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1021 Lakeland HIlls BlvdLakeland, FL 33805


If you are looking for an opportunity to give back to members of your community, volunteer with Florida Prosperity Partnership. We have several positions available and we will work with you to find the area that maximizes talents and availability. Listed below are all of the current volunteer positions we are looking to fill.

VITA Volunteer

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $60,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

In addition, at select tax sites, taxpayers also have an option to prepare their own basic federal and state tax return for free using Web-based tax preparation software with an IRS-certified volunteer to help guide them through the process.

We are currently recruiting volunteers to join us in establishing the greatest degree of public trust by providing top quality service and upholding the highest of ethical standards.

VITA Volunteer Tax preparer

Responsibilities Include:

  • Attending Orientation and Volunteer Standards of Conduct Training provided by Florida Prosperity Partnership
  • Attending tax law and electronic filing software training provided by the IRS and/or Florida Prosperity Partnership staff.
  • Successfully pass the Tax Certification Exam with a score of 80% or better
  • Provide high-quality tax return preparation services to all taxpayers by using the Intake/Interview form provided by the IRS to determine that all income, deductions and allowable credits are claimed.
  • Include taxpayer in the preparation of the return.
  • Refer customers with returns that are "out of scope" of the VITA/TCE program to a paid practitioner or firm.
  • Advise the taxpayer that he/she is ultimately responsible for the information on the return
  • Ensure all returns completed by tax preparer are quality reviewed by third party at the same level of certification

VITA Volunteer Tax Greeter

Responsibilities Include:

  • Attending Orientation and Volunteer Standards of Conduct Training provided by Florida Prosperity Partnership
  • Ensure that all taxpayers needing assistance sign in on site intake sheet
  • Greet all taxpayers visiting the site to create a pleasant atmosphere
  • Assist taxpayers, as needed, in completing Form 13614-C, Intake/Interview & Quality Review Sheet
  • Review information on Intake/Interview form to determine which tax preparer to assign to complete tax return
  • Ensure the taxpayer has brought the required documents (e.g. valid picture identification, Social Security card(s), W-2, 1099’s, last year’s return) from which a tax return can be completed.
  • Monitor site traffic to ensure that sufficient time is allowed for all taxpayers being checked in at the site to receive assistance.

Financial Education Navigators

Financial Education Navigators is a program offered by Florida Prosperity Partnership that teaches members of the community financial responsibility and management.

Volunteers will instruct clients on:

  • Opening a savings account
  • Using coupons to reduce out of pocket expenditure at grocery stores
  • Ways to establish and/or repair credit

College Navigator

College Navigators is a new program being offered by the Florida Prosperity Partnership College is 4 Everyone (C4E). The primary goal of our program is to assist high school students when navigating the overwhelming process of applying to college or technical schools to ensure they are successful in their reaching their goals.

Volunteers will show students how to research and learn about their preferred college, how to find financial aid, grants and scholarships being offered, how to prepare for the SAT/ACT and must be available to answer any additional questions and concerns that students may have.

We need dedicated volunteers like you to help make a great impact within our community and the lives of our future leaders!!


  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • We are extremely flexible
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