boston planning & development agency


Job ID
Office of Workforce Development
Grade Level


Title: Asset Building Program Intern

Summary: Summer 2021 (Unpaid)

Mission of Organization

The mission of the Boston Tax Help Coalition is to broaden pathways from poverty to financial empowerment by maximizing the impact of the earned income and other tax credits through quality, free tax preparation, financial education and economic stability opportunities.

Project Descriptions

The Asset Building Program serves low-moderate income Boston residents with credit building, saving, and financial wellness opportunities.  The Asset Building Programs Intern will work directly with the Asset Building Coordinator in the planning, management, and implementation of the Coalition’s various asset building services. Other specific tasks shall include, but not necessarily be limited to:

Asset Building Working Group (ABWG) 

  • Assist with management of the working group that oversees Coalition asset building activity
  • Take and prepare minutes from ABWG meetings
  • Help to manage partner tasks and activities between meetings

Data Entry and Evaluation

  • Assist with evaluation of the Financial Check-up programs
  • Enter and analyze data of the FCU packets
  • Collaborate with the Operations Manager, Development Coordinator, and Tax Data Intern in developing a comprehensive 2021 data report/brochure.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning new proposals and procedures for 2021 tax season relating to the FCU
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • Medium to high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. 
  • Interest in social services and community development is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as, within a team.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with SPSS or equivalent statistical analysis software a plus, but not mandatory.

Time Commitment

May/June - August 2021: 8-15 hours a week. Flexible.





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