Community Volunteer Lead (0.8 FTE)

April 28th, 2021

Mary Potter Hospice provides free palliative care for the people of the Wellington Region. We are currently recruiting for a motivated and experienced person to join the team as a Community Volunteer Lead. We have an Inpatient Unit, and a strong Community team working across the region. We take a multi-disciplinary approach in order to provide holistic care for our patients and whānau.

The role:
In this role you will manage and co-ordinate the Clinical Service Volunteers across the community supporting patients and whānau in their homes while integrating a Compassionate Communities approach. You will manage change and continue to develop the new volunteer roles to meet the needs of our community.

You will need to:

  • Be an experienced leader, preferably with community health or volunteer experience
  • Have strong co-ordination and relationship management skills to manage appropriate matching and assignment of volunteers to patients and families in their homes
  • Have sound organisational planning and implementation skills
  • Have an understanding of and commitment to the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care.

Mary Potter Hospice supports our staff with flexible rosters, paid R&R days and generous leave packages. Please send a cover letter, CV and application form by 14 May 2021 to Catherine Hart, Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Newtown 6242 or email

For more information, contact Norma Hickland, Community Manager – Porirua 021 194 0190

Mary Potter Hospice Application Form
Community Volunteer Lead Job Description