Retirees, Students, and Working Professionals WELCOME!

Each tax season Creating Assets, Savings & Hope (CA$H) of Onondaga County mobilizes volunteers to work as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Volunteers help hard working low-income people access tax refunds and credits like EITC, which they are entitled to, without having to use costly, paid tax preparers.

Positions include:

Tax Preparer:
Become IRS -certified to prepare taxes

Who: Retired or current workers with an interest in numbers willing to help people with taxes. Students interested in building their resumes with real life experiences

CA$H Site Volunteer:
Distribute information & help filers find local financial resources & services

Who: Friendly, outgoing, people oriented volunteers interested in meeting and helping hardworking community members

Volunteer Tax Brochure

Please share this volunteer opportunity with your friends, neighbors and colleagues, and consider participating as a group! Bilingual Spanish speakers are always in high demand.

The time commitment is up to you: Volunteer as many shifts as you are able.

No liability for volunteers: Volunteers are protected under the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 as long as they stay within the scope of certification and volunteer guidelines.

Evening and Daytime hours are available: Multiple locations

For more information and to sign up, contact:
Lauren Malloy, 315-428-3028 or