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Volunteering with Pride  

Volunteers at Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton are compassionate, knowledgeable and resourceful individuals united with a common goal of supporting the mission and vision of Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton. 

How do Volunteers Serve?

  • Serve patients, visitors and employees in the volunteer-supported information desk
  • Provide comfort items and assistance to patients and their families
  • Assist staff on nursing units
  • Deliver mail, flowers and e-mail to patients
  • Escort patients and visitors throughout the facility
  • Perform general office duties
  • Sponsor fundraisers
  • Participate in community health fairs
  • Serve on hospital committees, auxiliary committees or the auxiliary board
  • Be involved in a specialty program

What are Specialty Programs?

These volunteer placements may require special training or the volunteer may have experienced certain medical procedures.  Areas include:

  • Cancer survivor or close relative
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Serve as a Volunteer Advisor on hospital committees
  • Pet therapy escort

What are the Rewards for Volunteering? 

  • The satisfaction of doing something for others
  • The opportunity to share your skills
  • Making a difference by serving our community
  • The enjoyment of making new friends and having fun! 

How do I Become a Volunteer?

  • Fill out the volunteer services application  
  • Meet with the volunteer services staff to discuss your interests and availability. A six month commitment is required at a minimum of four hours per week.

If a placement is found for you, volunteers: 

  • Submit to a background screening
  • Complete a two-step TB screening
  • Complete a drug and nicotine screening
  • Receive a flu vaccine if applicable
  • Attend a general orientation session
  • Receive specific assignment training

What are the Opportunities for Student Volunteers?

Applications are accepted year round for college volunteer positions. 

Applications for high school students are accepted March 1, 2015 through April 3, 2015.

Eligible students must be at least 15 years old by January 1 and are considered in this category through the summer after high school graduation.  High school students are required apply online, as well as the additional step of submitting a 300 word essay describing what they anticipate getting from their summer volunteering experience (see email link below). All essays will be read by a panel of hospital leadership, and students will be selected based upon their ability to convey their requests effectively. 

Because participation is limited, students are encouraged to be detailed in their explanation of how they will use their health care volunteering experiences in college and their future vocation, as well as what they feel they have to offer Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton as a temporary member of our team. Once accepted into the program, several additional forms will be provided for completion before acceptance is finalized.  

Students must be available to volunteer one full summer session (without interruption), either mornings or afternoons, Monday through Friday for four consecutive weeks. Acceptance and refusal communication will be delivered via email by April 20, 2015.

Online Application

Access our volunteer services application. Fill out and submit the application. Then, click the link in the confirmation email to complete the application.

Summer Student Essay Submission

Once you have completed your essay in MS Word format, please attach it to an email and send it to Please make sure to put the title “BMCC Summer Volunteer” in the subject field of your email.