Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Do you have time to help others?

English Practice – Conversation Partners and Reading

  • Help international students with English conversation skills
  • Assist international students with reading English, grammar, pronunciation and comprehension
  • Meet 1 hour weekly with 2-4 students
  • Wednesdays 12:30-1:30PM in Thunderduck Hall, rooms T241, T243, T245
  • For more information call 972-238-6972

Tutor/Mentor Program

  • Share knowledge of your favorite subject with Richland students in math, accounting, writing, reading, history, government or science
  • Qualified with degree or life/work experience
  • 1-2 hours per week at a scheduled day/time
  • Training provided by the Learning Center
  • Medina Hall M216
  • Call Calvin Ararcap at 972-238-6227 for details

Reading Enhances Academic Development (R.E.A.D.)

  • Assist students enrolled in Developmental Reading and ESOL Reading classes with comprehension, vocabulary, critical thinking and study skills
  • Meet 1-2 hours weekly, one-on-one
  • Training provided by Learning Center
  • Medina Hall M216
  • Call Calvin Ararcap at 972-238-6227 for details

Language Exchange

  • Help ESOL students improve conversational skills
  • Engage students in one of our educational games during the first part of the session
  • Encourage participants to share some words of expression in native languages during the second part of the session
  • Language Exchange is held every Friday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • The meeting location is in the ESOL Corner in Wichita Hall (across from WH261)
  • Contact Natalia Vargas for details at nvargas@dcccd.edu or 972-238-6387


  • Registration, background check and fingerprinting through Richland College human resources
  • Training with coordinator of program