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United Way HandsOn Suncoast builds stronger communities through volunteerism. We meet critical needs through volunteer service and civic engagement. Our projects make the Suncoast Region a better place to live for everyone.

We inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action.

 

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

ReadingPals Orientation [HIL]

This orientation session is for ReadingPals volunteers in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. If you have not already completed the ReadingPal application, please contact Nicole Brown at nbrown@uwsuncoast.org. ReadingPals in Hillsborough & Pinellas Counties commit to meet regularly, one-on-one, for one hour a week with a child. As part of your time, ReadingPals volunteers read with students, listen to them read and play literacy games. Volunteer positions also require a background screening to prepare you to work with students. More information on this will be provided at the orientation session.

6/13/19 1:00 PM +more

2019 VITA Sulphur Springs Year-Round VIRTUAL Tax Preparer (HIL)

Tax Preparer Traditional Site – Must pass Advanced IRS Tax, complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam and the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam. Complete and successfully certify in tax law training, including the use of electronic filing software, to provide free tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. Take direction from the Site Coordinator to serve clients in order of walk-in/appointment. Interview client after intake is complete. Prepare tax returns with accuracy. Inform Site Coordinator/Quality Reviewer when return is complete, or questions arise. If you are bilingual, please consider VITA sites that needs bilingual tax preparers. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

6/19/19 10:00 AM +more

2019 VITA Sulphur Springs Year-Round Tax Preparer (HIL)

Tax Preparer Traditional Site – Must pass Advanced IRS Tax, complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam and the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam. Complete and successfully certify in tax law training, including the use of electronic filing software, to provide free tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. Take direction from the Site Coordinator to serve clients in order of walk-in/appointment. Interview client after intake is complete. Prepare tax returns with accuracy. Inform Site Coordinator/Quality Reviewer when return is complete, or questions arise. If you are bilingual, please consider VITA sites that needs bilingual tax preparers. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

6/19/19 10:00 AM +more

2019 VITA Sulphur Springs Year-Round Greeter (HIL)

Greeter/Screener – Must complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam, the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam and watch the Greeter/Screener Training Video. Tax law certification is not required for this position. Greet everyone visiting the site to create a pleasant atmosphere. You screen taxpayers to determine the type of assistance they need and confirm they have the necessary documents to complete their tax returns. Educate clients with various tax savings options and encourage clients to complete the United Way Suncoast Survey. If you are bilingual, please consider a VITA site that needs bilingual greeters. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

6/19/19 10:00 AM +more

2019 VITA CDC of Tampa Year-Round VIRTUAL Tax Preparer (HIL)

Tax Preparer Traditional Site – Must pass Advanced IRS Tax, complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam and the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam. Complete and successfully certify in tax law training, including the use of electronic filing software, to provide free tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. Take direction from the Site Coordinator to serve clients in order of walk-in/appointment. Interview client after intake is complete. Prepare tax returns with accuracy. Inform Site Coordinator/Quality Reviewer when return is complete, or questions arise. If you are bilingual, please consider VITA sites that needs bilingual tax preparers. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

8/10/19 10:00 AM +more

2019 VITA Year-Round CDC of Tampa Tax Preparer (HIL)

Tax Preparer Traditional Site – Must pass Advanced IRS Tax, complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam and the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam. Complete and successfully certify in tax law training, including the use of electronic filing software, to provide free tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. Take direction from the Site Coordinator to serve clients in order of walk-in/appointment. Interview client after intake is complete. Prepare tax returns with accuracy. Inform Site Coordinator/Quality Reviewer when return is complete, or questions arise. If you are bilingual, please consider VITA sites that needs bilingual tax preparers. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

7/13/19 10:00 AM +more

2019 VITA Year-Round CDC of Tampa Greeter (HIL)

Greeter/Screener – Must complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam, the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam and watch the Greeter/Screener Training Video. Tax law certification is not required for this position. Greet everyone visiting the site to create a pleasant atmosphere. You screen taxpayers to determine the type of assistance they need and confirm they have the necessary documents to complete their tax returns. Educate clients with various tax savings options and encourage clients to complete the United Way Suncoast Survey. If you are bilingual, please consider a VITA site that needs bilingual greeters. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

7/13/19 10:00 AM +more

2019 VITA Daystar Year-Round VIRTUAL Tax Preparer (PIN)

Tax Preparer Traditional Site – Must pass Advanced IRS Tax, complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam and the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam. Complete and successfully certify in tax law training, including the use of electronic filing software, to provide free tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. Take direction from the Site Coordinator to serve clients in order of walk-in/appointment. Interview client after intake is complete. Prepare tax returns with accuracy. Inform Site Coordinator/Quality Reviewer when return is complete, or questions arise. If you are bilingual, please consider VITA sites that needs bilingual tax preparers. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

6/19/19 1:00 PM +more

2019 VITA Daystar Year-Round Tax Preparer (PIN)

Tax Preparer Traditional Site – Must pass Advanced IRS Tax, complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam and the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam. Complete and successfully certify in tax law training, including the use of electronic filing software, to provide free tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. Take direction from the Site Coordinator to serve clients in order of walk-in/appointment. Interview client after intake is complete. Prepare tax returns with accuracy. Inform Site Coordinator/Quality Reviewer when return is complete, or questions arise. If you are bilingual, please consider VITA sites that needs bilingual tax preparers. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

6/19/19 1:00 PM +more

2019 VITA Daystar Year-Round Greeter (PIN)

Greeter/Screener – Must complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam, the Intake/Interview & Quality Review Exam and watch the Greeter/Screener Training Video. Tax law certification is not required for this position. Greet everyone visiting the site to create a pleasant atmosphere. You screen taxpayers to determine the type of assistance they need and confirm they have the necessary documents to complete their tax returns. Educate clients with various tax savings options and encourage clients to complete the United Way Suncoast Survey. If you are bilingual, please consider a VITA site that needs bilingual greeters. Dress Code: Business Casual. VITA T-shirts will be provided and should be worn while volunteering at a VITA site. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your shift. If you must cancel your shift, please contact the site coordinator immediately.

6/19/19 1:00 PM +more

Hillsborough County Developmental Center [Hil]

HCDC is a group home for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. Come join the residents for an evening of fun and assist with serving refreshments, conversation, and recreational activities.

6/20/19 6:30 PM

Whispering Oaks Bingo Party [Hil]

Play bingo and have an ice cream social with the elderly/disabled patients. Before signing up for this project by clicking on “Sign up for this project”, any volunteer under the age of 18 will also need to print out a minor release form for this project. The volunteer’s parent or guardian must sign it. Bring the completed form with you to the project.

6/20/19 6:30 PM

 

United Way HandsOn Suncoast, 5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 600, Tampa, FL 33609