Training for the 2023 Tax Season:

Video recordings have been updated for new 2023 material. See below. Not much has changed since 2022.

Instructors, Site Coordinators, Returning Volunteers:

Zoom Office Hours for VITA trainees


NEW! Training on new Link & Learn site!

Here is a link to a video that will show returning volunteers how to access the new L&L site and show new volunteers how to create accounts in L&L and Practice Lab, access training materials, and provide brief lectures on the Volunteer Standards of Conduct and Intake Interview exams.

2023 Link & Learn update


Training schedule for 2023:


City of Phoenix:

Tax Law Training Registration as a volunteer is required to attend a City of Phoenix VITA Tax Law Training: All training is conducted by VITA volunteer Instructors and Site Coordinators! Please only register for one training site. Please let us know if you are an experienced volunteer and would like to assist in the classroom!

All volunteers must complete their Volunteer Standards of Conduct and Intake/Interview and Quality Review training before attending the tax law training below. We offer computer labs if you need assistance creating an account and completing the certification above.

Burton Barr Library: 1221 N. Central Ave, 1st Floor Community Lab.

Saturdays, 9 am to 3 pm, Dec 2nd, 9th, and 16th

https://vitataxlawtrainingburtonbarr.eventbrite.com

Emmett McLoughlin Community Training and Education Center, 1150 S. 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Saturdays, 9 am to 3 pm, Dec 2nd, 10th, 16th, and Jan 13th

https://emmettmcloughlintaxlawtraining.eventbrite.com

Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd St. Bldg. E, Rm 132, Phoenix, AZ 85042

Thursday’s, 5:00 to 9:00 pm December 7th,14th,21st, or Jan 4th, 11th, and 18th

https://taxlawtrainingPVCCthursday.eventbrite.com

Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd St. Bldg. E, Rm 132, Phoenix, AZ 85042

Saturday’s 8:00 am to 4:00 pm December 2nd, 9th, 16th, and Jan. 6th

https://taxlawtrainingPVCCsaturdays.eventbrite.com

Phoenix College, 1202 W. Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, Room B323/Computer Lab

Saturday’s 9:00 am to 5:00 pm January 13th, 20th, and 27th

https://Phoenixcollegetaxlawtraining.eventbrite.com

Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 1401 E. Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Saturdays, 9 am to 3 pm, Jan 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th

https://COPVITATaxlawPilgrimrest.eventbrite.com

South Mountain Community College Library, 7050 S. 24th St, Phoenix, AZ 85042

Wednesdays 4:00 to 8:00 pm November 29, December 6th, 13th, 20th, and 21st (Open Lab)

https://TaxlawtrainingSMCC.eventbrite.com

Virtual What’s New for Returning Volunteers

Saturday, Jan 13th, 9 to 11 am

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vita-whats-new-for-retuning-volunteers-9am-to-11pm-tickets-748641225057?aff=oddtdtcreator

Greeter/Screener Training

Saturday, January 13th, 9 am to 1 pm, Burton Barr 1221 N. Central Ave, Phoenix AZ 85004

https://greeterscreenertrainingbb.eventbrite.com

Greeter/Screener Training

Saturday, January 20th, 9 am to 1 pm John F Long Family Service Center 3454 N 51St Ave Phoenix, AZ 85031

https://greeterscreenertrainingJFL.eventbrite.com

Training space is limited. Please register for a training session on Eventbrite to secure your seat. If you have any questions or need assistance, please get in touch with us at 602 534 8359 or email vita.taxhelp@phoenix.gov.


Masters of Coin – Scottsdale Corridor


Scottsdale Community College
, Business Building, Room B103, 9000 E Chaparral Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Tue., Jan. 2nd through Friday, Jan. 5th, 9 am – 3 pm.

Contact MoC TY2023 Training to register

Returning Volunteers What’s New: Virtual via Zoom

Sat., Jan 6, 2pm – 4pm

Click MoC TY 2023 What’s New to register


Mesa United Way – East Valley


Chandler-Gilbert Community College – Pecos Campus
 at 2626 E Pecos Rd, Room CHO-109, Chandler, AZ 85225.

Monday, Jan 8th through Friday, Jan 12th,  9 AM – 2 PM

E-mail to vita@mesaunitedway.org to register

Mesa Community College – Southern and Dobson Campus at 1833 W Southern Ave, Room EF-E1, Mesa AZ 85202.

Monday, Jan 15th through Friday, Jan 19th,  5:30 – 8:30 PM and Saturday, Jan 20th,  9 AM – 2 PM

E-mail to vita@mesaunitedway.org to register

All volunteers must complete their Volunteer Standards of Conduct and Intake/Interview and Quality Review training before attending the tax law training above. We offer open labs if you need assistance creating an account and completing the certification.

A New Leaf – West Valley


Here is the link to sign up for any of the sessions below for A New Leaf. Note: You can only sign up for one session.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094BACAF29A5FA7-44564804-202324#/


ASU West Campus –
4701 W Thunderbird Rd, Glendale, AZ 85306, room SANDS 103

Five Saturdays 9 am – 5 pm, Dec. 2, 9, 16 & Jan. 6
No class on Dec. 23 & 30 MUST attend on ALL other dates

Limited to 35 volunteers

Civic Center Avondale Library – 11350 Civic Center Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323

Five Saturdays 9 am – 5 pm, Dec. 2, 9, 16 & Jan. 6
No Class on Dec. 23 & 30 MUST attend on ALL other dates

Limited to 20 volunteers

Estrella Mountain Community College – 3000 North Dysart Road, Avondale, AZ 85392 Ocotillo Hall, Room 122

2 weeknights/week – 4 Weeks course Tuesday & Thursday: 5 pm – 9 pm
Nov. 21, 28 & 30, Dec. 5, 7, 12, 14 & 19
No Class on Nov. 23 MUST attend on ALL other dates

Limited to 35 volunteers

Surprise Resource Center – 12425 W. Bell Rd., Surprise, AZ 85378, Bldg. A, Suite #124

2 weeknights/week – 4 Weeks Course Monday & Wednesday: 5 pm – 9 pm
Nov. 20, 27, 29, Dec. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18 & 20
No Class on Nov. 22 MUST attend on ALL other dates

Limited to 20 volunteers

Greeter, Screener & Interpreter Training

11:am – 3:00pm on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024
Riverboat Bingo, 18300 W Bell Rd, Surprise, AZ 85374

Refresher Training (for select returning volunteers, QRs & Site Coordinators ONLY)

4:00pm – 9:00pm on Wednesday, Jan 10 & Thursday. Jan.11, 2024

Surprise Resource Center, 12425 W. Bell Rd., Bldg. A, Suite #124, Surprise, AZ 85378

VITA Training Videos (updated for 2023)

Here are links to the updated training videos for 2023. These are edited versions of the 2021 videos to reflect changes for 2023:

2023 PowerPoint Training Slides:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1QN4Chjc91IJDEWftq1XomOQ1VlbkwsiM?usp=sharing