Volunteer With Us

TheDream.US Volunteers are critical partners

in our effort to support DREAMers in realizing their dream of obtaining a college education.

Do you want to do something that is satisfying, uplifting and of great service to your community?

Volunteer with TheDream.US!

Current Volunteering Opportunities

National Selection Committee Member


  • Have at least a bachelor’s degree 
  • Understand and know the immigrant community 
  • Not work for or attend one of our Partner Colleges or work for one of our Donor organizations


  • Dedicate ~25 hours to read and score the essays 
  • Be available for a training call and debrief call  

We appreciate that it is no small commitment.  But it is one that our selection committee members have described as one of the most fulfilling things they do in their work. 

How to apply:

If you are interested and would like to have more information about serving as a member of our selection committee, please send us your information.

Selection Committee Volunteer

Volunteer Highlights

Silvana Quiroz

Silvana Quiroz is an Emmy-nominated journalist who has a long track record in communications. She began her career at an early age in her native Bolivia and later emigrated to the United States where she worked for Telemundo and Univision. She has her own news organization in the Washington DC area called Zoom Latino and is working on her documentary “Dreamer mom”

Germán Cadenas

Germán Cadenas is a doctoral psychology intern and 2017-18 postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley Counseling & Psychological Services. There, he works closely with the Undocumented Student Program. He is completing a PhD in counseling psychology from Arizona State University, where he contributed to creating innovative programs such as DREAMzone and ASU Poder. Formerly undocumented, Germán is a founding member of the Arizona DREAM Act Coalition and has served in leadership on non-profit organizations that aim to expand college access to underrepresented students. Germán’s academic research studies undocumented students’ college success, political involvement, and ally-development.

Diana Espitia


Diana is the Noble Energy manager of corporate social investments. Diana in 2012 produced the Documentary film ILLEGAL. Diana worked for the American Red Cross and the Association for the Advancement for Mexican-Americans (AAMA). Born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, Diana graduated from the University of Houston.  

Jose Magaña-Salgado


Jose Magaña-Salgado is a principal with Masa Group, a boutique consulting firm specializing in federal government relations and state and local immigration campaigns. Formerly, Jose was a Managing Policy Attorney with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center. Jose founded one of the largest DREAM Act groups in the nation, the Arizona DREAM Act Coalition. He was one of the founders and former president of the DREAM Bar Association. Jose has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona and law degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.