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VITA @ ASIAN, Inc

ASIAN, Inc is recruiting volunteer tax preparers to help low-income households prepare their taxes for free. The site is open on Monday-Thursday from 1 pm to 4 pm, and Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. This site is especially in need of volunteers who speak Cantonese and Vietnamese.

San Francisco, CA

4/6/20 1:00 PM + more

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center (VITA)

DAYS OF OPERATION: Mondays and Wednesdays from Jan. 27, 2020 through Apr. 15, 2020. SHIFT TIMES: - Monday 4PM - 8PM. - Wednesday 4PM - 8PM. - Simply choose ONE of the above shifts that you can do on a weekly basis! If you can do both shifts, that's great but not required. ROLES / LANGUAGES NEEDED: We need volunteer tax preparers! GOOGLE MAP: 1848 Bay Rd, East Palo Alto, CA 94303. SITE COORDINATOR: Alex Nerguizian. NOTE ABOUT SHIFT ABSENCES: If you need to miss a couple of our shifts (due to pre-planned vacations, family obligations, work, sick), that is okay! Just be sure to let us know in advance since our entire staff is made up of volunteers and we need to make sure we have enough coverage. About Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center has been participating in the local Earn It! Keep It! Save It! tax coalition for 5+ years! Our site team is small but mighty, helping ~250 taxpayers each tax season, by appointment. We look forward to having you join us as we work to help more local community members with free tax preparation! If you have any questions, please hit the "Click to email this contact" link below to shoot me (Alex) an email. FIRST: Sign up for this site. To sign up for our site as a volunteer, simply click on the "+ or -" sign next to the first operating day below (for the day of the week that you want to do). For example, if you only want to volunteer on Wednesdays from 4-8pm, click on the "+/-" symbol next to the first Wednesday 4-8pm date. Then click on the "Sign Up" button! You will automatically be added to all of the shifts for that specific day/time of the week. After signing up, you should receive an email confirmation! NEXT: Sign up for training. EXPERIENCED / RETURNING: (link coming soon). FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS: (link coming soon). You can read more about the exact steps for becoming certified as a tax volunteer here: http://earnitkeepitsaveit.org/training. Simply choose the type of volunteer you are and follow the steps!

East Palo Alto, CA

4/6/20 4:00 PM + more

VITA @ Golden Gate University

GGU is recruiting volunteer tax preparers to help low to mid income households prepare their taxes for free. The site is open on Mondays and Fridays from 4 pm to 7 pm.

San Francisco, CA

4/6/20 4:00 PM + more

VITA @ Tri-Valley Career Center

Tri-Valley Career Center is a bustling and professional free tax preparation site open each Wednesday during the tax season. The site sees a diverse group of clients. Volunteers are needed for two shifts, either morning (10 am to 2 pm) or afternoon (2 pm to 6 pm). Volunteers who are fluent in a second language are always needed. There is ample parking in the lot nearby. Training for this site is held in Dublin on January 11th, 18th, and 25th, more information about training will be available after you register!

Dublin, CA

4/8/20 10:00 AM + more

VITA @ Parent Services Project

Parent Services Project hosts a bustling VITA site on Wednesdays in the Canal neighborhood of San Rafael. Spanish-speaking volunteers and translators are critically needed. There will be two shifts; volunteers are welcome to sign up for both if interested.

San Rafael, CA

4/8/20 11:30 AM + more

VITA @ Building Skills Partnership - Alameda

DAYS OF OPERATION: all Thursdays from Feb. 20, 2020 through Apr. 9, 2020 SHIFT TIMES: - 9:30AM - 11AM (early morning) - 11AM - 12:30PM (midday) - 2PM - 3:30PM (early afternoon) - 3:30PM - 5PM (late afternoon) - Simply choose ONE of the above shifts that you can do on a weekly basis! If you can do multiple (or all) shifts, that's great but not required. ROLES / LANGUAGES NEEDED: We are looking for volunteer tax preparers, greeters / intake specialists, translators, and a savings champion (who would be in charge of helping taxpayers sign up for the savings raffle)! We especially need volunteers who can speak Spanish. This is NOT a requirement to volunteer at this site, but the majority of our clients speak Spanish. GOOGLE MAP: 1650 Harbor Bay Pkwy, Alameda, CA, 94502. SITE COORDINATOR / LEADER: Gabriela Berumen. NOTE ABOUT SHIFT ABSENCES: If you need to miss a couple of our shifts (due to pre-planned vacations, family obligations, work, sick), that is okay! Just be sure to let us know in advance since our entire staff is made up of volunteers and we need to make sure we have enough coverage. About Building Skills Partnership Building Skills Partnership (BSP) is a statewide non-profit whose mission is to improve the quality of life of building service workers and their families across the state of California by providing access to education, workplace development opportunities, and much more! Through our Financial Capability program, we offer financial capability classes, community workshops, financial coaching, and free tax preparation services (VITA). Building Skills Partnership has been participating in the local Earn It! Keep It! Save It! tax coalition for 4+ years! We look forward to having you join us as we work to help more local community members with free tax preparation! If you have any questions, please hit the "Click to email this contact" link below to shoot me (Gabby) an email. FIRST: Sign up for this site! To sign up for our site as a volunteer, simply click on the "+ or -" sign next to the first operating day below (for the shift time that you want to do). For example, if you only want to volunteer on Thursday at 11am, click on the "+/-" symbol next to the first Thursday 11am date. Then click on the "Sign Up" button! You will automatically be added to all of the shifts for that specific day/time of the week. After signing up, you should receive an email confirmation! NEXT: Sign up for training. Contact us for more information!

Alameda, CA

4/9/20 9:30 AM + more

Sacred Heart Community Service (VITA & DIY-Taxes) - Weekly Team 2020

DAYS OF OPERATION: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays from Jan. 21, 2020 through Apr. 30, 2020. SHIFT TIMES: - Tuesday 2PM - 6PM (early shift) - Tuesday 4PM - 8PM (late shift) - Thursday 2PM - 6PM (early shift) - Thursday 4PM - 8PM (late shift) - Sunday 10AM - 2PM (early shift) - Sunday 12PM - 4PM (late shift) - Simply choose ONE of the above shifts that you can do on a weekly basis! If you can do multiple shifts, that's great but not required. - We have overlapping shifts so that we have enough volunteer staff coverage to: cover our volume of appointments and allow volunteers to take breaks. ROLES / LANGUAGES NEEDED: We want you to join us as a volunteer tax preparer, greeter / intake specialist, or translator (Spanish)! Additionally, our site is looking for a couple more volunteers that can certify in Foreign Student Certification -- this is NOT a requirement to volunteer at our site, but if you're up for it, it would definitely be helpful to have since we see some foreign students (being near several colleges and all). SPECIAL CLOSURE DATES: Not open on 2/16, 3/31 and 4/12 due to President's Day holiday weekend, Cesar Chavez holiday, and Easter respectively. GOOGLE MAP: 1381 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95110. SITE COORDINATORS / LEADERS: Magesh Jayapandian, Judi Vera, John Wills, John Thatcher, Marcy Taylor, Niranjan Nilakantan. NOTE ABOUT SHIFT ABSENCES: If you need to miss a couple of our shifts (due to pre-planned vacations, family obligations, work, sick), that is okay! Just be sure to let us know in advance since our entire staff is made up of volunteers and we need to make sure we have enough coverage. About Sacred Heart Community Service Sacred Heart Community Service (SHCS) brings our community together to address poverty in Silicon Valley. Through a comprehensive array of community organizing committees, mutual support programs, and resources, we are working together to improve our lives. Our vision is a community united to ensure that every child and adult is free from poverty. We have been participating in the local Earn It! Keep It! Save It! tax coalition for 10 years (this upcoming season will be our 10th tax season)! We look forward to having you join us as we work to help more local community members with free tax preparation! If you have any questions, please hit the "Click to email this contact" link below to shoot me (Adriana) an email. FIRST: Sign up for this site. To sign up for our site as a volunteer, simply click on the "+ or -" sign next to the first operating day below (for the day/time of the week that you want to do). For example, if you only want to volunteer on Thursdays from 4-8pm, click on the "+/-" symbol next to the first Thursday 4-8pm date. Then click on the "Sign Up" button! You will automatically be added to all of the shifts for that specific day/time of the week. After signing up, you should receive an email confirmation! NEXT: Sign up for training. EXPERIENCED / RETURNING: GO HERE. FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS: SIGN UP HERE. You can read more about the exact steps for becoming certified as a tax volunteer here: http://earnitkeepitsaveit.org/training. Simply choose the type of volunteer you are and follow the steps!

San Jose, CA

4/9/20 2:00 PM + more

VITA at The Women's Building

The Women's Building is recruiting volunteer tax preparers to help low-income households prepare their taxes for free. The site is open on Thursdays from 5 pm-9 pm, and Saturdays from 9 am-2 pm. This site is also looking for greeters and translators, in addition to tax preparers. The site is especially in need of volunteer who speak Spanish, English, Cantonese, Hindi/Urdu, or Russian.

San Francisco, CA

4/9/20 5:00 PM + more

VITA @ 4Cs (EKS)

4Cs hosts VITA with clients every Thursday night during the tax season from 5 pm to 8:30 pm. The site serves many families with children and is especially in need of Spanish speaking volunteers, tax preparers, greeters, and intake volunteers. There is ample parking at the Hayward location. Volunteers at this site generally take advantage of the training at Cal State East Bay the first three Saturdays in January. More information will be available after you register.

Hayward, CA

4/9/20 5:00 PM