Earned Income Tax Credit Program: Tax Preparers


Cause Areas


Thu Jan 25, 2018 - Sun Apr 15, 2018


8755 Aero DriveSAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Volunteer for our Earned Income Tax Credit Program TODAY!



SAY's EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) program provides free filing for tax returns for low - to moderate income families and individuals.

Tax Filing Volunteers will receive FREE IRS training (or one can test out if they have accounting/tax preparation experience), relatively flexible time commitment, familiarity with computers, good communication skills with clients to understand financial/tax issues.

This is an excellent opportunity and great experience for students, seniors and professionals!

SAY San Diego Office (Kearny Mesa) and other locations in North Central San Diego

Start Date/End Date: Jan. 25th, 2018 - April 15th, 2018

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet and file clients taxes
  • Provide basic knowledge of financial and tax information to clients


  • Strong verbal and written communication. Ability to communicate in a professional, pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize tasks and meet established deadlines.
  • Proficient keyboard skills, including typing, word processing
  • Ability to keep accurate detailed records
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus but not mandatory
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Time Commitment:

Once a week (Monday through Friday) for 3-4 hours between 9:00am-9:00pm

Training and Support:

Training will be provided--earn a free Tax Preparer certificate from the IRS! Tax volunteers can begin online training as early as December.

In-person software training will be in January. More information to come.


  • Gain experience in basic tax filing, business and administration work
  • Become familiar with SAY San Diego’s resources
  • Pro-bono hours can be provided
  • Build community among peers and volunteers


Maria Contreras, Program Supervisor
Email: mcontreras@saysandiego.org


  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Adult Education
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week (Monday through Friday) for 3-4 hours
  • Must complete/pass online training and attend in-person training

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