VITA Volunteer Opportunities

 

Make a real difference in our community.

Become a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteer. 

No Tax Preparation Experience Necessary

Why Volunteer with VITA:

  • FREE IRS tax training and certification
  • Develop a life-long skill
  • Hands-on tax preparation experience
  • Professional reference for your resume

VITA Positions:  Volunteer Tax Preparers

  • Free Volunteer Tax Preparation Training: 36 hours
  • Volunteer Tax Preparation: 24 hours during Tax Season February through April  
  • Volunteer Interpreters a PLUS

Sign up to be a Volunteer Income Tax Preparer

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VITA Training

Volunteer Overview:

  • Our volunteers can help taxpayers capture special tax credits for which they may qualify for. Such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled.
  • Many volunteers return year after year because they find the experience very rewarding and see immediate benefit.

Volunteer positions:

VITA

  • Free Volunteer Tax Preparation Training: 36 hours
  • Volunteer Tax Preparation: 24 hours during Tax Season February through April 
  • Training: The IRS trainings for the 2021 tax season start October 30, 2021 and continue through December 11, 2021. Volunteers can attend the in-person training at CSUMB with instructors who can assist on questions and give lessons or they can proceed with the virtual option where the training is self paced.

VECAA:

Financial Aid Volunteer: Through VECAA, volunteers support students and families navigate and complete FAFSA applications in time to make informed decisions about aid packages. Virtual training starts soon. Volunteers will assist applicants who need Financial Aid for the 2021-2022 academic year. Contact Ivy English to learn more. 

For questions and more information, please contact Socorro Bernal