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  • Aged 20 years or over;
  • Are reliable and mature adults;
  • Have a genuine interest in supporting and creating social connections with an older person;
  • Commitment to the underlying values and principles of Homeshare and have a genuine interest in the lives and experiences of other people;
  • Willing to undergo the interview process, including the provision of personal/professional references and a police check;
  • Prepared to live in the designated area and to undertake a Homeshare arrangement for at least six months;
  • Aware of the time it may take to carry out all interview and matching procedures;
  • Capacity to share an older person’s home including;
  1. The ability to communicate effectively, and to speak the Owner’s language
  2. Be an emotionally mature and sociable person with a resourceful approach to life
  • Capacity to provide a stipulated amount of assistance, friendship, and social connections.


  • Access to secure and good quality housing;
  • The alleviation of financial pressure;
  • The ability to live affordably in the Auckland area with easy access to transportation options;
  • Increased friendship, social connections, and the opportunity to live in a home environment;
  • The security of living with another person;
  • Connection and involvement with the local community;
  • Integration into a new country and culture;
  • The Sharer is a volunteer and does not replace any existing home care services that the Owner may be receiving.

Find out more, or register your interest

Please register your interest using the enquiry form below and we will contact you shortly.
For any queries email or call 021 0200 7187.

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