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!
- Must be 14 years or older.
- Must complete our volunteer application.
- ALL volunteers must complete our MinistrySafe sexual abuse awareness training.
- Must review handbook and sign volunteer agreement documents.
- Adults over 18 years old must complete a background check.
Saturday, 9 AM to 12 PM
Monday-Thursday, 2:30 to 4 PM
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 will either lead instruction using a multi-sensory structured language (MSL) approach to reading or will utilize auditory discrimination and memory training. Volunteers are required to participate in a full day of initial training before they begin serving. Trainings are offered once per quarter.
Afterschool Program Support
September - May
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 club each semester, including: violin, debate, coding, basketball, and photography. Volunteers assist with classroom support, leading clubs, and building relationships with students.
WR Aspiring Professionals Coach
September - May
Wednesday, 6:15-7:15 PM
Wesley-Rankin Aspiring Professionals (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 one on one, using weekly touchpoints and Wesley-Rankin's curriculum to guide the process.
GOh GOh Girls/Tri-B HUE Mentors
Mondays (girls) 4:45-6 PM
Tuesdays (boys) 4:45-6 PM
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.
Scholars Admin Support
Saturdays, 8:30 AM-12PM
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.
Casa Feliz Walking Buddy
Wednesdays and Fridays
8:45 - 10:15 AM
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. Walking Buddies volunteers help monitor seniors adults while they walk to support mobility and stability.
B3X Summer Camp
B3X is an energize 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 speciality electives.