Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a free tax preparation service for qualifying individuals and families in Santa Barbara County. Tax returns are prepared and completed by IRS-certified volunteers each year from February through April throughout Santa Barbara County.
Site Greeter will welcome incoming tax assistance clients, provide directions for completing intake forms, and direct/manage traffic flow at the VITA sites. Volunteers must be bilingual (Spanish and English speaking). This position does not require IRS Certification but volunteers must complete the IRS Standards of Conduct Exam. United Way of Santa Barbara County will provide online and in-person training and certification during the month of January 2018. Volunteers are asked to provide at least 5-10 hours per week of FREE tax return preparation assistance during the tax season: February 1 - April 17, 2018.
To register to volunteer, please click here.
- ETC / Tax Assistance
- Financial Literacy
- Financial Service Assistance
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 5-10 hours per week (February 1 - April 15, 2017)