Volunteer Roles at BoPDHB

There is an assortment of volunteer roles available in both Tauranga and Whakatāne Hospitals.

These include:

  • Friends of Wards Volunteers   (VACANCIES)
  • Hospital Concierges   (VACANCIES)
  • Clinic Administration Support  (VACANCIES)
  • Cancer Centre Volunteers   (VACANCIES)
  • Transit Lounge Volunteers   (VACANCIES)
  • Musicians and Singers   (VACANCIES)
  • Special Project Volunteers  (NO VACANCIES)
  • Entertainment Trolley Volunteers  (VACANCIES)
  • Pet Therapy Volunteers   (VACANCIES)
  • Surgical Assessment Unit Volunteers  (VACANCIES)

Volunteer requirements:

  • A warm and friendly personality
  • Genuine empathy for the patients and a nurturing nature
  • A desire to help make the patient's hospital stay a better experience
  • Willingness to do the extra little things so that busy staff can concentrate on their own role
  • Being comfortable approaching people to offer assistance
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Reliability and commitment to the work of the Volunteer Service


If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer, please complete the application form or contact:

Lesley Grant
Regional Manager Volunteer Services BOPDHB
Phone: (07) 579 8650
Email: lesley.grant@bopdhb.govt.nz


or CLICK HERE to complete one of our BOPDHB Volunteer Application forms


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Last updated: May 21, 2020