Volunteer Vacancy – Day Unit Volunteer (Kāpiti)

November 4th, 2019

Role Responsibilities
You will play a valuable part in the Day Hospice service. You will work under the guidance of the Day Hospice Coordinator and your tasks will include:

  • Helping patients feel welcome
  • Assisting with various activities, including creative activities and games
  • Morning tea and lunch set up and clearing
  • Assisting patients with comfort needs, mobilising etc, as required
  • Assisting with preparation and tidying up of physical space
  • From time-to-time there may be general duties such as preparation or sorting of materials for activities

Person Requirements

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport, and help people feel at ease
  • Sense of fun and interest in creative activities and crafts
  • Sensitive to the needs of others and able to seek help as needed
  • Dependable, diligent and a high level of integrity
  • Works well within a team and able to use initiative
  • Remains calm in tense or pressured situations
  • Must be physically fit and healthy to safely manage the physical demands of the position

Commitment
Approximately 9.15 am to 2.15 pm fortnightly on Tuesday

Location
Mary Potter Hospice Kapiti Community Site, 36 Warrimoo Street, Paraparaumu

Interested?
If you would like to be part of our team here at Mary Potter Hospice we would love to hear from you. Please send application and police vetting form to volunteer@marypotter.org.nz

Mary Potter Hospice Application Form
Day Unit Volunteer Job Description