Hospital Friends volunteer - North Shore

Our Hato Hone St John Hospital Friends provide comfort and support to patients and their families in hospitals.


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)
You must be at least 18 years of age

Ultimately, we are looking for people who have an aptitude to working with a diversity of cultures that will bring passion to this crucial function within the Hato Hone St John Hospitals and Community Carer service. We offer full training and support, uniform, and Hato Hone St John membership (which gives free ambulance service for immediate family).

Come join us, it could change your life. Working with a dedicated team, and giving something valuable back to your community can be incredibly rewarding.

A Ministry of Justice background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

We ask volunteers to commit to a four-hour shift once a week or fortnightly.

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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