For Students/Volunteers:

 

1.    HOW CAN I SIGN UP FOR UPDATES FROM THE VITA TEAM?

Please, email HUNTERCOLLEGEVITA@GMAIL.COM with:

●       Subject line: “VITA Interest 2018-2019”

●       First and Last name and email address

●       Specify if you are a NEW VITA participant or a RETURNING VITA participant

2.  HOW DO I BECOME A VOLUNTEER?

    Pass exams on www.linklearncertification.com

New Volunteers:

●       Standard of Conduct

●       Basic Exam Certification (80% needed to pass)

●       Intake/ Quality Review

●       Optional: Advanced Exam Certification

 

Returning Volunteers:

●       Standard of Conduct (First you need to pass this)

●       Advanced Exam Certification (80% needed to pass)

●       Intake/ Quality Review

Once exams are passed there will be a mandatory lecture and software training sessions in January.

 

 

3. Available Positions/SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

●     Basic or Advanced Preparer (unlimited positions, no experience needed):

Requirements:

1. Completion of Basic and/or Advanced Exam & Completion of Lecture Training & Software Training  

2. A minimum of 40 hours is required over the course of 10 weeks which means at least 4 volunteer hours must be completed each week. Each VITA session will be scheduled for 4 hours.

 

●     VITA Officer (8 Positions Available, prior VITA experience is a plus). Requirements:

1.    Completion of Basic & Advanced Exam & Completion of Lecture Training & Software Training

2.    Present at the VITA site at least two sessions per week. Each session is 4 hours

3.    Help fellow Site Coordinators to make sure each session runs smoothly: Set-up and wind-down of VITA site. Set-up welcome desk and oversee documents of taxpayers with the supervision of site coordinator Keep track of inventories and to make sure the volunteers are provided with all required publications.

 

●     VITA Site Coordinator (4 Positions available)

Requirements:

1.     Prior VITA Experience

2.    Completion of ACC 373 (Federal Income Taxation) or Prior Tax Experience.

3.    Present at the VITA site at least two sessions per week. Each session is 4 hours

4.    Completion of Basic & Advanced Exam & Completion of Lecture Training & Software Training

5.    Help VITA Team with event planning and making sure that each VITA session runs smoothly Set-up and wind-down of ITA site Oversee documents of incoming taxpayers at the welcome desk. E-File of tax returns Taxpayer/Client inquiries inquiries

 

Deadlines and schedules will be announced at a later date.