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Various locations around Wayne CountyDetroit, MI 48202


VITA Volunteers

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs are community based partnerships managed by the IRS that provide free tax return preparation assistance to low-to-moderate income taxpayers, seniors, people with disabilities and non-English speakers.

ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE TRAINING. IF you would like to come to a group training or schedule a one-on-one training, please contact Mallarie at mgainer@waynemetro.org or 313-324-7920 to schedule a training.

Available Positions:

Income Tax Preparer: Volunteer Income Tax Preparers establish the greatest degree of public trust by providing top quality service and upholding the highest ethical standards.

Tax Site Assistant: Provide support to the site and IRS tax law certified volunteer income tax preparer by completing the Intake/Interview process with taxpayer. The Tax Site Assistant interviews the taxpayer to ensure all necessary information is gathered to prepare an accurate return while upholding the highest ethical standards.

Greeter: Provide support to the site and IRS tax law certified volunteer preparers by screening all taxpayers to ensure they have all necessary information and documents required to complete a tax return. Greeters cannot answer any tax law questions unless they are certified in tax law.


  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 hours throughout the season

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