Get Involved

Help hardworking, income eligible families gain valuable tax savings! 

Choose an opportunity that fits your backgroound & interests

The Average volunteer commitment is two to four hours per week from Mid-January to April 15. Volunteers are required to maintain the confidentiality of taxpayer information. 

Free Training is provided to become an IRS Certified VITA/Tax-Aide Volunteer. 

ADVANTAGES

Help individuals and families in your community save on filing costs with free tax preparation.

Use tax education to prepare your own taxes in confidence.

Be one of 240 volunteers who provided 8,000 hours of service to neighbors in need!

Volunteer opportunities include:

>> Tax Preparer

Help taxpayers complete their returns using taxpayer-provided information.

Review completed return for quality and accuracy. Requires nine hours of free 

online class training. Flexible training schedule offered.

>> Quality Reviewer

Use a designated Quality Review tool to evaluate completed tax returns for

accuracy. Correct errors and provide feedback to a volunteer preparer. Requires

nine hours of free online-class training. Flexible training schedule offered.

>> Greeter

Welcome taxpayers to a VITA site. Screen all taxpayers upon arrival to ensure

each has the necessary information to complete his or her return. Monitor site

traffic to ensure sufficient time is allowed to serve filers.

>> Scheduler

Screen taxpayers to determine the type of assistance they need and the forms

that will be required to complete their returns. Schedule tax return appointment

with a preparer having the appropriate technical level.

>> Asset Specialist

Provide financial education materials to taxpayers and answer questions as

necessary. Make referrals upon request.

>> General Office Assistant

Survey taxpayers and provide completed surveys to VITA site coordinator. Assist

with the traffic flow at the site to make sure waiting times are minimal. Assist

the VITA site coordinator as needed.

For more information, contact the Program Director at trandle@unitedwaygcr.org or

click here to sign up using our volunteer website.