This project was completed on Jul 2, 2019
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Charise W.

Online Research

for  Tax-Aid
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted by
Jill S.

Executive Director

Posted Date
May 31, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $5,239 , allowing us to help more people with free income tax services

Project Details

What We Need
  • A compilation of research on a specific topic (e.g. industry best practices, literature review, media contacts, industry trends, etc.) including a list of sources
  • Recommendations on areas for further exploration/research
Additional Details

Inventory tracking system

What We Have In Place
  • We need help finding a low cost way to track our equipment inventory. Help us figure out the most efficient system for us.
How This Will Help

It is critical that we know where all of our equipment is at any time.

Project Plan

Prep: Information Gathering
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss specific topic(s) of interest, research objectives and information needs, as well as preferred sources/databases (if any)
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional create research questions and agree on key terms
Milestone 1: Preliminary Research Outline
  • Professional conducts preliminary online research and creates an outline
  • Professional shares outline with Volunteer Manager for feedback
Milestone 2: Research and Analysis
  • Professional conducts online research and analyzes information
  • Professional drafts a research report and creates a list of sources
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback, which Professional incorporates
  • Professional conducts an additional round of research (if necessary)
Milestone 3: Report Findings
  • Professional delivers research and shares findings with Volunteer Manager
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About The Org

Our Mission

Through skilled volunteers, Tax-Aid provides year-round free tax services to strengthen our San Francisco Bay Area community.


WOW Charise took a daunting research project and delivered beyond our expectations. She found the exact product to meet our needs. And guess what? It also doesn't cost us anything.
Jill Sturm
Jill S.

Executive Director

Online Research Project

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