Volunteer Receptionist (Newtown)

September 16th, 2021

Role Responsibilities
You will play a valuable part in the Mary Potter Hospice Inpatient Unit with general reception duties, welcoming visitors and other administration tasks as required.

Your tasks will include:

  • Meeting and greeting patients, families, visitors, Hospice staff and volunteers
  • Ensuring all incoming phone calls are attended to in a prompt and courteous manner
  • Taking messages for staff and patients and delivering to recipients
  • Ensuring that the reception area and equipment is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Answering phones and redirecting calls to staff and patients as required
  • Other administrative tasks that may be required

Person Requirements

  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including an excellent phone manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and well groomed
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Have integrity and empathy
  • Willingness to be flexible and undertake a variety of tasks
  • Commitment of 12 months or more

Commitment
Thursday, every two weeks, 4.45pm – 7pm

Location
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 complete our online volunteer application and also forward a copy of your current CV and cover letter to volunteer@marypotter.org.nz

Volunteer Receptionist Role Description