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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.

Currently accepting applications for Volunteers for all positions for the upcoming tax season starting February 1st, 2018.

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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: February 1st - April 18th

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:

Tax Preparer

  • Prepare tax returns with clients
  • Tax preparation training (30 hours online & classroom)
  • Site training (2 hours, very easy)
  • Online, open-book test
  • Review accuracy of returns

Commitment: 4 hours, once a week, for 11 weeks

Intake Specialist

  • Oversee check-in process
  • Educate the participants on available programs
  • Create a pleasant atmosphere for participants and volunteers.
  • Site training (2 hours, very easy)

Commitment: 4 hours, once a week, for 11 weeks