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Volunteering

The Gift That Gives Back 

Volunteers and Auxiliary members at Missouri Baptist Medical Center find that their roles can be fun and satisfying as they meet people and become involved in community service. Each volunteer and Auxiliary member determines his or her level of involvement. There are opportunities to work at events, serve in leadership positions, work at fund-raisers and participate in special projects.

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Gift Shop, Information Desks, Transporter

What Volunteers Do

Volunteers are valuable to the Hospital community, assisting patients, families and employees. More than 650 student and adult volunteers offer their time, energy and special talents to many areas, including the gift shop, information desks and clinical areas.

Who Are Our Volunteers?

Seniors, students, men and women are all welcome as volunteers. Teens (14-18) may serve as student volunteers. Young adults (18 and older) serve as college career volunteers. Any time you can give is appreciated and there is flexibility in the days, hours and frequency that you can contribute.

Benefits

Most volunteers agree that the greatest gift comes from the satisfaction of serving others. Volunteers are eligible for some special benefits including: 

  • Discounts at the gift shop, cafeteria and pharmacy 
  • Invitations to special social events such as appreciation brunches, family picnics and volunteer health fairs

Some volunteer expenses may be tax-deductible; check with your accountant or the Internal Revenue Service for specifics.

Those who are asked are four times more likely to help as those who are not asked.

The No.1 reason why volunteers give their time and efforts is gratitude for services received at Missouri Baptist Medical Center!


Almost 9 of 10 people say "Yes" when someone asks them to donate their time.

Non-volunteers say that they are more likely to serve as a volunteer if a trusted friend asks them to serve.

Nearly half of all volunteers say volunteering has improved their physical health. Our volunteers are interesting and enthusiastic individuals.

Annually, our volunteers contribute more than 63,000 hours in more than 33 different service areas. 

There are more than 20 husband and wife volunteer teams volunteering both together and in separate areas throughout the hospital!

The No.1 reason why volunteers give their time and efforts is gratitude for services received at Missouri Baptist Medical Center!

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