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VITA Volunteer at Americana (Tax Preparation)

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Americana Community Center

  • 7 people are interested

Americana is a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site. Our participants are eligible to receive free tax services through a partnership with the Louisville Asset Building Coalition (LABC).

All volunteers must complete virtual training (even if you have volunteered before) and complete a certification exam to volunteer at the tax site. The trainings are scheduled for seven hours, which allows for 4 hours of content and an optional 3 hours to complete the exam with the help of LABC staff. Volunteers may certify at the basic or advanced level. They recommend volunteers with no tax experience start with basic training, but you can easily become advanced certified at a later time if you choose. Anyone interested in volunteering should also complete the volunteer application, located at https://forms.office. com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx? id= m2GYTy0gP0GMzzYdVyE7zbEKxT7HN3 dIhB7iBk93nXlUOTUyMlFaVkYyOFNS V1JYUFMzSzVPTjI1TS4u

Virtual Events and Information Sessions can be found here: https://labclearn.org/ events/

At this point in time, there are both in-person and virtual opportunities for this upcoming year. There is no prior experience needed when applying to assist with tax assistance. Please email Americana's Volunteer Coordinator, Sarah Henckel, for more information (volunteering@americanacc.org).

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About Americana Community Center

Location:

4801 Southside Drive, Louisville, KY 40214, US

Mission Statement

Americana Community Center seeks to provide a spectrum of holistic social services that enable the many diverse residents of the Americana neighborhood and surrounding area. This enables people to discover and utilize internal and external resources to build strong families, to create a safe and supportive community, and to realize their individual potential.

Description

The Americana Community Center is located in the South End of Louisville. The South End has a large concentration of varied ethnic groups, with 26 different languages spoken. The Americana Community Center exists to be responsive to the needs of the diverse community by providing language and family based services to refugees, immigrants and other U.S. born citizens.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • ETC / Tax Assistance

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Please try to commit for the duration of the tax season to whichever session you choose
  • Volunteer Orientation at Americana, LBAC training

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