Volunteer Receptionist Newtown

April 2nd, 2024

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 12months or more


  • Wednesday  4.30pm – 7pm four-weekly
  • Sunday         9am – 1pm four-weekly


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 fill in the online volunteer application form or ask us for a hard copy on volunteer@marypotter.org.nz.

Volunteer Receptionist Role Description