For Volunteers

Information for VITA Volunteers

Get ready to do clients’ taxes!

  • Make sure you have passed the VITA basic and advanced exams and returned the signed Standards of Conduct Agreement to Kim Burrucker.
  • Make sure your copy of Taxwise has been properly set up with defaults.
  • Review your training materials, including your “Quick Reference Guide” which provides site dates, time, location and directions.

Why Volunteer with VITA!

  • Learn to prepare taxes using free IRS e-file software:  No math necessary.  The software does all of the calculations.
  • High impact volunteer work:  Put thousands of dollars back in the pockets of Durham’s low-income families.
  • Volunteer late January through early April.
  • Join one of the most popular pro bono programs at Duke Law!