Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
VITA Tax Volunteers
Volunteer Position: EITC Program Tax Preparation Volunteer
Description: Volunteer Tax Preparers work with clients in a one-on-one setting to help them file their annual federal and state tax returns. Tax preparers use a computer program called TaxWise to enter in the clients’ information and file their return electronically. Prior to volunteering, Tax Preparation Volunteers are required to complete a free IRS online training course that teaches the basics of tax law. This can be completed online or attend a free in-class training at their volunteer site.
Volunteer Position: EITC Program Intake Volunteer
Description: The Intake Volunteer will work with clients when they initially come to the site to have their taxes filed. The Intake Volunteer prepares client folders for tax preparers; assists with site preparation; greets and makes clients feel comfortable at the site; helps clients fill out the intake sheet; provides literature on financial literacy programs and affordable health care services available to eligible clients.
Volunteer Position: Benefit Eligibility and Application Assistance Volunteer
Description: The Benefit Eligibility Volunteer will screen clients for potentially eligible public benefits when they initially come to the site to have their taxes filed. The Benefit Eligibility Volunteer will utilize pre-determine screening tools, identify benefits clients may be eligible for, provide applications for such benefits, schedule appointment for client for application assistance, and assist clients completing applications.
Dates and Times Volunteer opportunities are available Mondays-Saturdays throughout San Diego County, and Sundays in the City of San Diego.
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