Help Us Help Others – Volunteer With Us
As a volunteer at
Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, you’ll bring your special, personal touch to our care. Sharing your time, talents and passions makes all the difference, whether you’re delivering flowers, comforting families or working in the gift shop.
We’re always on the lookout for caring, compassionate, knowledgeable people like you to help support our mission: To help every member of our community achieve better health and quality of life.
We can't do it without you and we won’t even pretend to try.
It's never been easier to become a volunteer at Baylor Dallas. You can call us at 214.820.2441 to apply.
Adult Program (adults 25 years and older)
We invite you to join us as a volunteer at Baylor Dallas. Contact us to receive an application so we can learn more about your interests, skills and availability. We appreciate your interest in our facility and your willingness to give back to the community.
Summer Student Program (ages 15 through college)
During the summer break, a limited number of student-only volunteer opportunities are available at Baylor Dallas. Generally, the opportunities are located in public areas with the goal of providing great customer service to our guests. Other Baylor Scott & White facilities also have summer programs; contact those facilities directly as summer dates and deadlines vary.
Types of volunteer work
As a volunteer at Baylor Dallas, patients, families and staff appreciate your time and service. From answering phones to comforting families during a traumatic event, our volunteers make a significant impact on our patients and the community.
Volunteer duties might include*:
- Providing comfort, encouragement and support to patients
- Assisting staff on nursing units
- Delivering mail and flowers to patients
- Greeting patients
- Assisting in the gift shop
- Sponsoring fundraisers
- Awarding scholarships
- Participating in health fairs
- Assisting with clerical support
- Performing general office duties
Volunteers provide important services, so we make every attempt to match interests, skills and availability with our Dallas hospital's needs.
In Dallas, you can volunteer in one of the following areas:
- Hospital support
- Family support
- Staff support
- Community support
- Specialty programs
*There are different volunteer opportunities at each Baylor Scott & White hospital.
Benefits and rewards
As a volunteer at Baylor Dallas, you can help provide an extra dimension of caring that we can't do without. Your smiles, words of encouragement and giving of time can help make a difference in a patient's life, lighten the load for our staff and help support the community. Our volunteers reap rewards such as:
- Helping others
- Developing new interests
- Serving our neighbors and community
- Making new friends and having fun
- Sharing skills and learning new ones
- Discounts in our cafeterias
- Participation in Baylor Health Care System Credit Union
- Free parking
Note: Each Baylor Scott & White location has unique benefits for volunteers.
Requirements for volunteering
The purpose of our volunteer organization is to promote and advance healthcare to patients and their families at Baylor Dallas. We enthusiastically welcome individuals of all backgrounds and abilities who wish to volunteer.
Applicants will be asked to submit information and meet certain qualifications. Each Baylor Scott & White location has its own requirements, so the volunteer process may be different at various facilities. Requirements for volunteering in Dallas may include:
- A general health screening
- A background check (in accordance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act)
- Submission of personal references
- Patient care training (if the nature of the volunteer service requires patient contact)