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2021: VITA @ Sacred Heart Community Service

Help us as a tax volunteer for the upcoming tax season! If you have already attended a volunteer orientation, go ahead and click on "Express Interest" below if our site works with your schedule. If not, please attend an orientation first before signing up for this site to learn what the tax volunteer program is all about! Site details: - Volunteering begins Jan 19th and ends April 15th. - Site will be offering limited drop-off services in-person for tax clients. Most clients will be dropping documents off in-person. - Volunteers will be needed for in-person help, as well as virtual /remote. - Let me know what day of the week / time works best for you to help us! - Especially need volunteers that can speak Spanish! - Our new address: 1381 South First Street, San Jose, 95110.

San Jose, CA

2021: VITA @ Santa Maria Urban Ministry

Help us as a tax volunteer for the upcoming tax season! If you have already attended a volunteer orientation, go ahead and click on "Express Interest" below if you can help our team help our taxpayers from previous years. If not, please attend an orientation first before signing up for this site to learn what the tax volunteer program is all about! Site details: Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Santa Maria Urban Ministry volunteer team! We need a few more experienced / returning volunteers to help us in-person and remotely! This is a site that will process tax returns in-person AND remotely (for those volunteers who want to be remote) for low-income individuals and families. Taxpayers will come in for very limited in-person appointments and some we will collect documentation for and upload for remote volunteers to work on. We plan to run our in-person operation on Saturdays from 9am-12:30pm. If you are helping remotely, the hours are flexible! In years past, we've helped a lot of families and individuals who live close to our building. If you speak multiple languages like Spanish or Vietnamese, great! English only is ok as well. We will train you on our remote process so that you are comfortable with your role. Just let me know if you can help in-person or even remotely!

San Jose, CA

2021: VITA at West Valley Community Services (Virtual)

Help us as a tax volunteer for the upcoming tax season! If you have already attended a volunteer orientation, go ahead and click on "Express Interest" below if our site works with your schedule. If not, please attend an orientation first before signing up for this site to learn what the tax volunteer program is all about! Site details: Thank you for your interest in volunteering at West Valley Community Services! This is a remote site that will process tax returns for low income and homeless individuals and families. Volunteering begins on February 2nd and will end on April 10th. If you speak multiple languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese, We need you! English only is ok as well. Must be comfortable with doing virtual Zoom/Google Hangout and phone appointments. Most will be drop off only to be processed without an appointment. Let me know what day of the week / time works best for you to help us with tax returns! - Address: 21265 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014

Cupertino, CA

2021: VITA @ San Jose City College (Virtual)

Help us as a tax volunteer for the upcoming tax season! If you have already attended a volunteer orientation, go ahead and click on "Express Interest" below if you can help our team help our taxpayers from previous years. If not, please attend an orientation first before signing up for this site to learn what the tax volunteer program is all about! Site details: Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the San Jose City College volunteer team! This is a remote site that will process tax returns for low-income individuals, families, and students. Taxpayers will submit their documents to us through GetYourRefund.org and we will prepare their returns over the course of 1-2 weeks. Volunteering begins on February 1st and will end on April 15th. Days and hours are flexible. In years past, we've helped a lot of families and individuals who attend San Jose City College or live close to it. We also help a lot of students from the college, area, and Foreign Students. If you speak multiple languages, great! English only is ok as well. We will train you on the GetYourRefund platform so that you are comfortable with your role. Just let me know what day of the week / time works best for you to help us with tax returns! (Example: "I'm only available to help on weekends.") This way I can assign cases for you to work on that align with your availability.

EKS/VITA - Intake Volunteer for GetYourRefund.org

To all of our tax volunteers-- If you volunteered at a one of our tax sites last year or in a previous year, please prioritize helping out at that site! If your VITA site will temporarily be closed for the upcoming tax season OR if you simply want to help out an additional site, consider helping out with our GetYourRefund.org online operation! All volunteering with the UWBA GetYourRefund team will be remote. We will provide more information in mid-December and training to all GetYourRefund volunteers in January. This specific role of Intake Volunteer will involve you engaging with the taxpayers that have completed the intake sheet remotely and uploaded their documents. Your role will be to connect with the taxpayer, make sure they have filled out the documentation completely, and ensure they have uploaded the documents that are needed for tax preparation. Training will be provided. Requirements for Intake Volunteer role: - Must be Basic-certified at minimum - Great with people and customer service - Must be comfortable using technology, a computer, and the internet - Must have a computer at home with internet access and be able to follow set privacy/confidentiality/security guidelines - Computer must have a microphone (internal OR external - both are acceptable) - Attendance at the GetYourRefund volunteer training in January will be mandatory (dates/times still To-Be-Determined) -- you must already be IRS-certified by the training date as we will only be training folks who have completed their VITA certification. - Must be able to volunteer regularly from February 1st through April 15th. Helpful but not required: - Can speak a second language (like Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Farsi)

EKS/VITA - Tax Coach Volunteer (for DIY-Taxes over Zoom)

To all of our tax volunteers-- If you volunteered at a one of our tax sites last year or in a previous year, please prioritize helping out at that site! If your VITA site will temporarily be closed for the upcoming tax season OR if you simply want to help out an additional site, consider helping out with our online operation through Zoom! All volunteering with the UWBA Zoom team will be remote. We will provide more specific training to all GetYourRefund volunteers in late-January. This specific role of Tax Coach Volunteer will involve you helping taxpayers complete their tax return in the do-it-yourself version of TaxSlayer (also known as TaxSlayer FSA or Facilitated Self Assistance). Your role will be to help the taxpayer along as they work on preparing and e-filing their own return. Training will be provided. Requirements for the Tax Coach Volunteer role: - Must have completed at least one of the following IRS VITA certifications (Advanced, Qualified Experienced Volunteer, or Circular 230 for Tax Professionals). - New as well as experienced / returning volunteers to the VITA program are encouraged to participate! - Must be able to volunteer for one 2-4 hour shift/event during the season. If you can do more, great. Event dates will be set in January and we will be planning to do one each week or every other week based on volunteer availability from February through April 15th. (If most of the volunteers say they're available on the weekend, we will do more weekend events, in addition to hosting a few weekday and evening ones.) - Great with people and customer service. - Must be comfortable using technology, a computer, and the internet. - Must have a computer at home with internet access and be able to follow set privacy/confidentiality/security guidelines. - Computer must have a microphone (internal OR external - both are acceptable). Helpful but not required: - Can speak a second language (like Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Farsi) - You have additional VITA certifications (like Foreign Student).

EKS/VITA - Tax Prep Volunteer for GetYourRefund.org

To all of our tax volunteers-- If you volunteered at a one of our tax sites last year or in a previous year, please prioritize helping out at that site! If your VITA site will temporarily be closed for the upcoming tax season OR if you simply want to help out an additional site, consider helping out with our GetYourRefund.org online operation! All volunteering with the UWBA GetYourRefund team will be remote. We will provide more information in mid-December and training to all GetYourRefund volunteers in January. This specific role of Tax Prep Volunteer will involve you engaging with the taxpayers that have already completed the intake sheet remotely and uploaded their documents to our secure cloud. Your role will be to engage with the taxpayer and prepare their tax return. Training will be provided. Requirements for the Tax Prep Volunteer role: - Must have completed at least one of the following IRS VITA certifications (Advanced, Qualified Experienced Volunteer, or Circular 230 for Tax Professionals). - Must be an experienced / returning volunteer to the VITA program. - Must be able to volunteer regularly from February 1st through April 15th. - Great with people and customer service. - Must be comfortable using technology, a computer, and the internet. - Must have a computer at home with internet access and be able to follow set privacy/confidentiality/security guidelines. - Computer must have a microphone (internal OR external - both are acceptable). - Attendance at the GetYourRefund volunteer training in January will be mandatory (dates/times still To-Be-Determined) -- you must already be IRS-certified by the training date as we will only be training folks who have completed their VITA certification. Helpful but not required: - Can speak a second language (like Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Farsi)