Recruitment sessions scheduled for tax season volunteers 

12.01.2017 | By Jeannie Peng Mansyur

Community Education Center and Baker-Ripley Center to host sessions Dec. 5 and 11

PASADENA, Texas – The San Jacinto College Community Education Center is partnering with the Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center to provide the public with free tax assistance.

In preparation for the upcoming tax season, the centers are calling on tax professionals for the following volunteer opportunities: Tax preparer, intake specialist, translator, office volunteer and savings coach. Volunteers may earn Continuing Education Credits for enrolled agents and certified professional accountants, obtain professional references for job searches or school applications and earn volunteer service hours. Once selected, the Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center will provide free tax training to volunteers. 

Recruiting sessions will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the San Jacinto College Central Campus in C-1.108, and from 12 to 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, at the San Jacinto College North Campus in N-2.112. The Central Campus is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena, and the North Campus is located at 5800 Uvalde Road in Houston.


The Community Education Center is a part of the San Jacinto College Continuing and Professional Development division. For more information, call 281-478-2786 or email

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students each year benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers eight areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to four-year colleges or universities or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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