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Volunteer for LTSC VITA (Free Tax Preparation Services)

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Little Tokyo Service Center, a Community Development Corporation

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 14 people are interested
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Did you know 1 in 5 low-income individuals in Los Angeles don't file a return and miss out on $375 million in tax credits? Families need your help.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is an IRS program that helps low-income individuals file their return, claim their refunds, and connect them to great services at no cost.

With more volunteers, more families can access free assistance and claim every dollar they deserve.

Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) is hosting the VITA program virtually and in-person* at our downtown LA office from February to April. AND at our second site at the Angelina Apartments, close to the Echo Park neighborhood.

No previous experience required!! Learn about filing basic taxes and/or earn Continuing Education Credits. ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE IRS CERTIFICATION PROCESS PRIOR TO SERVING DURING SITE HOURS. NO EXCEPTIONS. Study materials and virtual training will be available to volunteers in mid-December 2020 and January 2021.

LTSC will continue to monitor, and adhere to all mandates and recommendations from public health officials regarding COVID-19. The safety of our volunteers and staff is of the utmost importance. *In-person volunteering will be limited until further notice.

If you are interested, please contact the LTSC VITA team by sending us an email at vita@ltsc.org or calling (213) 473-1637, ask for Kenia Sosa.

2 Shifts

  • Sat Feb 13, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (Virtual and In-person opportunity)
  • Tue Feb 16, 2021 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    Weeknights 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Virtual)
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Little Tokyo Service Center, a Community Development Corporation

Location:

231 E 3RD ST STE G106, LOS ANGELES, CA 90013, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Little Tokyo Service Center, a Community Development Corporation, is to meet the critical needs of people and to build community. We improve the lives of individuals and families through culturally sensitive social services. We strengthen neighborhoods through housing and community development. We promote the rich heritage of the ethnic community.

Description

Little Tokyo Service Center CDC has been a leading organization in the community in preservation of Little Tokyo and other neighborhoods. LTSC CDC is embarking in providing civic participation opportunities to volunteers and to engage in community work with hands on experience while empowering our residents though civic engagement. LTSC CDC is diverse in projects and is an excellent place to really interact with diverse communities.

Community
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sat Feb 13, 2021 - Thu Apr 15, 2021
10:00 AM - 08:00 PM   This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

Little Tokyo Service Center231 E. 3rd StreetG106Los Angeles, CA 90013

(34.0484,-118.24357)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • Financial Service Assistance
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Customer Service
  • Bilingual
  • Google Apps

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hr/week preferred; days flexible
  • Bilingual -Japanese, Korean, Mandarin/Cantonese, and Spanish volunteers needed!

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