Volunteering at Grapevine

We know that you have many choices where you can spend your free time. We are very excited that you have an interest in becoming a volunteer with Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine.

Volunteers expand their horizons and develop camaraderie with those who share their interest in helping others. As a volunteer, you provide a valuable service to your community and you have a chance to meet many interesting people. Baylor, Scott & White Health volunteers make a positive impact on people’s lives and are a vital part of the organization.

As a member of the team, volunteers give themselves a gift, too. Studies show that people who help others are healthier, happier people. Even if you have only four hours to spare each week, volunteering can bring you added job skills, school credit or that feeling you get from donating your time to helping others.

Types of volunteer work

As a volunteer at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine, patients, families and team members 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. As a volunteer, your duties might include these areas:

  • 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
  • Assisting with clerical support
  • Performing general office duties

Benefits and rewards

As a volunteer at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine, 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
  • Sharing skills and learning new ones
  • Developing new interests
  • Serving neighbors and community
  • Making new friends and having fun

We recognize how important volunteers are to our patients. Volunteers at Baylor Scott & White Health are eligible for the following benefits*:

  • Discounts in our cafeterias
  • Participation in Baylor Health Care System Credit Union
  • Free parking

Requirements for volunteering

The purpose of our volunteer organization is to promote and advance healthcare to patients and their families. We welcome individuals of all backgrounds and abilities who wish to volunteer.

Applicants will be asked to submit information and meet certain qualifications including being a non-nicotine user.  Requirements may include a general health screening, background check (in accordance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act), submission of personal references, and patient care training (if the nature of the volunteer service requires patient contact).