About Hospice

Hospice is a philosophy of care which extends beyond the physical needs of a person to their emotional, social and spiritual needs and those of their family.

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Keep up to date with our many events and fundraising initiatives – we’d love to you see you there!


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Health Professionals

Our palliative care services provide specialist and compassionate nursing care at home for people in our community.



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We love volunteers! Find out how you can get involved by becoming a hospice volunteer.

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Public Facing Roles

These roles have a significant public interface. This could be in a variety of situations either in the general community (such as a the shop or events) or within hospice facilities.  They are likely to include some occasional contact with patients and/or family members.
Role Description
Administration/ Reception Support Working in the reception at hospice house, greeting visitors, answering phones and completing general administration tasks
Catering Providing catering for events at hospice, including the Day Stay programme, business breakfasts etc. All meals cooked on site at Hospice House
Donation Boxes Managing donation boxes within the community – identifying opportunities for placement and the clearing and replacing of full boxes
Event Volunteering Volunteering at events which form part of our fundraising activities. This could include usher, hosting duties, promotion, planning and organising
Farming for Hospice Working with the farming community to promote the Farming for Hospice fundraising activities. Good connections in the farming community and a strong understanding of farming is very beneficial
Hosting Hosting events at Hospice House. Includes setting up events, greeting visitors, waiting on tables, serving drinks, post event clear up.
Shop – Retail Working front of house in the hospice shops (Taupo or Turangi), setting up displays, pricing items and serving customers
Shop – Deliveries Working in a team to deliver or collect large items being donated or sold in the hospice shop. You need to be physically fit and able to drive.  Taupo based.

Sign me up!

If you are interested in any of our volunteer openings, or just want to chat about any opportunities or options for future volunteering then contact Hilary (Volunteer Services Manager) on volunteers@laketaupohospice.co.nz or phone 07 377 4252

Or if you are ready to go – sign up now!