You can help put much-needed cash directly into the pockets of individuals and families who earned it!

You can help people prepare tax returns and access vital tax credits!  We will provide the training and support you need to become an IRS Certified VITA volunteer in Pisgah Legal’s Tax Program.

Read more about the volunteer role and what to expect. 

Volunteer job description

Volunteer on-boarding timeline

What is a VITA volunteer?

What is the VITA certification course like?


Interested? Complete the application and someone will get in touch!


Feel free to contact Ali Conroy with questions: 828-253-2844.

Who are our superheroes?









Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously said that “life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?”  Pisgah Legal volunteer Martha Ziegler answers that question by helping people access their tax benefits as a VITA Certified tax preparer with Pisgah Legal’s Health and Economic Opportunity Program (HEOP). This program provides free tax preparation for qualified tax-filers earning $57,000 or below.

“I work with clients that cannot afford to have their taxes done, but who qualify for many tax credits and this year, the stimulus payments. For many people who didn’t file a 2019 tax return, they didn’t receive their stimulus payments. These payments can add up to $1,800 or more– that’s enough to change lives.”  Read more.