Become a

For over 25 years, the Center for Economic Progress has helped income-qualified individuals and families become more financially stable. Leveraging the power of volunteers, we are a trusted provider of free, year-round tax and financial services under the banner of “Service with Dignity.” Whether you prefer to help by working directly with clients or by providing support behind the scenes, we have a place for you! Most positions do not require previous experience; we provide training and certification at no cost to our volunteers. All new volunteers are required to attend a community-based info session.

We serve our income-qualified clients in three ways:

Browse our volunteer positions to find one that works for you! If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Engagement team at or (312) 630-0288.