Family Room Support

This role is to help support our families taking time out from the ward or staying overnight in our Ronald McDonald Family Room located in Starship Hospital. Duties include helping families to sign in and out of the facility, showing families how to use kitchen equipment, helping to keep the day lounge spick and span, wiping down benches, chairs and tables, disinfecting toys, keeping the kitchen equipment clean etc. This role can include prepping food and baking if the volunteer enjoys this.
We are seeking men to take on this role 2.5 hours per week or fortnight, in order to connect with the 'Dads', 'Grandads' or big brothers supporting their child in hospital or women to connect with the 'Mums', 'Grandmas' and big sisters.


We need people with great communication skills, initiative and a can-do attitude. We need people who are happy to devote 2.5 hours per week or fortnight to support our families going through tough times, caring for a child in hospital. You may be reading a story to a little person one minute, serving dinner to a tired parent the next. Flexibility is the key here and people who are happy to lend a hand where it is needed. We also need people who can be discreet when required, empathetic and caring. We are seeking male and female volunteers for this unique and valued role.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Minimum 2.5 hours per week or fortnight, either weekends or weekday evenings

Getting started:
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.

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