Reference nr. 2899 : Claud Switzer Residential Care
Senior Companionship

Claud Switzer Residential Care is a Charitable Trust situated in Kaitaia in the beautiful Far North. We care for older people in our rest home, hospital and Puriri secure dementia unit.

Volunteers wanted as companionship for our residents to help alleviate the three plagues of loneliness, boredom and helplessness.
Spending time with residents can include:
  • chatting, listening or reading
  • accompanying residents on short walks or outings
  • helping to set up for meals and assisting a resident to eat.
Ideally, you would commit to a few hours a week.

Timing is flexible, depending on your availability and the needs of the residents.

Volunteers support the growth of the residents, recognise their needs and interests and visit them regularly to provide loving companionship in their lives.
We will help find residents they feel real connections with and to enjoy Switzer’s flexible and inviting community environment.

Orientation provided (approximately 1-2 hours) and support follow up as needed.

Specific requirements
  • Outgoing personality with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Reliable
Kaitaia - Te Hiku

1 volunteer needed


✔ Police check
✔ Wheelchair accessible
✔ Reimburse expenses
✔ Reference provided after some time