Wesley-Rankin Community Center is grateful to work with amazing volunteers who dedicate their time and passion to our West Dallas Community. Interested in volunteering? Review the volunteer requirements then explore a few of our current opportunities below and Apply Today!
Scholars Tutor Saturdays, 8:30AM-12:15PM The Scholars program partners with the June Shelton School, offering tutoring for students with learning differences. Students learn reading and writing using tools that align with how they best learn. During sessions, tutors lead two hours of instruction using a multi-sensory structured language (MSL) approach to reading and one hour of auditory discrimination and memory training. Volunteers are required to participate in a full day of inital training before they begin serving. Trainings are offered once per quarter.
B3X Summer Camp June 13 -July 28, Monday Thursday, 9AM- 3PM B3X is an energizing summer enrichment camp for 1st - 8th grade that provides expansive, hands-on learning experiences. Daily activities reinforce core learning in science, math, art and reading. Volunteers are needed to support classroom activities, lead small group enrichment or offer specialty electives.
Afterschool Program Support
September-May, Monday-Thursday, 2:45-6:15 PM
Afterschool provides children and youth activities and homework support, which reinforce core concepts to bolster school academic performance. Students choose from a selection of interest clubs each semester, including:
violin, debate, coding, basketball and photography. Volunteers assist with classroom support, leading clubs, and building relationships with students.
Scholars Admin Support
Saturdays, 8:30 AM-12:15 PM
Volunteering for our Scholars program goes beyond our tutoring services. We need volunteers to greet students and tutors, assist with administrative duties, engage with students during free time, and other support as needed.
Senior Program Support
Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 12:15PM Known as "Casa Feliz," our senior program creates social networks, improves strength and balance, maintains cognitive health, improves nutrition, promotes health, and manages chronic diseases. Volunteers assist with meal delivery, exercise classes, health education, entertainment, and other administrative needs of programming.
GOh GOh Girls/Tri-B HUE Mentors
September-May, Monday (girls) - Tuesday (boys), 4:45-6:15PM
GOh GOH Girls and Tri-B HUE are leadership clubs for 4th - 12th grade students to build empathy, personal responsibility, social responsibility, and goal-setting skills. The mentor relationship emphasizes student engagement, identity development, new skills and opportunities, and navigating transitions in childhood and adolescence. Mentors build relationships with the students through large and small group activities led by Wesley-Rankin's weekly programming.
WR Aspiring Professionals W.R.A.P. Coaches
September- May, Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15PM WRAP is a workforce training program for high school students based in technical instruction, soft-skill development and financial literacy/support. Beginning in the 2nd year of the program, students are matched with coaches who work with them to continue personalizing the content and developing the soft-skills needed to gain and maintain a job. Coaches work with students in small groups and 1:1, using weekly touchpoints and Wesley-Rankin curriculum to guide the process.