The volunteer positions at Rotorua Community Hospice cover a wide range of skill sets and interests. Whether you want to get involved weekly, monthly or occasionally, there’ll be a volunteer opportunity for you.
Volunteer roles include:
When you join Rotorua Community Hospice, we want you to feel welcome. All volunteers receive an initial orientation and induction. The training we provide aims to build confidence, knowledge and skills. Training is offered throughout the year and includes:
Volunteers who will be working directly with patients will be required to undertake a 2-3 day training programme.Educational Opportunities
If you are working towards gaining your Duke of Edinburgh Award, we can help by offering you volunteer experience as part of your community service. Consider volunteering for a 3-4 hour shift once a fortnight in the following areas:
Volunteering allows you to connect to your community and make it a better place. You get to work with your friends, have fun, meet new people and learn new skills.Become an Ambassador
Our shops turn pre-loved treasures into much needed comfort for families in their time of need. Proceeds help to fund our Hospice services, which are provided to patients and whānau free of charge.
We have something for you! Every purchase helps support a person with a life-limiting illness.
If you would like to donate good condition, second hand items, please contact us first. Sometimes we cannot accept goods as our storage space is limited. For large items, we offer a pick up service.
Clothing • Linen • Furniture • Bric-a-Brac • China • Jewellery • Wool & Craft • Other Curios & Treasures
Join us in a Corporate Partnership. You will have the chance to make a real social impact in the community you live and work in. You will help touch the lives of 420 patients every year.
We work hard to understand your company so we can provide bespoke events and campaigns that will engage your staff, deliver corporate social responsibility targets and market your partnership.
To discuss any of these opportunities, please contact our Fundraising and Marketing Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07 343 6808Send us an email
Support Hospice as a Corporate Partner
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May 2nd 2020
Run any event at the Rotorua Marthon and make your run count.Learn More
Key principles, practical knowledge and skills of palliative care for caregiversLearn More
March 1st 2020
Annual service to remember a loved one who has passed away with Rotorua HospiceLearn More
Ten learning modules on the fundamentals of palliative careLearn More
Different topics and speakers on the first Thursday of each monthLearn More
Don’t ever be frightened to ring Hospice and get support. They are wonderful. It’s not necessarily the end – they can help. The thing is when you’re a patient or a friend of a patient you don’t know how to deal with it. They do. That’s why I would do anything for Hospice.
Stories of the individuals who have touched our lives.