By joining our wonderful team of volunteer at the Christchurch Hospital public campus you may be asked to do different tasks, such as: provide directions to members of the public, this may include taking visitors though to their appointments and sitting with them, carry out errands and deliveries to patients, provide support and reassurance, chatting to patients, playing games and activities to support patients, assist staff with activities, assist patients and visitors to phone for a taxi or family member, help with approved administration duties, supporting the Gift Shop and the Ward Trolley.
No prior experience is required. However, there are certain things that are needed to be considered and successful in these roles: • Excellent communication skills • Sensitivity towards those who are sick • A friendly, caring and compassionate nature • A genuine interest in the well-being of others • Physically fit (these roles involve a lot of walking) • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
Specific time commitment to be confirmed with the organisation.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.
Applicants for this role are required to undergo Police vetting.
You can find out more about this process on the Police website: