Help us help others – volunteer with us

As a volunteer in Dallas 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 helping with wayfinding, comforting patients and family members, or supporting a specific hospital department.

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 University Medical Center.

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Types of volunteer work

As a volunteer at Baylor University Medical Center in 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.


Adult Program (adults 18 years and older)

We invite you to join us as a volunteer at Baylor University Medical Center in 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.

Benefits and rewards

As a volunteer at Baylor University Medical Center in 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
  • 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 University Medical Center in 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)
  • Patient care training (if the nature of the volunteer service requires patient contact)