Current Positions

IHC i-Volunteer (phone buddy)

We are looking for a volunteer that would like to become friends with a person with an intellectual disability and connect with them once a week over the phone. Flexible timing.

HomeShare Host

Facilitate a Day Programme for seniors in the comfort of your home or suitable community facility. Support seniors with: social interaction & activities; prepare lunch/refreshments. All expenses will be covered by Presbyterian Support Upper South Island.

IHC i-Volunteer (providing friendship online)

This is a new online volunteer role, it is flexible, you can fit it into your normal daily routine, and you can do it from your own home.

IHC i-Volunteer (online friendship and cultural support)

Looking for a person who would like to befriend a person with intellectual disabilities. The communication and engagement is online and flexible.

Walking Companion

Accompany Ashwood Park residents on walks. Walks can vary in length from just around the garden to around the block

Visitor for Groups / Helping with shopping

Visit residents and socialise or engage in activities together, enjoy cups of tea together, or assist our residents with their shopping

Trishaw Cyclist

Take the residents of Ashwood Park for an outing on the Trishaw (tricycle rickshaw). Trishaw is power assisted. Training and route map provided.

Supporter for Day Programme (Tōtara Club & Homeshare)

Support seniors attending a day program: assist with activities and help serve lunch/refreshments. Alternatively, assist with transporting clients.

Relief Carer

Visit people in their homes to support them and keep them company while their primary caregiver is out of the house.