Volunteer Tax Preparers and FAFSA Helpers Needed


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


1800 2nd StreetSuite 102Sarasota, FL 34236


Join the United Way Suncoast Free Income Tax Preparation Team and become a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteer! You can help families in your community save hundreds of dollars by becoming an IRS-Certified Volunteer Income Tax Preparer, Greeter or Translator. New this year: Learn to help families fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), so they can receive financial aid for higher education. Certify in tax preparation, FAFSA, or both. All training and materials are FREE, and no experience is necessary.


  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Financial Service Assistance
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Relationship Building

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 18 hrs for tax training, 3 hr training for FAFSA
  • Pass IRS Certification if Preparer
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