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VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
RSS XML FeedBackground Active Oct 11, 2010 to Nov 11, 2010

There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer with VITA this season! Tax preparers and greeters are needed to assist during the 2010 tax filing season.  No tax experience necessary!

Volunteer Requirements include: Individuals must complete an application and background check. All volunteer tax preparers must pass an IRS Certification Test -- training and certification materials are provided free of cost. Volunteers are asked to commit 2-6 hours/week during tax season (January 18 - April 15). Tax preparers also must attend Volunteer Training Day on Saturday January 15th, 2011.  Volunteer Shifts will be available Monday – Thursday and on Saturdays; both day and evening shifts are available.

VITA Center Locations:
Mound View Neighborhood Resource Center – 1700 B Ave NE
Wellington Heights Neighborhood Resource Center – 392 15th St SE
Matthew 25 Ministry Hub – 401 3rd Ave SW
Oakhill Jackson Resource Center – 510 16th Ave SE
Mercy Medical Center
Additional Locations TBA

*Volunteers may choose one location at which to serve during the tax season. 

Important Dates:

Saturday, January 15th – VITA Training Day.  Required for all volunteers!
Tuesday, January 18th – Opening day of Cedar Rapids VITA centers

Saturday, February 12th - VITA Super Saturday at Coe College!

Thursday, April 15th – Close of tax season.

Public informational Sessions:
•    October 19, 2010
•    October 26, 2010
•    November 2, 2010
•    November 9, 2010
•    December 7, 2010

All sessions will begin at 6:00 PM and will be held at the Faches Center (951 29th Ave SW).

Additional Information and Questions:
Bonnie Sorensen
VITA Site Coordinator
Office: 319.297.3510
Email: VITA.volunteer@gmail.com


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