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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

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

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.

7/17/19 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.

7/17/19 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.

7/17/19 10:00 AM +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

The Spring [Hil]

Come on out and play with some really great children. The children range in age from birth to teenagers. We could be rocking infants to playing touch football with the teenagers and everything in between. Please notify your leader if you need directions to the location. The website gives a wrong address. **NO COURT ORDERED VOLUNTEERS ALLOWED** **ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST BE LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND CHECKED (through The Spring) BEFORE PARTICIPATING**

6/17/19 6:00 PM +more

Ronald McDonald House [Pin]

Come try out your culinary talents at The House, a "Home away from home" for families of children who are patients of local hospitals. Help make them a home cooked meal after a long day. An email from the Project Leader will be sent out with a list of items that will be needed for the meal. You can then pick an item that you wish to contribute and let the Project Leader know. A minor 14+ may attend this project with an adult. To register a volunteer under the age of 18, the parent needs to create a team through their online profile. The teen would then be added as a team member. The parent can then sign up as a team and it will automatically add the teen to the project.

6/10/19 5:00 PM

Ronald McDonald House [Hil]

Come try out your culinary talents at The House, a "home away from home" for families of children who are patients of local hospitals. Help make them a home cooked meal after a long day. The Project Leader will contact you with items you can bring for the meal. A minor 14+ may attend this project with an adult. To register a volunteer under the age of 18, the parent needs to create a team through their online profile. The teen would then be added as a team member. The parent can then sign up as a team and it will automatically add the teen to the project.

6/3/19 5:30 PM

Pet Pal Animal Shelter [Pin]

Volunteers will help out with general clean-up of kennels and cat rooms. Help is also needed in socializing with cats and dogs. There will also be general gardening.

5/25/19 8:00 AM +more

 

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