No experience necessary. Join us as a UWBA Free Tax Help program volunteer, to help our neighbors in need file taxes accurately, claiming the tax credits that help them make ends meet.
Be comfortable working with people.
Know how to use a computer
Commit to one shift per week during tax season
Learn about volunteering for a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site within our local San Francisco Bay Area coalition. During this info session, we will:
Free Tax Help provides free tax preparation for low-to-moderate-income households in the Bay Area. We make sure taxpayers claim the tax credits they are eligible for, helping maximize their refund to make ends meet.
In 2022 our free Tax Help Program has helped provide 32,228 tax returns resulting in $53,289,926 in total federal and state refunds back to families in the community.
“It struck me that this is a very amazing service. I just couldn’t believe just how much it could impact someone. I do consider myself a volunteer for life so I will be here next year and the year after that.” – RosalindHear Rosalind's Story
“You might ask yourself, how can I do this? I’m unsure about how to do my returns. The answer is United Way sets the stage for a great experience” - Pete
Detailed info is available in our Free Tax Help Bay Area Volunteer ManualsVIEW