VITA Tax Preparer Program


Cause Areas


Thu Dec 01, 2016 - Thu Apr 13, 2017


The Salvation Army Social Services1215 Fulton Street EastGrand Rapids, MI 49503


Tax Preparer

Date: February 2017* - April 2017, Every other Thursday from 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Salvation Army Social Services, 1215 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids

Description: Tax Preparer volunteers will attend 2 all day training sessions in *December 2016 or January 2017 learning tax law and TaxWise software classes and must receive a passing score on the IRS Certification Exam. Once volunteers have been trained, they will volunteer to assist low to moderate income wage earners to complete their tax returns. This program is run in partnership with the Kent County Tax Credit Coalition through the United Way.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older, pass a background check, and attend special training sessions provided (or have the ability to pass the IRS Certification Exam on your own).

Sign Up Link:


Angela Gillisse

Quality Assurance Coordinator

The Salvation Army Social Services

(616)459-9468 ext 1385

Fax (616)459-5372


Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week
  • Attend 16 hours of training or pass IRS exam

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