WE ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING VITA VOLUNTEERS FOR THE 2019 TAX SEASON!
Dedicated volunteers are needed to provide free tax preparation services to people with limited incomes. By helping working families take advantage of programs like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), you can help bring in millions of dollars to the local community -- dollars to help working families jumpstart their savings, reduce debt and invest in Greater Akron.
No experience is necessary and training is provided.
Benefits of volunteering:
- Build your resume
- Learn a new skill
- FREE IRS-certified training
- Flexible schedule
- Continuing Education Credits as a Certified Tax Professional
- Attend a 1 day training – lunch is provided
- Be willing to work at least 5 shifts during tax season
- Shifts during the day, evening and Saturday
Training Times and Dates
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10 | 9 AM-4:30 PM
MONDAY, JANUARY 14 | 9 AM-4:30 PM
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19 | 9 AM-4:30 PM
This class is only for individuals who have volunteered for a VITA site before or who have extensive tax law experience.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 | 9 AM-12:30 PM
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 | 9 AM-12:30 PM
In addition to the initial training, United Way will offer some additional IRS certifications and practice courses. You may sign up for these courses after you have attended your initial training course.
Military Certification: TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 | 5-8 PM
Health Savings Account Certification: TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 | 5-8 PM
Site Coordinator Training: THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 | 9 AM-12 PM
Site Coordinator Training: THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 | 5-8 PM
Tax Slayer Practice Lab: THURSDAY, JANUARY 17 | 1-4 PM
Tax Slayer Practice Lab: THURSDAY, JANUARY 17 | 5-8 PM
Volunteer shifts will start January 20, 2019
Training takes place at the Financial Empowerment Center in Kenmore, 1060 Kenmore Blvd, Akron, Ohio 44314
Contact Rebecca Miklos for more information at 330-685-9313 or email@example.com.