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Volunteer Income Tax Preparer (VITA)

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Good with figures? Like working with people? Join the RealSense team and be a part of the best and brightest group of volunteers in northeast Florida! https://www.unitedwaynefl.org/realsense

VITA Income Tax Preparer (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance):

Receive IRS training to certify as a free tax preparer, helping less fortunate citizens during tax season (January - April 2020). Training classes will be held in December 2019 and January 2020. Attend a December or January session.

Prepare simple tax returns for low-to-middle income working individuals, free of charge. VITA volunteers are asked to donate at least 30 hours of time over the course of the 3 month tax season.

VITA tax sites are located all over Duval, Clay, Baker, Nassau, Putnam, Bradford, and St. Johns counties.

For more information, contact Steve Norris, Tax Program Manager, 904-390-3250, steven@uwnefl.org.

RealSense is a United Way of Northeast Florida led initiative, with a dynamic coalition of nearly 80 partnering organizations that bring resources together to improve the prosperity of our community's most financially challenged working citizens.

Please visit our Website www.unitedwaynefl.org/volunteer.

We look forward to working with you.

The RealSense Team

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About RealSense


c/o United Way of Northeast Florida, 40 East Adams St., Ste. 200, Jacksonville, FL 32202, US

Mission Statement

Proactively provide resources to improve the prosperity of our community's most financially challenged citizens.


Led by United Way of Northeast Florida, RealSense is a coalition of nearly 80 community partners that bring resources together to improve the prosperity of financially challenged citizens via services such as income tax preparation, financial education, and a matched savings program, each provided free of charge.

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c/o United Way of Northeast Florida40 East AdamsSuite 200Jacksonville, FL 32202



  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Customer Service
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Community Outreach
  • Data Entry


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 24 hrs training and 40 hrs of service during tax
  • Computer skills, able to work in fast paced environment

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