Volunteer for Dove

Volunteering at Dove Hospice is fun! 


Volunteer work has some surprising benefits, both to you and your community. For example, volunteering can:

- connect you to others
- offer benefits for mind, body and spirit
- increase your skills and provide job opportunities
- bring fun and fulfillment into your life.

We have a fantastic team of volunteers in our Shops, at the Distribution Centre and at Dove House. Their contributions are immense and we couldn’t deliver our service without them. We love our Volunteers!

So, do you have spare time and a kind heart?  Join our team today! If you would like to become a volunteer for Dove Hospice, there are lots of options:

  • At our Dove Hospice shops

  • At our Distribution Centre—sorting donated items 

  • At the Dove House café

  • At Dove House as a housekeeping assistant

  • Gardening

  • Maintenance and odd jobs

  • Driving 

  • Patient support

  • Events and fundraising

Email volunteer@dovehospice.org.nz for more information or complete the application form below today!


"I love the fun I have with the team!"



"I enjoy volunteering at Dove House, the team are fantastic and I feel great for helping such a great cause."


Volunteer Application Form


Personal Information

Volunteer Information

What is your availability?
Where would you be interested in volunteering?

General Information


Reference Information

Please provide us with the details of two Referees whom you authorize us to contact for the purpose of assessing your suitability for the volunteering position you've applied for.

Privacy: the information collected in this form will be used for the purposes of assessing your suitability for the position.

Thank you for submitting your application.

Our volunteer coordinator will be in contact with you shortly.
For any further assistance, please email lyn.kirkham@dovehospice.org.nz .