Volunteering Opportunities

The MACPA is committed to serving our community. We’re also committed to helping our members serve our community.

We can help you find a place to put your volunteer spirit to work! Volunteering is valuable and rewarding and by giving your time and energy you will make a tremendous impact in the community. Don’t see an opportunity below, go to www.volunteercentral.net to find hundreds of ways to get involved.

Community-based opportunities

Stillborn And Infant Loss Support (SAILS) Inc. Seeking Volunteer Board Treasurer/CPA


Posted: 02/20/2019

Stillborn And Infant Loss Support (SAILS) Inc., non-profit is in the process of forming our first Board of Directors to lead our efforts. We are in need of resourceful, energetic individuals who are excited about our mission to provide survivors of stillbirth and infant loss with support, while raising awareness.

1 in 4 women will experience a pregnancy or infant loss. Unless we talk about stillbirth, we will never break the taboo or help families who have experienced it know that they are not alone. The founder of the organization is a survivor herself. SAILS was founded in honor of her daughter, Ivyanna Salene, born sleeping on November 13, 2003. We have secured non-profit status, incorporated in the state of Maryland and are working towards obtaining federal tax exemption, 501c3 status.

The CPA/ Board Treasurer will provide guidance to the board in understanding financial issues and fulfilling its fiduciary responsibilities, provide guidance in the management of the organization’s finances, administrate the fiscal matters of the organization, provide an annual budget to the board for members’ approval, and ensure development and board review of financial policies and procedures. We need the expertise of a board member who can help us establish strong financial practices with a focus on exceptional transparency and help us develop procedures that will foster confidence in our donors and enable us to pursue grants.

  • Terms – One 2 year term with option to be renewed
  • Meetings – attend and participate in monthly board meetings in a central location, for the first year and bi- monthly meetings thereafter. Meetings will last approximately 2 hours in length. (80% minimum required)
  • Meetings – attend and participate in a initial Board Retreat to create our first 3 year strategic Plan and annual Board Retreats thereafter.
  • Support – make an individual financial contribution annually to the organization
  • Provide leadership, wisdom, and creativity for the formulation of policy, progress, and practices that contribute to our mission.
  • Help with recruitment of potential candidates for our board.
  • Support several fundraising activities by attending the events and promoting the event’s sponsorship opportunities to your community friends and colleagues.
  • Be a champion and inform others about the organization.
  • Serve on committees and also take on special assignments.

Interested persons should send a resume or bio, and a short cover letter outlining why you would like to serve on the SAILS, Inc. Board, what special skills, talents, or resources you bring to the Board and what you hope to accomplish as a Board member to: Sadija A. Smiley, Founder at: sailsmaryland@gmail.com, with VOLUNTEER, BOARD TREASURER as the subject.

As an equal opportunity employer, SAILS believes that equal opportunity for all employees is important for the continuing success of our organization. In accordance with state and federal law, SAILS’ employment decisions and practices will not be influenced or affected by race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital status, veteran status, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Baltimore City Health Department


Posted: 01/29/2019

FEE FREE Financial Support Services

Volunteer Financial Navigators for Older Adults in Baltimore City

Provide direct, one-on-on efinancial assistance/serv ices to older adults (60+) with monetary concerns. Services include budgeting, bill paying, organizing bills and financial documents, debt resolution and advocacy. Work with a dedicated and caring team of professionals.

Ideal position for retiree with financial background such as banking , accounting, or
business who is looking to volunteer and make a significant impact on an older adult’s
quality of life.

Needed Qualities:

  • Proficient financial skills
  • Patient and empathetic
  • Effective advocator
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Basic Computer Skills, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent Communication Skills

The Mission of the BCHD Division of Aging & CARE Services is to serve older people in the community who need help in managing life’s daily activities or accessing essential services and to provide them the support and companionship they require to live with security and dignity in the manner they choose.

For more information and if you are interested in Volunteering as a Financial Navigator, please call
Elizabeth Briscoe at 410-545-3967 or MAP Call Center at 410-396-2273.

This program is in partnership with Search & Care’s Money Matters program and NCOA Economic Security Initiative

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide


Posted: 10/01/2018

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, celebrating its 50th year, offers free, in-person tax preparation to anyone, especially those 50 and older. Volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers, and their families, who might otherwise miss out on the tax credits and deductions they’ve earned. Since its inception, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has served more than 68 million taxpayers.

Tax-Aide has a number of volunteer roles—whether you want to be a tax preparer, lead a volunteer team, translate information into other languages, organize taxpayer paperwork, or set up computers—there’s always somewhere you can help based on your interest. Every level of experience is welcome, you do not have to be a member to participate, and all ages are welcome. Volunteer tax preparers complete tax preparation training and IRS certification.

Tell us more about yourself and please complete the Tax-Aide application using the following URL: www.aarpfoundation.org/taxaidevolunteer

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC) is seeking a dedicated volunteer to work as a member of our Audit Committee.


Posted: 08/19/2018

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC) is seeking a dedicated volunteer to work as a member of our Audit Committee.
Length of Commitment: Minimum of two (2) years.
Position Description/Responsibilities: As a member of the Audit Committee, provide independent review and oversight of the MNCPPC’s financial reporting processes, internal controls, and auditing functions. Audit Committee members will participate in at least four (4) meetings per year, which are
generally held quarterly, or, more often as needed.
Contact steven.kawakami@mncppc.org for more information

ExtraOrdinary Birthdays – • Treasurer
• Member of its Board of Directors
• Chair of the Finance Committee.


Posted: 07/25/2018

ExtraOrdinary Birthdays (EOB) is a College Park, MD based organization that provides personalized birthday parties for children living in homeless shelters. EOB services 11 shelters in the DC/MD/VA area and in 2018, celebrated over 200 children. Our vision is a community that recognizes the transformative power of birthday celebrations for homeless children, one that empowers caregivers, and inspires moments of joy and happiness in the lives of homeless families.

EOB is seeking a volunteer treasurer and member of its Board of Directors and Chair of the Finance Committee. The treasurer assists with filing appropriate forms to the IRS and state departments and is responsible to the Board Chair and the Board of Directors. Under the direction of the Board Chair, the treasurer is responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties, including financial record keeping and transactions including accounts payable, receivable and general ledger. The treasurer maintains donor and vendor accounts and billing information; performs billing of operational expenses, and maintains billing for fundraising and grant awards.

Candidates must have experience with Quickbooks for nonprofits, and knowledge of non-profit accounting and filing regulations. A CPA is preferred, including experience with grant-funded programming. Candidates should have:

  • strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • the ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • the ability to deal effectively with diverse sets of individuals
  • good judgment, with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Desire to serve the homeless population

To express interest, send resume and letter of interest to Schinnell Leake, Executive Director, ExtraOrdinary Birthdays at extraordinarybirthdays@gmail.com.

Greenspring Montessori School – Treasurer


Posted: 03/27/2018

Greenspring Montessori School is seeking a Treasurer for its Board of Directors. Knowledge of GAAP and/or an understanding of not-for- profit accounting and financial statements are preferred.

About Greenspring Montessori School: Greenspring Montessori School is a nonprofit, independent school that ignites passion, curiosity and purpose in children 18 months to 15 years. For over 50 years, Greenspring Montessori School has built a tradition of serving children implementing the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian physician and pioneer in child development who observed that children have an innate aptitude and desire for acquiring knowledge about their world. Montessori’s approach of “following the child” is at the root of our philosophy at Greenspring Montessori School.

For more information about Greenspring Montessori School, please visit greenspringmontessori.org

If interested in the position, please contact Board Chair Fred B. Brown at 410-837-4537

Roots for Life Seeking Volunteer with Finance and Accounting Experience


Posted: 2/22/2017

Are you a skilled CPA interested in making a major difference?
Join us and be a part of our growth!

Contact Email: tbibby@roots-for-life.org

Roots for Life is seeking a skilled volunteer with nonprofit financial and accounting experience. The ideal candidate believes in Roots for Life’s mission, is a dedicated team player, and welcomes the challenge to help shape a thriving organization from the ground up.

We are seeking a volunteer to:

  • Prepare the 990 financial statement
  • Determine revenue calculations for in-kind donations
  • Prepare and review quarterly financial reports for revenue and expenses
  • Prepare annual and operating budgets (with Executive Directors and Budget Committee)
  • Advise the Board of Directors and Executive Directors on nonprofit accounting best practices
  • Oversee financial management and reporting
  • Assist with financial audits

About the Organization
Roots for Life is a grassroots social movement dedicating its resources to educate and empower communities to thrive. Our approach is multi-faceted—(1) to connect individuals, currently living in food insecure areas, to locally grown fruits and vegetables, (2) to educate communities on the nutritional value of fresh foods, and (3) to empower individuals to take steps toward healthy living.

Qualifications & Time Commitment

  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting and filing regulations
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills; customer service is a must
  • Discrete, confidential, team player
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, pivot tables a plus
  • Able to meet strict deadlines and work with minimal supervision
  • Active CPA licensure is preferred
  • 5-10 hours per month, depending on organizational activities

Are you still interested? If so, please submit your resume and cover letter to Tamara Bibby at tbibby@roots-for-life.org.

Asylum Seeker Assistance Project Seeking Local CPA to Serve on Board of Directors


Posted: 12/21/2017

The Asylum Seeker Assistance Project (ASAP), a DC-based a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is looking to recruit a local CPA to serve on its Board of Directors. The person would serve as a member of the Board of Directors, support ASAP’s mission, and oversee financial management and reporting. The Board, which currently consists of six members, meets quarterly in the D.C. Metro region. ASAP bylaws require 100% board giving. ASAP’s inaugural budget for 2017 was $14K. ASAP’s forecasted budget for 2018 is $45K+.

Founded in July 2016, ASAP is the first and only nonprofit dedicated to serving the estimated 25,000 asylum seekers in the DC Metro region. An asylum seeker is a person who applies for refugee status after they enter the U.S. Our mission is to support the safety, stability, and economic security of asylum seekers and their families. More information is available at www.asylumprojectdc.org.

Interested persons should email Joan Hodges-Wu, ASAP’s Executive Director, at joan@asylumprojectdc.org. Please send upload a resume and your letter of interest. Men and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Civic Circle Seeking Treasurer for Board of Directors


Posted: 12/12/2017

The Civic Circle is seeking a Treasurer for our Board of Directors.

About The Civic Circle: The Civic Circle is a nonprofit in formation that will teach civic values to elementary schoolers, using music and drama in assemblies and after-school programs. Performance arts activities will meet children at their level and celebrate civil discourse, media literacy, voting, community service and public leadership. The ideal candidate will believe in democracy and civic life, and enjoy the opportunity to help shape the direction of a new organization from its inception. For more information, please visit www.theciviccircle.org, or contact founder Eliza Newlin Carney, at ecarney@theciviccircle.org, or (301) 588-5019.

DC SAFE Seeking Treasurer for Board of Directors


Posted: 11/21/2017

DC SAFE Board Opportunity

DC SAFE is seeking a Treasurer for the Board of Directors.

If interested, email your resume to donations@dcsafe.org.

About DC SAFE: DC SAFE is the District of Columbia’s primary crisis response agency for victims of domestic violence. DC SAFE Advocates offer support for over 9,000 survivors and families each year through a 24/7 bilingual crisis response team, supportive advocacy through legal processes for Civil Protection Orders, and emergency housing. Please visit www.dcsafe.org for more information.

Prologue, Inc. Seeking Board Member


Posted: 11/15/2017

Prologue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that has been offering residential and support services to disabled adults since 1982. It also receives substantial governmental grants to provide homeless services in Baltimore County. Prologue’s annual budget is $6 million; Prologue and its affiliated entities possess $20 million in assets. Our CFO is a CPA who prepares the annual budget, monthly financial statements and prepares the entities for eternal audits. The interested board member will review monthly financials and offer oversight. The Board, composed of attorneys, mental health professionals and others in the health industry, meets monthly (with a month off in the summer and usually once in the winter) in Pikesville. If this sounds interesting and you want to find out more, take a look at our website PrologueInc.org and contact Molly Coffay at mollycoffay@prologueinc.org or call 410.653.6190 x1314.

Council of Elders of the Black Community of Howard County, MD Seeking Accountant


Posted: 11/2/2017

The Council of Elders of the Black Community of Howard County, MD – a 501(c)(3) non profit organization – is seeking an accountant.

For more information, please contact Wardell Lindsay at wardelllindsay@yahoo.com.

Pets on Wheels Seeking Treasurer


Posted: 10/20/2017

Pets on Wheels, a 35 year old nonprofit that provides friendly therapy pet visits throughout Maryland, is looking for a Treasurer. The Treasurer serves as a volunteer member of the board of directors and is responsible for helping to maintain the fiscal health of the organization. The board meets quarterly in the White Marsh, MD area and the primary duties include:

  • Monitor organizational bank accounts and receipts
    Prepare annual form 990 (short format only, under $200k annual budget)
  • Prepare and review quarterly financial reports on revenue and expenses
  • Serve as signatory for key expenses
  • Monitor Paychex accounting; serve as organizational liaison
  • Support the organization in its mission and program.
  • Assist with placement of insurance
  • For more information, please visit www.PetsOnWheels.org or contact Gina Kazimir, Executive Director, at gina@petsonwheels.org or 443-977-9726.

Special Olympics Maryland Seeking Volunteers

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Posted: 10/11/2017

Special Olympics Maryland is looking for volunteers with a financial background to serve on the Finance and Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.

SOMD’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for persons eight years of age and older with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

The Finance and Audit Committee is responsible for the financial management of SOMD’s approximately $7 million annual budget. Working with the CFO and CEO, the Committee is responsible for reviewing and approving annual operating budgets, an annual financial audit, evaluation of investment performance and compliance with SOMD’s Conflict of Interest policy.

The Committee meets four times per year in SOMD’s Baltimore office. Candidates should have at least three years Financial Management or Auditing experience. A CPA is preferred as is some non-profit financial experience. Successful experience on the Finance and Audit Committee may lead to an invitation to join the Board of Directors.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter to info@somd.org.

Anambra State Association Women in USA, Inc Seeking Pro Bono CFO


Posted: 6/26/2017

The Anambra State Association Women in USA, Inc is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization in need of a CPA to act as pro bono Chief Financial Officer. The CFO will assist the association in working on a 5- or 20-year business plan for a proposed building of a Cancer Treatment & Research Center in Anambra State, Nigeria, as requested by the investors.

Contact A. Uche Umeh at 301-520-3849 or ucheumeh16@yahoo.com.

Anne Arundel County Food Bank Seeks Volunteer CPA to Serve in Board Position


Posted: 5/30/2017

The Anne Arundel County Food Bank Inc. was incorporated in 1989 as a charitable and educational entity for the purpose of fighting hunger and assuring access to food for those in need in Anne Arundel County. It has a federal income tax exemption pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Corporation’s By Laws establish a Board of Directors as its governing body whose members shall be representative of the community at large with expertise in government, finance, health, care, education, banking, law, business, social service and community affairs. Anne Arundel County Food Bank serves residents of the county … specifically the 33,350 that fall below the federal poverty line, by distributing surplus food through 79 community pantries. As of June 30, 2016, its Audited Financial Report shows Total Assets of $1,609,842 and Total Liabilities and Net Assets of $1,609,842. The Corporation’s annual audit was prepared by Toal, Griffith & Ragula, LLC.

The Board of Directors is soliciting interest to the region’s CPA community for a volunteer to serve in a Board position for a period of three years. While working with the full Board and staff, the position would guide financial oversight to food bank operations and fundraising efforts. In accordance with its By Laws, the Board of Directors meets quarterly inclusive of one Annual Meeting.The Board position could begin service in August 2017.

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service Seeks Volunteer CPAs to Represent Clients


Posted: 8/11/2016

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), the largest pro bono provider of civil legal services in Maryland, is looking for volunteer CPAs to join the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) pro bono panel. MVLS is looking for accountants to prepare tax returns, as well as represent clients in front of the IRS on a pro bono basis. MVLS offers an extensive training and mentoring program that can assist volunteers. Volunteers have the opportunity to learn a new skill and enhance their own professional practice while helping low-income Marylanders have access to life-changing pro bono services. Interested parties should contact LITC Program Attorney Janice Shih at jshih@mvlslaw.org, or 443-451-4061.

Small not-for-profit seeks sales tax advice


Posted: 6/13/2016

For further details about this position, contact (516)-367-1010 or click email button.

A very small not-for-profit with some very small sales of products is looking for some Maryland sales tax advice. For details, contact (516)-367-1010 or cmichaels@tfdonline.com.

Volunteers needed for Representative Payee Program


Posted: 6/13/2016

For further details about this position, contact (301) 424-0656, ext. 541 or click email button.

Representative Payee provides financial supervision for individuals who are unable to manage their Social Security or other government benefits due to physical or mental disability. Volunteers play a crucial role in ensuring that program clients are able to live independently, pay bills on time, and be financially stable. Representative Payee recruits, trains and supervises volunteers who are appointed by a federal benefit agency to receive and manage the funds on behalf of the client. Once matched with a client, a volunteer typically spends about six hours per month helping with routine budgeting and bill paying. For details, contact (301) 424-0656, ext. 541, or volunteer@mhamc.org.

Brigance Brigade Foundation seeks treasurer


Posted: 5/17/2016

For further details about this position, contact (410) 878-2030 or click email button.

The Brigance Brigade Foundation is seeking a volunteer treasurer to act as financial officer and advisor to the its Board of Directors. The treasurer assists with filing appropriate forms to the IRS and state departments and is responsible to the Board Chair and the Board of Directors. Under the direction of the Board Chair, the treasurer is responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties, including financial record keeping and transactions including accounts payable, receivable and general ledger. The treasurer maintains donor and vendor accounts and billing information; performs billing of operational expenses, expenses of the patient grant program, and fees; and maintains occasional billing for urgent fundraising and / or patient grant awards. Candidates must have advanced experience with Quickbooks, knowledge of and adherence to GAAP principles and non-profit filing regulations, and knowledge of non-profit accounting and filing regulations. The treasurer will receive at least weekly electronic packages of invoices and bills to be entered into the system from staff and may be asked to respond to urgent financial requests within one business day. Reports and reconciliation of the general ledger are expected quarterly / monthly unless otherwise directed by the Board Chair or Board of Directors. A CPA is preferred. Candidates should have:

  • strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills;
  • the ability to manage priorities and workflow;
  • the ability to deal effectively with diverse sets of individuals;
  • good judgment, with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.

Girls On The Run Council Seeks Volunteer CPA


Posted: 5/4/2016

For details, contact (585) 355-6891 or click email button.

A new Girls on the Run (GOTR) council for Prince George’s, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties is looking for a CPA with non-profit experience to review the budget and council finances. The GOTR program is a 10- to 12-week after-school program that meets twice a week for about one and a half hours. We passionately believe in the GOTR’s mission to “inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.”

Artivate Seeks Treasurer, Board Members


Posted: 5/4/2016

For details, contact James Modrick at (310) 588-4474 or click email button.

Artivate in Silver Spring, MD., seeks volunteers for the Board of Directors to serve in the roles of treasurer and members of the Finance Committee. Board members serve a three-year term that can be renewed once and complete an annual Board Member Agreement that outlines the roles and responsibilities. The treasurer serves for two years within the board member term, which can then lead to other roles on the Board of Directors. CPAs are preferred, including experience with restricted assets and grant-funded programming

Start-up Non-profit Seeks Help With Initial Paperwork


Posted: 5/4/2016

For details, contact Nathan Feder at (443) 629-5250 or click email button.

I am starting a non-profit organization and I am seeking help with some of the initial paperwork. If you feel you are able to lend some time, I would greatly appreciate it.

Questions about the difference CPAs make? Contact:

Rebekah Brown
Manager, Membership Development & Engagement

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