AARP's Fraud Resource Center can help protect your digital identity! Learn more.
AARP West Virginia, April 16, 2010
AARP’s Tax-Aide program has a volunteer opportunity that’s just right for you.
In West Virginia next spring about 180 trained volunteers will help low- to middle-income taxpayers prepare and file their tax returns. Special attention will be given to individuals age 60 and older
There are more than 45 AARP Tax-Aide sites across the Mountain State. The sites are found in locations convenient for taxpayers to get to, ranging from senior centers and libraries to grocery stores and malls.
Trained volunteers will greet clients, fill out forms using tax preparation software, manage computers, publicize the program and assist in variety of other roles.
AARP West Virginia State Director Gaylene Miller said one of the program's goals is to make sure that Tax-Aide services are available and accessible to West Virginians who can least afford to pay for tax preparation.
"We are constantly recruiting new volunteers and continually working to identify new site locations in our communities," Miller said.
Bruce Gelsinger, volunteer regional coordinator for the program, said, “We are always looking for volunteers to lead, administer and support this program at the various sites around the state. We encourage people to join our Tax-Aide team. It's a rewarding experience and it really provides a valuable community service."
An AARP Foundation program, Tax-Aide began in 1968 with only four volunteers who served 100 people in that tax season. Today the AARP Tax-Aide program has attracted more than 34,600 volunteers and has helped over 47 million people file their tax returns!
Persons interested in learning more about AARP Tax-Aide volunteer opportunities in West Virginia should contact Bruce at email@example.com or visit www.aarp.org/taxaide.
Please leave your comment below.
You must be logged in to leave a comment.
Get tips and resources to protect yourself from fraud and see the latest scam alerts in your state.
Members save 15% all day, every day at participating locations.
Exclusive program for members from The Hartford.
AARP members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.
You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. The provider’s terms, conditions and policies apply. Please return to AARP.org to learn more about other benefits.
Your email address is now confirmed.
Manage your email preferences and tell us which topics interest you so that we can prioritize the information you receive.
Explore all that AARP has to offer.
In the next 24 hours, you will receive an email to confirm your subscription to receive emails
related to AARP volunteering. Once you confirm that subscription, you will regularly
receive communications related to AARP volunteering. In the meantime, please feel free
to search for ways to make a difference in your community at