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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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Events

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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Volunteers

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

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Remote Volunteering Opportunities

There are lots of different ways to volunteer these days – with many volunteers working remotely from the organisations they support, in their own time at their own place. We have a range of roles which are suitable for remote volunteering
Role Description
Administration support Administrative assistance to hospice staff. This could include things such as preparing training materials, data entry, reception duties or general administrative tasks.  Some of these can be done as remote volunteering opportunities
Communications and Displays Assisting with the development and maintenance of hospice information displays.   Includes all aspects including art work, copy writing and layout.  Some aspects of this role are suitable for remote volunteering
Cooking / Baking Preparing food in your own home which is frozen and distributed to patients on an as needed basis. This could include simple meals through to biscuits, cakes and other treats.  Frozen food is stored at Hospice.
Facebook Assisting with the upkeep, communication flow and community engagement on the hospice facebook page. Some aspects of this role are suitable for remote volunteering
Proof Reading This includes proof reading and editing patients biographies before final copies are printed and published, hospice newsletters, reports and other communications materials. Some aspects of this role are suitable for remote volunteering
Special and Research projects From time to time research projects or other self-contained projects are needed.   These opportunities particularly suit remote volunteering.
Website Assisting with the upkeep, communication flow and community engagement on the hospice website. Some aspects of this role are suitable for remote volunteering

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!