Volunteer at First Baptist Richardson

At First Baptist Richardson, we believe everyone is called to serve others. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities and we want to help you find your place.

“There are diversities of gifts...and there are differences (different kinds) of ministries...but the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all...but one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills...but now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased. Now you are the body of Christ, and members individually.”
1 Corinthians 12:4–5, 7, 18, 27

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities


We Read Together

We Read Together is Richardson ISD’s volunteer initiative to champion early literacy skills for students. Students who enter school lacking reading readiness or who don’t read at grade level need additional interventions and resources to catch up to their peers. We know community volunteers and mentors play a pivotal role in advancing literacy skills, and helping more students learn how to read, write, and play.

RISD volunteers helped 85 students last school year and 84% of kindergarten students in the program met or exceeded their MAP growth goal for the year. We Read Together is helping close this achievement gap. We have a great group of volunteers who logged almost 2,000 volunteer hours. We need MORE volunteers for the 23-24 school year to grow the program. Click the link below to register to become a We Read Together partner!

We will have a training session on October 1 at Noon in Fellowship Hall.

Find out more about We Read Together

OnGoing Volunteer Opportunities

Richardson Kids Hero


  • Sunday Morning Nursery
  • Sunday Morning Group Leader
  • Preschool & Nursery Volunteers
  • Special Events (Kids Camp, VBS, etc.)
Richardson Students Serve


  • Sunday Morning Group Leaders
  • Life Group Leaders
  • Special Events (DNow, Camp, Progressive Dinner)
Richardson Groups


  • Sunday Morning Group Leader
  • D-Group Leaders
  • Bible Study Leaders
  • Women’s Ministry Team
  • Men’s Ministry Team
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  • Young At Heart Team
  • Median Adult Team
Richardson Missions


  • Missionary Care Teams
  • International Friends
  • Food for Families
  • Austin Street Shelter
  • Church Under the Tree
  • Merry Mat Makers
  • Smile Stitchers
  • Community Garden
  • We Read Together
  • Special Events (Backpack Bash, Feed My Starving Children, Angel Tree)
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Music & Worship

  • Student & KidSing members and leaders
  • Student Choir team
  • Celebration Choir & Orchestra members
  • Media Team
    • Camera crew
    • Screens/ProPresenter operator
    • Lighting operator
    • Sound crew
  • Carols
    • Choir & Orchestra members
    • Stage crew
    • Nativity cast
Richardson Steeple

Pastoral Care

  • Prayer Team
  • Caleb Ministry
Richardson Volunteer Other

More Opportunities

  • Greeter Team
  • Safety Ministry Team
  • Coffee Team
  • Offering Team
  • Media & Video Production Team
  • Ushers
  • Facility Volunteer Team
  • Christmas Decorating Team
  • Special Events