Volunteer Opportunities

Community members, parents, and young adults are encouraged to volunteer at The Ashford Rise School of Dallas. Volunteers may be utilized in the classrooms, assisting in the office, or help with community fundraising events like our annual Runway for Rise fashion show. 

The Rise School partners with volunteer organizations like Junior League of Dallas, National Charity League, and Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas as well as community volunteers. Please see below for just some of the many volunteer opportunities Rise offers.


Sunrise Helper 

Between 8-10am, Weekdays

Sunrise helpers assist during arrival and support students in morning activities as they prepare for the day. 


Afternoon Play Pal

Monday through Friday, 2:30-5:30

Volunteer in our after-care program.  Play games, read books and support play in our after-care program.  Can stay 1 hour or all three.


Special Event Volunteer 

Throughout the year, Varying Days/Times

Special Event Volunteers assist in preparation and on-site management at both fundraising events (e.g. Runway for Rise) and events held at the school (e.g. Easter Egg Hunt).  Volunteers will work with Director of Development to identify where their strengths will best serve each event.


Therapist Shadow 

Weekdays, 8:45-11:30am

Work with a Rise licensed therapist to prepare materials, take notes, and assist with execution of therapies. Choose from our on-site speech, occupational, physical, and music therapists.


Apply Here

To apply to become a volunteer, please click here. Once you complete and submit your form, a representative from The Ashford Rise School of Dallas will be in touch to schedule your volunteer training! Please bare in mind not all opportunities are available year round.

Please note, in-school volunteer opportunities are weekdays, between 8am-12pm. Event volunteer opportunities vary. 


If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact:
Maude Pampel, M.S., Director
Phone: (214) 373-7473