Volunteer Hospitality – Inpatient Unit Newtown

April 14th, 2022

Role Responsibilities

You will play a valuable part in the Hospice’s Inpatient Unit delivering dinner to the patients. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Adhere to hygiene handling
  • Communicate with Hospitality Manager in regards to special needs and diets
  • Attend rostered shifts on time and keep track of shift day, time & frequency
  • Give Volunteer Services and the Hospitality Managers as much notice as possible about planned leave
  • Contact the IPU reception about unplanned leave (e.g. sick leave) as soon as you know you cannot do your shift

Person Requirements

  • Ability to build and maintain rapport and help people feel at ease
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have integrity, including confidentiality
  • Works well within a team
  • Comfortable volunteering in an environment where people are unwell
  • Demonstrate resilience while also being able to ask for help as need
  • Commitment of 12 months of more

Commitment – We currently have 5 vacancies

Tuesday: Dinner, 2 weekly, 5.30pm – 6.40pm
Friday: Dinner, 4 weekly, 5:30pm – 6:40pm
Saturday: Dinner, 4 weekly, 5:30pm – 6:40pm (2 vacancies)
Sunday: Afternoon Tea, Fortnightly, 2:30pm – 3:15pm

48 Mein Street, Newtown


If you would like to be part of our team here at Mary Potter Hospice we would love to hear from you. Please complete our online volunteer application form and should you require further information please email volunteer@marypotter.org.nz

Hospitality- IPU Dinner Role Description