Thank you for your interest in volunteering as a VITA Tax Preparer with ABCD, Inc.!

Please complete this application in its entirety. Once you complete the form, click the "Continue" button at the bottom of the page and your application will be reviewed by ABCD staff at the locations you select. You may choose up to TWO ABCD tax sites at a time.

Site managers will then contact applicants directly to discuss tax certification trainings and your availability.

Please note: All volunteers must pass a criminal background check and provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of service.


Contact Information

Please be as complete as possible. We ask for at least one form of contact information.


Volunteering Interests

Please tell us about yourself and why you want to volunteer at ABCD!


Availability

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer. Formal schedules will be discussed with your supervisor should you be selected as a volunteer.
Please note: The majority of our volunteer opportunities take place during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.


Work and Volunteer Experience

In order to get a better understanding of your professional background, please list prior employers and/or relevant volunteer experience.


Skills and Languages

Please indicate which, if any, language or other skills you may possess. This will assist us in finding you a meaningful placement!


Education

Please indicate below the highest level of education that you have completed.


Email Preferences

We like to keep in touch with volunteers and inform them of important news and happenings at ABCD! However, we will not send you emails should you indicate below. Use the checkboxes to select the kinds of correspondence you would like to receive from us.
To receive emails from ABCD, please ensure you have provided us with a valid email address in the Contact Information section.


Emergency Contact Information

In the unlikely event of an emergency, please identify someone that we can contact on your behalf.


Demographic Information

You may voluntarily provide the following information. It is used only to help us get a better idea of the demographic makeup of our volunteers.


E-Signature

By completing the E-Signature field, you are agreeing to comply with all policies and procedures applicable to ABCD volunteers. Please enter your first and last name below.


ABCD Confidentiality Agreement

I acknowledge the importance to Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (“ABCD”) of protecting its Confidential Information (as defined below).


In consideration of my initial and/or ongoing employment, engagement, internship or volunteer relationship with ABCD and my being granted access to the Confidential Information, I agree as follows:


All Confidential Information is and will remain the property of ABCD. I agree that, except as required to properly do my job, I will not use or disclose any Confidential Information during or after my employment or other association with ABCD. “Confidential Information” means any and all information of ABCD, in any form, that is not generally available to the public. Examples of Confidential Information include client information, financial information, computer user account information, business relationships, plans and strategies, technology and security systems, personal information of other employees and any information received by ABCD from any third party with any understanding that it will not be disclosed. I acknowledge that Confidential Information should never be shared (including through social media postings) with the media, current and potential clients, personal contacts, friends or family or other third parties, and that I may not, at any time, use Confidential Information for my own personal purposes or the business purposes of myself or other third parties. Upon termination of my employment or other association with ABCD, or at any earlier time when ABCD may request, I will return all Confidential Information, and other ABCD property, to ABCD.

Nothing in this Agreement limits or restricts me from communicating with any governmental agency or entity (or any official or staff person of a governmental agency or entity), concerning possible legal violations or other matters relevant to the governmental agency or entity.


I also acknowledge that per ABCD policy, all volunteers and interns are required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to their volunteer service or internship start date.