Employment Opportunities

BCOC changes peoples' lives- and is a great place to work! 


Responsibilities:
 Establish relationships and encourage participation in mainstream services, with a goal to increase self-sufficiency
 Provide outreach and connect those isolated by their economic condition to available government and service groups
 Present options on available resources, assist with applications, and advocate on behalf of the family or individual.
 Participation in inter-agency coordination meetings
Requirements:
 Associates degree preferred, paraprofessional or credits towards Associates degree
 Experience in Human Services, specifically with under-resourced individuals and families.
 Valid driver’s license and reliable car
 Schedule that includes some evenings & occasional weekend hours
 Ability to lift/move up to 25 lbs.
E-mail resume to sklein@bcoc.org

Food Program Warehouse Assistant

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives by helping them receive food assistance?

Bucks County Opportunity Council, a non-profit, Community Action Agency is seeking a full-time individual to work 20 hours per week in their Doylestown storage location and 20 hours per week in their Langhorne storage location. Primary responsibilities include accepting food orders, preparing food orders for distribution, maintaining inventory and other general warehouse responsibilities. In addition, this position will be required to operate agency cargo van and box truck to transport food products and be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis. Fork lift certification will also be required upon start of job. E-mail cover letter and resume to Sharon Klein at sklein@bcoc.org by January 17, 2020.

 

Weatherization Coach and tax program (VITA) Site Coordinator 

Weatherization Coach- Full-Time

BCOC seeks a full-time Case Manager skilled in providing direct client services and program support to BCOC’s Weatherization Program in the Doylestown client services office. This position will support the agency’s home energy program as well as support the LiHeap crisis program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Answer telephone calls, document required data, process applications and file maintenance.
  • Data entry, recording required program data into computer systems in a timely manner.
  • Work in partnership with BCOC Weatherization staff, Department of Public Welfare, Contractors, community partners and Bucks County residents  who   are seeking energy assistance. 
  • Requirements:
  • Bachelor or Associates degree preferred 
  • General office/clerical experience
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable car
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25 lbs.

E-mail resume to sklein@bcoc.org

Tax Program Site Coordinator- Part-Time (January – April 2020)

Bucks County non-profit seeks a Site Coordinator for volunteer income tax assistance program (VITA) location in Warminster. The Bucks County Opportunity Council is the non-profit Community Action Agency for Bucks County, and provides an array of services for low-income individuals and families, including free tax preparation. The VITA Site Coordinator will oversee and coordinate all aspects of the tax site and ensures that all services rendered to the clients are done so in a professional manner. The targeted population for VITA services includes individuals with low-income, persons with disabilities, elderly. This is a volunteer position; a stipend of $3,000 is available based on successful operations on the site. The site will operate on Wednesday evenings and Saturdays from February 1 through April 15th, 2020.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervising opening and closing of site, ensuring all necessary materials and supplies are available;
  • Ensuring all volunteer tax preparers working at the site have been IRS-trained and certified;
  • Scheduling of volunteer tax preparers and other volunteers;
  • E-Filing returns;
  • Maintaining paperwork, including intake forms, and providing for secure storage of documents per IRS regulations;
  • Employing “best practices” in all operations to ensure quantitative and qualitative results;
  • Ensuring confidentiality of all records at the site;
  • Being available to answer and respond to tax questions from clients and tax preparers;
  • Providing quality control for all aspects of operation including filing accuracy and effective customer service


Requirements:

  • Certified as a preparer by the IRS at the advanced level (Free training is provided)
  • Strong computer skills
  • Previous tax/accounting background/education preferred
  • Schedule that includes Wednesdays & Saturdays to open and close the site for the tax season.
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage volunteers and interact with clients
  • Well organized, capable of managing operations of a site
  • Ability to lift/move up to 25 lbs.

Email resume to sklein@bcoc.org