In-Patient Unit Volunteering

Assist nursing staff to provide care and support to patients and their families in the IPU of North Haven Hospice at Tikipunga, Whangarei. 

This includes patient care of listening and company; looking after meal selection/reheating and delivery; hospitality towards family/whanau visiting, some housekeeping (laundry and emergency bedroom preparation) company, walks/trips.


IPU Volunteer permanent shifts available

(weekly, fortnightly or monthly)

Casual shifts available for above times as they become vacant.


Aged 16-plus, the ability to read and write, work under pressure and as specified by nurses. Be patient focused and open to personal growth. Any gender welcome.

Training you will recevie:

Two 2-hour sessions with team trainer and four 4-hour shifts with team trainer. Within 12 months, mandatory essential skills training provided three times per year. A wide range of training and education opportunities are available.

For more information or to express your interest:

Contact Volunteer and Hospitality Services Manager Jane Scripps on 09 437 5606 or