All NWICA offices including remote care management offices are open to the public, appointment is preferred and mask is required. WIC Clinics will see participants by appointment only.

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Volunteer Opportunities

VITA

People with basic taxes often find tax filing overwhelming and need your help. Many want to file taxes but can’t afford to pay hundreds of dollars. The average cost to file taxes in Indiana with a preparer is $220! In Northwest Indiana, many of your neighbors, co-workers, and friends turn to paid tax preparers. However, this can be unnecessarily  costly and sometimes preparers don’t provide the tax credits people need.

Volunteer tax preparation helps Americans claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC), federal tax benefits that help workers care for their families, withstand unexpected economic changes, and reduce poverty!

Will you volunteer to work with a group of like-minded volunteers? You’ll build relationships while gaining valuable skills and giving back to your community!

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer contact Financial Services Supervisor 

2021-22 VOLUNTEER ROLES: 

Tax Preparers

Greeters

• No previous experience required
• Free IRS tax law training provided
• Training materials included

NWICA has, for your convenience, community service center partners, focal point, satellite offices, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites, WIC clinics, and intake/distribution sites in your community. For specific information and locations please click here.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer contact Financial Services Supervisor

AmeriCorps Seniors

Foster Grandparent

Volunteer to mentor/tutor students from Early Learning age through 12th grade by providing social, emotional and academic support. 

Senior Companion

Volunteer to provide companionship, and care to another older adult. This can include transportation to and from appointments or just spending time together enjoying each others company.

Do you know a senior in need of companionship?
Does your site want to serve as a host or "station" for volunteers?
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