Volunteer Vacancies – On Call Play Supporter (Newtown)

August 14th, 2019

We currently have three vacancies

Role Responsibilities

You will play a valuable part in our In Patient Unit supporting parents/caregivers by setting up play activity for the children and being supportive with the children’s play. Your tasks will include:

  • Making children feel welcome
  • Setting up toys/games, art materials as required
  • Assisting with various activities, including arts, crafts and games
  • Ensuring child safety at all times
  • From time-to-time there may be general duties such as preparation or sorting of materials for activities

Person Requirements

  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport and help people feel at ease
  • Dependable, diligent and patient
  • Awareness of development differences with children
  • Interest in creative activities and games to assist children
  • Remains calm in tense or pressured situations

Commitment
Approximately 2–3 hours per week. May vary according to needs

Location
Mary Potter Hospice, 48 Mein Street, Newtown

Interested?
If you would like to be part of our team here at Mary Potter Hospice we would love to hear from you. Please email volunteer@marypotter.org.nz
An application form and job description is attached.

Mary Potter Hospice Volunteer Application Form
Volunteer On Call Play Supporter Job Description