Volunteer Vacancy – Day Hospice (Porirua)

February 27th, 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 arts, crafts and games
  • Organising events including food service, set-up and clean-up
  • Assisting patients with comfort needs, mobilising etc, as required
  • 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 arts 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 9.30am-2.30pm fortnightly on Friday

Location
Mary Potter Hospice Porirua Community Base

If you would like to be part of our team here at Mary Potter Hospice we would love to hear from you. Please forward your application, a copy of your CV and a cover letter to volunteer@marypotter.org.nz.  Applications close 5pm Monday 18 March 2019

Day Hospice Volunteer Job Description
Mary Potter Hospice Volunteer Application Form