Tōtara Hospice (TH) is a supportive and caring organisation, providing palliative care services to patients and their families/whanau living in the South and South East Auckland area. This is an exciting opportunity to join the TH team and make a difference in people’s lives by supporting them through what can be a challenging time.
We need your help!
What skills and attributes do we hope you can share with us?
- We need people who have a positive attitude and friendly manner.
- A flexible attitude
- A genuine willingness to be part of a team and be able to take direction. Whilst also being able to take initiative and work independently.
- Sensitivity, understanding and respect for our diverse community.
- Reliability to your volunteer commitment.
- You will need a reliable, clean, warranted and registered vehicle, and a full clean drivers license
What will you be doing?
- Drivers are required on a casual basis to transport patients from their homes to clinical appointments at Auckland Hospital, Middlemore and the Superclinic
- Drivers are also needed on a casual basis to transport patients to and from Te Puna Ora o Tōtara, here at Tōtara Hospice located at The Gardens, South Auckland. These groups usually run from Monday- Friday
What support will we give you?
- Volunteer induction
Ongoing training opportunities
- Ongoing support from our Volunteer services team.
What benefits do you get?
- This volunteer role offers the opportunity to work within a supportive multi-disciplinary team who provide a professional service to our community.
- The opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of patients and their families by supporting them with transport at a time when they are at their most vulnerable
- A chance to work in a friendly team, and an opportunity to make new friends and meet a group of diverse people.
- Valuable experience and skills that you can add to your CV.
- Most importantly the satisfaction to Make Hospice Happen and supporting the belief of the Totara Hospice team that even though dying is inevitable, dying unsupported is unacceptable.
Please call for a chat and more information about this opportunity to really help and make a difference in your community
*Tōtara Hospice as an organization does not conscientiously object to anyone accessing their rights under the End of Life Choices Act when it passed into law in November 2021. Our focus will remain, as it always has been, on delivering to the needs of our patients and whānau. We will respect and support patients who choose this option.