Register for Training and Volunteering
JOIN THE VOLUNTEER TEAM - START HERE
The IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a rewarding experience and a wonderful way to give back to your community. For each hour a volunteer contributes - $1,800 in refunds are brought back to your community. With your support, we can help more households with free VITA services.
RECRUITING THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS
Volunteer Intake Specialist - Assist taxpayers complete the Intake & Interview Sheet at the VITA site.
These positions require the successful passing of both (1) Volunteer Standards of Conduct test and (2) Intake & Interview tests. Each test is 10 questions, open book, and about take 2-3 hours to complete.
Expect 2-3 hours of studying and completing both tests.
Volunteer Tax Preparer - Prepare simple tax returns on the IRS's Tax Slayer Software.
This position requires the successful passing of (1) Volunteer Standards of Conduct, (2) Intake/Interview tests, and (3) either Basic, Advance, or Circular 230 tests.
Expect 12-20 hours of studying and completing the tests.
All tests are self-paced and open book. Also, free tax preparation software is available to help you train.
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