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Volunteer for Tax Time

January 11th, 2018

Are you pondering your goals, plans and hopes for 2018?  Considering if you want to give back more or volunteer in your local community?

If you are, Tax Time has GREAT opportunities for you coming very soon.  The tax season is quickly approaching and we would love to have you VOLUNTEER at one of our tax sites in 2018.

We are currently preparing volunteers to help operate our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites.  We will need volunteers to greet clients, prepare taxes for clients and provide special events assistance at these sites.

If you are interested in being a Tax Preparer or Greeter, please read our Volunteer Guides for each position.  These will show you the training and certification levels required for each volunteer position:

If you are interested in volunteering at a special event only, please contact us for more information.

Once you have read the appropriate Volunteer Guide, check out our upcoming in-person training opportunities listed below.  These in-person trainings are geared toward the Tax Preparer volunteer role and are optional (See Volunteer Guides for more details).  If you are interested in in-person training for other volunteer roles, please contact us.

Interested in an In-Person Volunteer Training?

New Volunteer Training (Tax Preparer) – Only register for one of these sessions:

January 13, 2018, Saturday:  9am-2pm  Register HERE
January 20, 2018, Saturday:  9am-2pm  Register HERE

**Location:  Goodwill Columbus – 1331 Edgehill Rd, Columbus, OH 43212

Open Lab (Tax Preparer): 

January 27, 2018, Saturday:  9am-2pm  Register HERE

This will provide an opportunity to complete the online volunteer certification testing in a supportive environment.  We will have several experienced VITA volunteers there to help get you through any tough questions or tax scenarios you are having trouble with.

**Location:  Goodwill Columbus – 1331 Edgehill Rd, Columbus, OH 43212

Returning Volunteer Training (Tax Preparer) – Only register for one of these 2 sessions:

January 23, 2018, Tuesday:  6-8pm  Register HERE

 

**Location:  United Way of Central Ohio – 360 S. Third St., Columbus, OH 43215

We look forward to seeing you at our training or out at the tax sites. If you have any questions/concerns, please feel free to contact us at any point!

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