Hospitality Volunteer – Inpatient Unit, Newtown

November 1st, 2022

Role Responsibilities:

You will play a valuable part in the Hospice’s Inpatient Unit delivering meals 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 or more

Commitment (6 vacancies)

  • Tuesday Dinner four weekly 5.30 – 6.40pm
  • Tuesday Dinner fortnightly 5.30pm – 6.40pm
  • Thursday Lunch fortnightly 11.45am – 1.15pm (2 rosters available)
  • Afternoon Tea Friday fortnightly 2.30pm – 3.15pm
  • 4 weekly Dinner Friday 5.30pm – 6.40pm


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

Hospitality Volunteer Job Description