Volunteering in hospitals and palliative care home visits

HammondCare Hospitals provide a mix of rehabilitation, palliative and supportive care, mental health care for older people, pain management, and other vital support services.

Volunteer alongside staff in their specialised areas to help provide meaningful engagement with patients and their visitors.

  • Work with and support diversional therapists in a variety of activities including art, crafts, music and games
  • Bring along your pet
  • Take our trolleys from room to room – happy hour, shopping, manicure, morning tea, activities 
  • Become a friend to patients, visiting and sharing friendship
  • Drive patients to appointments in your car
  • Give hand massages and manicures
  • Visit palliative care patients in their own home
  • Help in the office and assist the administration team
  • Help us to fundraise to support the vital work of HammondCare
  • Visit a palliative care patient in their own home, providing company and support

How do I get involved?

If you feel volunteering in hospitals and visiting someone in their own home is right for you, apply to one of our many opportunities here.


Do you have a special skill, interest or hobby that you think would benefit patients? We are always happy to listen to your ideas and work with you to find a role that suits you. What we love is volunteers with passion.