Volunteers are needed to provide free tax return preparation for low-to-moderate income individuals and families through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. No prior tax preparation is needed; training will be provided.
There are a variety of volunteer opportunities within the VITA program:
- Tax Preparer – Prepares basic 1040 tax returns and related schedules. Individual will also be able to answer tax law questions.
- Greeter/Screener – Greets taxpayers to create a welcoming atmosphere and performs the screening process of all taxpayers prior to moving them to the Tax Preparer.
- Interpreter – Provides bilingual assistance for Spanish speaking clients seeking tax preparation services.
Virtual VITA information sessions are available for those interested in learning more.
Here are the remaining 2021 dates:
Thursday, Sept. 23: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 6: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 19: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 9: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Register online at https://tinyurl.com/VolunteerWithVITA
The VITA program is run by A New Leaf. Details are available at TurnANewLeaf.org/VITA.
For more information, please contact Puja Sachan at 623.847.4188 x 4516 or psachan@TurnaNewLeaf.org.