Becoming a Volunteer

  • Contact Malcolm Marler (Sr. Director), via email,, or by phone 205-934-3936 to set up a time to talk about your interest in volunteering with the Department of Pastoral Care at UAB Hospital, UAB Highlands, or any of our outpatient clinics.
Stephon Montgomery, Volunteer with Prayers to Go
  • Read through the Volunteer Orientation Guide (in PowerPoint format or in a PDF format. Make notes of questions you may have when you meet and talk with Malcolm.
  • If you are a college student, fill out the Student Application, save, and email it to Malcolm.
  • Before you begin as a volunteer, you will need to have documentation of a Flu shot, and a TB Test in the last 12 months. If not, we will provide them free at UAB Employee Health Services.
  • Finally, we will need your permission to do a background check.

  • After you meet with Malcolm, you will be given a name tag to wear any time you are volunteering with UAB Pastoral Care at UAB Hospital or clinics.