Roles

Social Companion

Gisborne East Coast Multiple Sclerosis Society
Companionship | Both/Flexible

A woman with cognitive difficulties enjoys being read to and taken on walks in her wheelchair.

One on One Time

Leighton House Residential Home
Companionship | Working Hours

A person who likes to serve on others

Walkers

Leighton House Residential Home
Companionship | Working Hours

Walkers required to promote exercise and wellbeing for residents

Dancers

Leighton House Residential Home
Companionship | Working Hours

Dancers required to encourage and engage our residents to move in a fun way while building their confidence and creating new friendships while maintaining connections and friendships with people.

i-Volunteer for People with Intellectual Disabilities

IHC
Companionship | Both/Flexible
Home Based

The IHC i-Volunteer programme links people with intellectual disabilities with a friend who they can connect with online or by phone

I-Volunteer for Family Carers

IHC
Companionship | Both/Flexible
Home Based

Connect with people with intellectual disabilities on line or by phone

Volunteer Visitor

Age Concern Tairawhiti
Companionship | Both/Flexible

Spend a couple of hours visiting an elderly person to engage in conversation and companionship.

Reading Companion

Te Wiremu House
Companionship | Both/Flexible

Time spent with the elderly reading to them, chatting general companionship

Fishing Friend

Blind Low Vision NZ.
Companionship | Both/Flexible

To support people who are blind or have low vision to go fishing. Full Blind/ Low Vision Training will be offered, including sighted guiding.

StepOut companion/host

Presbyterian Support East Coast - Enliven
Companionship | Working Hours

Host / support over 65's group to improve strength/balance using education and exercise.