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Volunteering at MoBap Hospital


Volunteers play an important role on the Missouri Baptist Medical Center campus. They help us extend our mission of service to our community as well as each other and help promote an environment of emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. We welcome you as a volunteer to help create a positive health care environment for individuals seeking exceptional patient satisfaction.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center volunteers are friendly, kind, enthusiastic people interested in sharing a few hours each week on our campus. They are educated professionals who come from varied backgrounds and have multiple interests. Our volunteers include:

  • St. Louis residents, specifically those in the west county communities near the hospital
  • Retired medical professionals
  • Students completing high school service projects
  • College students seeking ways to explore health care opportunities
  • Practicum, intern and pre-med students.

Junior Volunteers

Missouri Baptist Medical Center welcomes and encourages junior volunteers to share their attention, talents and positive energy. Upon completion of the junior volunteer application and successful interview process, placement is evaluated and approved. The minimum age for a junior volunteer is 16.

We welcome you to be a part of something positive by helping to create an exceptional experience for those seeking health care at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Clerical Support
  • Departmental Support
  • Gift Shop
  • Performance Improvement Projects
  • Pet Assisted Therapy Volunteers
  • Pastoral Care
  • Special Events
  • Waiting Room Attendant

If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, please complete the form below.

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Welcome to the Ballas Boutique

Located on the first floor of the main tower, the Ballas Boutique delivers gifts and flowers to patients and employees Missouri Baptist Medical Center. All proceeds from the gift shop benefit the Missouri Baptist Healthcare Foundation.

Monday – 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Tuesday – 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday – 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday – 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday –  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday – 12 p.m. – 3 p,m.
​Sunday – 1p.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed on Holidays

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Helping Your Community

We all share a responsibility for the future of our community. At Missouri Baptist, our mission is to improve the health — and quality of life — for every neighbor we serve.

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Construction Supports Innovation on Campus

MoBap donors have funded a new Cardiovascular Hybrid Operating Suite that will allow multiple interventions to be performed in one operating suite.

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Helping Our Tiniest Patients Grow

Our vision is to distinguish MoBap as the premier provider of women, infant and pediatric services by offering exceptional, seamless, integrated, multidisciplinary programs to childbearing families and their children across the continuum from pre-conception through postpartum and into the pediatric lifespan.

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An Infusion of Comfort and Cheer

Howard and Phyllis Loiterstein and Margie Imo stepped forward to support some key patient experience improvements in the Cancer Center at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

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Champions of Enhanced Patient Recovery

Each year, Champions for Care (CFC) make a collective major gift to MoBap through designated gifts to a fundraising project focused on improving care for our patients. A “Champion” is a donor who directs a gift of $500 or more to this special project.

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Investing in Caregivers for Our Future

Donors to Missouri Baptist Healthcare Foundation play an active role in improving patient care by improving patient care by supporting multiple educational opportunities for health care professionals.

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The Gift of Giving Back

For several years, neighbors and best friends Jean and Joyce have volunteered at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center (MoBap) gift shop. “We’ve met amazing people. Sometimes, it’s a grandparent who is over the moon about a new baby or someone who is going home after an extended stay. Other times, it might be a family member whose loved one is struggling,” Joyce says.

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Dr. Stein Uses Molecular Testing to Inform His Patients' Cancer Treatment

In 2021, Russell (Russ) Horne and William Sibert were diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). They both benefited from molecular profiling of their cancer, known as precision oncology, which identified different and effective treatment approaches.

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Heart Valve Surgery Gives New Lease on Life

Looking forward to resuming their active lifestyle in 2022, Connie and Arlin have two trips planned early in the year. Connie said that her heart surgery has given her a new lease on life. "Every time I'm at Missouri Baptist, I feel cared for, listened to and taken seriously. I always tell people that if you have heart problems, go to MoBap."

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New Technology for Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias

The new technology at MoBap — robotic magnetic navigation (RMN) — introduces the benefits of robotic precision and safety to cardiac ablation, a common, minimally invasive procedure used to treat arrhythmias

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Lung Cancer Screening Results in Early Detection

Michael, a 51-year-old business owner, was a one-pack-a-day cigarette smoker for 30 years who quit in 2017. As someone who enjoyed good health, Michael never worried about his lungs. However, chronic shoulder pain that he attributed to over-exercising and weightlifting began to bother him. On a whim, Michael Googled "causes of shoulder pain" and was surprised when lung cancer came up in the search result.

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Champions for Care Program Strengthens Lung Cancer Screening in 2020

Each year, a special group of MoBap donors called Champions for Care designate their giving to a group fund-raising project that will elevate the quality of patient care. In 2020, that project was MoBap’s lung cancer screening program.

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Tax Benefits of the CARES Act

The new CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act provided a few key provisions for your charitable goals.

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Protecting the Front Line

Carrie Rao realized early in the pandemic that masks were in high demand. As a quilter, Rao had a significant stash of fabric that she sewed into masks and generously donated more than 200 of them to the community, including Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

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Providing Nourishment and Comfort

Food was a welcome sight at the height of the COVID-19 outbreak, especially since the hospital cafeteria was at limited capacity.

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Champions For Care

The Champions For Care program allows individual donors to collectively fund a project to directly improve patient care at MoBap. By pooling their resources, the Champions accomplish more than they could individually. 

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Planned and Estate Giving

Our Planned Giving Center is a valuable resource for your charitable gift planning. Wills and bequests provide a means for members of the Missouri Baptist Medical Center community to support programs of their choice well into the future.

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Cindy Weishaar, nurse manager of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), explains the differences between the new Panda Warmer (left) and an older style warmer.

Safe & Warm

In 2018, the Champions purchased four new radiant warmers for our tiniest patients in Labor & Delivery and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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Nancy A. Ross, RN Endowed Chair for Nursing

A year after being named a Magnet® hospital, Missouri Baptist continues to emphasize and cultivate nursing leadership by establishing the The Nancy A. Ross, RN Endowed Chair for Nursing.

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