The Community Outreach and Engagement program at the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a variety of opportunities for individuals to work in community outreach events, representing Baylor College of Medicine as a BodyGuard volunteer. The BodyGuards Program supports the COE program goals of reducing cancer health disparities in under-served populations through cancer awareness, prevention, and early screening.
- Have the opportunity to participate in various health fairs and community events sponsored by Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center or in collaboration with community partners
- Receive email announcements of upcoming events
- Choose to participate based on their availability and interest
Current Volunteer Opportunities include:
- Participating in educational community health fairs and special events such as the Get Your Rear in Gear 5K
- Supporting with clerical duties such as entering survey data and packaging materials
- Participating as a Service Learning Project site for BCM medical students
- Brainstorming ideas for our Theater Outreach Program
- Assisting in social media feedback and help
- BodyGuard Program t-shirt provided
- Community service hour tracking
- Letter of recommendation
- Annual appreciation ceremony
- Certificate of participation
If you are interested in joining or learning more about the roles and many benefits of the Bodyguard Volunteer Program, you may print, complete and email the application to Millicent Lacy at firstname.lastname@example.org.