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VITA Tax Greeter

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: The Spanish Speaking Unity Council

Posted on: January 13, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

Do you love interacting with people? As an Earn It! Keep It! Save It! volunteer at The Unity Council, you'll provide assistance to low to moderate income taxpayers in helping them file taxes for free.


Greeters provide critical support to the site and IRS certified volunteer preparers by screening all taxpayers to ensure that they have the necessary information and documents required to complete a tax return.


  • Greet clients and direct to waiting area
  • Check-in clients for their scheduled appointments
  • Distribute intake forms
  • Collect intake forms and deliver to tax preparers
  • Ensure that clients have brought the required documents
  • Answer questions related to the building (such as restrooms, available refreshments, etc)
  • Monitor site traffic to ensure that sufficient time is allowed for all taxpayers being checked in at the site to receive assistance.


  • Take part in an on-site orientation, which will include site objectives, procedures and a facility tour
  • Successfully complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct training
  • Sign the Volunteer Standards of Conduct agreement (VITA/TCE form 13615)

How to apply

For more information, contact Lauren at 510-535-6917 or email


1900 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, CA, 94601, US


Extra details
Training provided
Owner's areas of focus

Time Commitment

Less than 3 months
Time commitment
Occasional (weekly or monthly)
Times of day
Days of week
Flexible schedule
Start and end dates
February 3rd - April 15th