SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts- The Worcester Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition (EITC) is currently recruiting volunteer Tax Preparers, Site Greeters, Benefit Counselors, and Foreign Language Translators for each of its four community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community once a week for a ten-week period and help working individuals and families claim eligible tax credits.
The Worcester EITC is holding two volunteer information sessions on Wednesday, November 6th and Tuesday, November 12th from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Both will be held in the United Way of Central Massachusetts, 484 Main Street, Suite 300, Worcester, MA. To RSVP please email Rita Crimmin at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 4th for the November 6th session and November 10th for the November 12th session. Rita can also be reached by calling 508-757-5631 x223. If you are interested but cannot make either information session, please contact Rita and make an appointment at your convenience.
United Way of Central Massachusetts is part of the Worcester EITC Coalition, which is working to create awareness about the EITC and engage volunteers to help prepare taxes for free. During the 2012 tax season, The Worcester EITC processed more than 1,800 tax returns for free and returned more than $3 million to low- and moderate-income families in central Massachusetts. The Worcester Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition is one of the many ways that United Way of Central Massachusetts connects people to resources to improve the community. For more information about United Way of Central Massachusetts go to www.unitedwaycm.org.