Volunteer Income Tax Preparer (VITA)


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


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


Good with figures? Like working with people? Join Real$ense team, 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 citiziens during tax season (January - April 2017). Training classes will be held in December 2016 and January 2017. 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 Carter Elliott, Volutneer Tax Site Manager, at 904-390-3237 or cartere@uwnefl.org.

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

Please visit our Website www.realsensejax.org


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

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 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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