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Become a VITA Volunteer!

Why should YOU become a VITA Volunteer?

Because YOU can help hard working families in the community get back the tax credits they deserve, such as Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC), and help improve financial stability in the community by offering free tax preparation services! As a VITA volunteer you will also learn valuable skills.

 

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Who: Adults committed to bringing back over $6.2 million in unclaimed Earned Income Tax Credits to Frederick County Families

When: January 20 - April 15

Where: Various VITA sites throughout Frederick County

We Provide:

  • Free tax law training
  • E-file software training
  • Administrative support
  • A great volunteer experience

No experience needed. We will train you!

Available Volunteer Positions:

Advanced Preparer

  • Oversees volunteers, supplies, and equipment; Check completeness and accuracy of returns
  • Tax law training required (20 hours/online)
  • Site training (1 hour)
  • Online, open-book test

Commitment: 5 hours, once a week, for 12 weeks

Tax Preparer

  • Prepare tax returns with clients
  • Tax law training (20 hours/online)
  • Site training (1 hour)
  • Online, open-book test

Commitment: 5 hours, once a week, for 12 weeks

Site Host/Hostess

  • Open and close tax site, oversee check-in process, educate the participants on available programs, create a pleasant atmosphere for participants and volunteers.
  • Site training (1 hour)

Commitment: 5 hours, once a week, for 12 weeks