AARP seeks tax volunteers

DOWNEY - The AARP is seeking volunteers to help during the 2012 tax season.Volunteers do not need accounting or tax preparation experience, but do need to attend four training classes in January. Training is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4-6 and Oct. 9 at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center. Different jobs are available for volunteers, from greeters who make sure clients have necessary paperwork, technology coordinators who ensure taxpayer data security and manage equipment, and tax preparers who help senior citizens file their tax returns. For more information, or to sign up as a volunteer, call Raquel Valdes at (562) 861-8162.

********** Published: October 13, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 26