensures that clients are served by tax preparers in the order of arrival, and provides translation services as needed. 


The part-time intake specialist position is only available at two locations.  One requires evening and weekend hours.  The other requires both Saturdays and Sundays. 


  • Greets clients as they arrive at the tax center
  • Reviews client documents to ensure completeness and that tax return is within scope and income limits
  • Ensures that all NTC paperwork is properly completed
  • Provides translation services in Spanish as needed
  • Verifies that there are sufficient supplies at the intake desk
  • Attends the NTC Intake training class
  • Passes the IRS Standards of Conduct exam
  • Other duties as assigned by Tax Center Manager or Director

Job Requirements


High School Diplom or GED            


2 years of customer service experience


Moderately proficient in Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word 


Complete flluency in Spanish and English