United Way Seeking Volunteers for VITA 2017


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When

Fri Oct 21, 2016 - Wed Feb 01, 2017

Where

1500 N MainSuite 200Fort Worth, TX 76164


About

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to provide free tax preparation to local residents with low to moderate income, not to exceed an annual income of 54K. The United Way of Tarrant County is currently seeking volunteers for the 2016/2017 income tax season. VITA is a free service and will aid qualifying local residents in claiming their tax refund dollars and EITC (Earned Income Credit)

Volunteers are needed throughout January to April to assist with the tax sites. There is also year round volunteer opportunities for some tax site locations. Volunteer hours are flexible and depend on the volunteer’s availability.

Trainings for new tax season will begin in January 2016. This volunteer opportunity allows you to serve as a Certified Tax Preparer, Greeter/Intake Specialist, or Interpreter

The critical times for volunteers is during the last week of January and the month of February. Without volunteers, we can not help the families of Tarrant County.

All trainings and training materials are free and will be provided.

We look forward to hearing from in hopes that you will be interested in Volunteering with United Way Tarrant County VITA.

Yours In Service

Pennie Clayton, VITA Volunteer Coordinator

Skills

  • Spanish
  • Interpreter
  • Customer Service
  • English
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Training for new season starts in January 2017
  • No Previous Tax Experince Needed; Locations throughout Tarrant County, Free Training
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