There are a range of volunteer services available at the Auckland DHB and we are grateful to those volunteers who are working with us to assist in a variety of programmes. We appreciate the difference volunteers make and both our patients and the public benefit from our volunteers' contributions.

Please click on the individual volunteering services below for more information and contact details.


  • Administration Volunteer: WRITER for monthly newsletter (Vacancy Available)

    From time to time administration volunteers are required to support a staff member or to work in the Volunteer Centre.… More PDF

  • Blue Coats Ambassador Service (Vacancies Available)

    Can you relate to coming into the hospital not knowing where to go to see a loved one or how to get to your appointment in time?… More PDF

  • Starship Information Desk (Vacancies available)

    This volunteer service provides non-medical assistance to patients, parents, other relatives and visitors to the hospital.… More PDF

  • Cancer Society Oncology Support Volunteers

    Having cancer treatment can be a challenging experience. To help make it a little easier the Cancer Society has a team of volunteers working in the Auckland City Hospital Oncology Department.… More

  • Cancer Society Volunteer Drivers

    Cancer Society Volunteer Drivers pick people up from their homes, take them to their cancer treatment and return them home again.… More

  • Chaplaincy Assistants

    Our chaplaincy assistants work with our professionally-trained chaplains to provide pastoral care and spiritual support of our patients, their family/whanau and hospital staff.… More

  • Clown Doctors

    Clown Doctors New Zealand is an organisation of professionally trained actors and clowns affiliated with RED NOSES Clown Doctors International.… More

  • ***NEW***Companion Volunteers at Reablement Services (Vacancies available)

    At ADHB Reablement Services, we work as a team to provide assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for adults following illness, injury or surgery such as stroke or falls.… More PDF

  • Family Support Volunteers (Vacancy available)

    These volunteers provide support, orientation and companionship for parents and caregivers, particularly those from other geographical areas and District Health Boards.… More PDF

  • Friends of the Emergency Department

    This group of volunteers provides comfort, information and support of a non clinical nature to patients (and their relatives) while they are waiting for or undergoing treatment in the Emergency Department.… More

  • Pet Programme (No Vacancy)

    Pet Programme volunteers facilitate the visits of patients' pets into the Starship Hospital.… More PDF

  • Radio Lollipop

    Radio Lollipop is an independent international not-for-profit organisation, founded in Great Britain.… More

  • Red Cross

    New Zealand Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian network, committed to improving the lives of vulnerable people both at home and internationally.… More

  • School Assistant Volunteers (No Vacancy)

    School Assistant Volunteers assist the qualified teachers in the on site hospital school, providing one-on-one help to children in the classroom.… More PDF

  • Starship Hospital Grandparents (Vacancies available)

    The Hospital Grandparents are carefully selected volunteers who provide regular caring support, on a one-on-one basis for children and families.… More PDF

  • Starship Play and Recreation Department (Vacancies Available)

    Play and Recreation volunteers require prior experience with children. They help provide play  and recreational activities in Ward and Outpatient playrooms under the supervision of hospital Play Therapists.… More PDF

  • Starship Toy Library (No vacancy)

    Volunteers provide a service delivering toys, games and activities to children in the wards Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.… More PDF

  • Youthtown

    Youthtown is a not-for-profit organisation that has been active in New Zealand since 1932.… More

  • Musicians (Vacancies Available) - The Auckland City Mental Health Unit - Te Whetu Tawera

    Do you play guitar, piano, flute, violin, harp, ukulele or any other musical instrument? The Auckland City Mental Health Unit  - Te Whetu Tawera - is wanting volunteers to come and play for people who are in the Hospital.… More

Contact Details

Auckland City Hospital

Central Auckland

Lindy Lely, Volunteer Coordinator

2 Park Road
Auckland 1023

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Street Address

2 Park Road
Auckland 1023

Postal Address

Private Bag 92 024
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142

This page was last updated at 12:48PM on November 16, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland DHB Volunteers.