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VITA

Overview

This project focuses on assisting low-income individuals in filling out tax returns. Student volunteers participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, a program centered around providing support for individuals unable to afford tax assistance.

Training

Training is online and self-paced, usually taking between two and three hours.

Opportunities

VITA volunteers are needed throughout tax season, running from early February until mid-April. There are several clinic sites in Winston-Salem, each of which have set times when students may sign up for volunteer hours.

Skills

Learn client contact skills, like explaining legal concepts to laypersons and navigating clients through legal documentation.

Get Involved

Email Alison Ringwood at ringal13@wfu.edu. Also, look out for information about training and opportunities in our weekly newsletter and Project Calendar!