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Give the gift of time

Volunteers are the backbone of Ronald McDonald House South Island and we simply couldn’t provide our services without them. If you have time to generously give, we can always use your help. Please see below for further details.  
"Gay and Robyn our 'Tuesday Chicks' are a huge part of the Ronald McDonald House South Island family. From wrapping presents for newborn babies, collecting for the Annual Appeal to lending an ear or shoulder to cry on, these ladies go above and beyond. "We love volunteering here," says Robyn. "Not only do you feel like you're making a difference, but we feel part of the team."

Join the Team – General Volunteering

Our volunteers are part of our family and so we make sure each and every one is giving their time in the most valuable way by providing lots of ways to help, including:

  • Administration and Fundraising support
  • Housekeeping
  • Baking
  • Event volunteering and support

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the online form below and a member of our team will get back to you within 48 hours.

New Zealand Police Vetting Request & Consent form

All team members of RMHSI are required to complete the New Zealand Police Vetting Request & Consent form.  Kindly complete and email the form to, or drop the form into the post addressed to:

c/- Volunteer Coordinator
Ronald McDonald House South Island
PO Box 1463
Christchurch 8140.

Alternatively, you are welcome to bring the form into our Christchurch House Reception, 33 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch.

Corporate / Community Group Volunteering
If you are a corporate or community group and want to take part in the Family Dinner Programme, click here.
If you are a group who would like to volunteer at the Christchurch House, Ronald McDonald Family Room, Christchurch Hospital or Ronald McDonald Family Room, Southland Hospital, please contact us.

Volunteer for us

  • Please provide your correct postal address
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  • Character References

    We require two character references as part of our Volunteer Enrolment Procedure. These people are not to be family members. Our preference would be that you choose past or present employers if possible.
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