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VITA Tax Preparer

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ORGANIZATION: Lifeline Community Services

  • 18 people are interested

APPLY NOW ON OUR WEBSITE: https://nclifeline.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=519411

Position Title:
Volunteer Tax Preparer

Purpose: VITA, or Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, provides free tax preparation to low income families and individuals with an emphasis on promoting the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Volunteers will prepare, explain, and assist clients with tax returns and tax credits. All volunteers, regardless of tax preparation level, will receive free, IRS approved specialized training.

Key Responsibilities:
* Become certified tax preparers (training provided)
* Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced levels available
o Minimum level required: Basic
* Prepare and explain tax returns to clients
* Provide quality assurance
* Additional responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor

Desired Attributes:
* Bilingual (Spanish/English) desired, but not required
* Computer literate
* Ability to work independently and in teams
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Friendly, patient, and helpful demeanor
* Flexible and adaptable

Time Commitment:

During tax season, the weekly schedule will be: Wednesdays (2pm-8pm), Fridays (9am-4pm) and Saturdays (9am-4pm).

*Mandatory training begins January 2023

* Link and Learn IRS Certification
* Free Trainings
* Networking Opportunities
* Professional development

Security Checks: TB Test, Drug Screening, and Live Scan Background Check

COVID-19 UPDATE: Masks/face coverings required onsite (regardless of vaccination status), social distancing enforced, vaccine encouraged

Reports to: VITA Coordinator

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About Lifeline Community Services


200 Michigan Ave., Vista, CA 92084, US

Mission Statement

To build self-reliance among youth, individuals and families through problem solving, skill-building and accessible community-based services.


Who We Are

Lifeline Community Services is an organization of case managers, counselors, therapists, mentors, social service workers, assessment specialists, program developers, mediators, educators, youth leaders, volunteers, interns and administrators.

We are your connection to resources within the community.

We are your Lifeline.

What We're About

  • Developing resilient youth
  • Nurturing family strengths
  • Partnering to solve community problems




We'll work with your schedule.


200 Michigan AveVista, CA 92084



  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Multi-Tasking


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • January 2023 - April 2023
  • TB Test and Drug Test

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