Helping Hands volunteer program

Baylor Scott & White Health Helping Hands is a volunteer program for anyone passionate about healthcare or simply interested in giving back to their community. Through your service you are able to make a positive impact to so many in our facilities. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and be willing to provide at least six months of volunteer service.

The volunteer opportunities listed below available at hospital and clinic locations in the Brazos Valley.

Discover how you can lend your hand and share your heart:

Mission Statement: Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, Baylor Scott & White Health promotes the well-being of all individuals, families and communities.

Values - We serve faithfully. We never settle. We are in it together. We make an impact.

Application Information:

Our Junior/College Volunteer Applications have CLOSED for the Summer/Fall 2024 Semester. College applications will not be available again until November 1 for the Spring 2025 semester. Junior applications will not reopen until April 1, 2025 for the Summer program. Applications do fill up quickly. Once full, the application acceptance will be closed.

Department Assistance

There are opportunities in areas throughout the hospital and clinic.


Gift Shop


Help people make purchases and provide a listening ear.

  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • Hours: 9:00 - 1:00, 1:00 - 5:00 PM


Golf Cart Transport


  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Hours: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 12:00 - 4:00 PM


Lobby Assistance


Lobby area maintenance and concierge services.


Lobby Piano Music


  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Hours: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM


Oncology Boutique


Help people make purchases and provide a listening ear.

  • Days: Friday
  • Hours: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Patient Assistance


Visit with patients, escort patients/visitors and provide golf cart and wheelchair transport assistance for patients.


Pet Therapy


Teaming up with a pet and handler, you will escort the pet and handler to patient rooms and sanitize areas as needed.

  • Days: One volunteer per weekday
  • Hours: Four hours a week