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Friends of the Emergency Department Team Leader

Do you have time to help people in a busy hospital setting? Enjoy working with others and leading a team? We have an exciting opportunity available in Whangarei Hospital to lead and support our Friends of the Emergency Department team.

About the role:

  • Recruitment and training of new volunteers
  • Provide support and mentoring advice to the team
  • Liaising with Hospital staff
  • Reporting and attending Area Committee Meetings as required
  • Organising recognition events, meetings and training for the team
  • Attend a minimum of one shift per month at the hospital

About you:

  • A genuine interest in the well-being of others
  • Experience and ability to problem solve, lead a team and be a team-player
  • Computer literate to perform required administrative tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Applicants must be 18+ with a clean criminal record

Come join us, it could change your life. Working with a dedicated team, and giving something valuable back to your community can be incredibly rewarding.


COVID-19 Vaccinations

In some hospitals, volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This means depending on your location, you may need to be fully vaccinated, including having or intending to receive your Booster prior to commencement. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination may be requested as part of the recruitment process.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

A few hours per week.

Getting Started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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