Elizabeth Knox Home and Hospital

Elizabeth Knox Home and Hospital is a charitable trust with over 110 years of service to the Auckland Community. We are a fully registered Eden Alternative home with a philosophy of care dedicated to placing elders at the centre of all we do. This means a focus on loving companionship, meaningful activity and high quality care which leads to enhanced well being and independence. Care is extended across the age spectrum from young people to elders. We have some exciting opportunities for volunteers to join our crew. If you have a passion for people and are looking to help out in your community, please have a look at our roles and get in touch with us.


Available Roles:

Physiotherapy Assistance Volunteer

To assist residents to and from their rooms to the gym, to help ensure that residents are able to attend their physical activity classes.

Walking with Residents

Our residents love going for a walk, getting fresh air and enjoying a coffee in the park but need support to ensure their safety.

Linen Services Assistance

Assisting in our onsite laundry with residents clothes and the homes linen.


Companionship for residents to brighten and enliven their days. You'll have the opportunity to engage with Knox residents one-on-one or in group settings.

Activity Leaders

We are looking for friendly and compassionate volunteers who are keen to meet Knox residents and have fun. If this sounds like you we'd love to hear from you!

Van Driver

We are looking for a volunteer to drive our fully equipped mobility vehicle, and assist staff with residents while on outings.

New Residents Support

Help get residents settled into their new home with us here at Elizabeth Knox, Volunteers and residents can support students in schools with reading and language or adults developing spoken and written English

Dining Room Hosts

To give a helping hand to staff through meal times.

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