ORANGE COUNTY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH 2017 TAX SEASON 

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (August 26, 2016)—The Orange County Volunteer Connect 55+ VITA program is in need of volunteers to assist low to middle-income clients and make a difference in their lives!

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is a free IRS service for eligible clients offered at sites in Orange and Chatham Counties. Volunteers are needed in multiple capacities including:

  • Tax Preparers
  • Intake Receptionists
  • Appointment Schedulers

Bilingual volunteer support is welcome at all levels.

VITA is a project of the Orange County Volunteer Connect 55+ program and provides free training for all assignments.  Tax preparers require 20-40 hours of training; all other positions require only 2-4 hours. 

Orientation and training begins in late October and ends in mid-January in time for tax season. All training sessions are held between late October and mid-January.

For additional information or to sign up, please call the Orange County VITA Coordinator, Kathy Porter at 919-245-4240.

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