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Volunteer Roles

Volunteer Application


Final Hours Volunteer: On-Call to support patients and families during the last hours of life

Hospice Companion: Assists staff at both Horizon's Lawlis Family Hospice and Horizon's Kathy Hospice in-patient units, located at Columbia St. Mary’s in Mequon and St. Joseph's in West Bend, respectively. This may include repositioning, feeding, transportation, oral cares, therapeutic communication and companionship

Friendly Visitor: Provides therapeutic communication, companionship and/or respite to in-home hospice patients and families

Meals-on-Wheels Volunteer: Delivers nutritious meals to our homebound and offers reassurance to their family
CLICK HERE for Meals-on-Wheels volunteer opportunities.

Bereavement Outreach: Serves in the Horizon Grief Resource Center, located at our Milwaukee office on the west side

Concierge: Provides therapeutic communication and companionship to patients at the Horizon In-Patient Unit; also assists with administrative and housekeeping projects

Volunteer Musician: If you sing or know how to play an instrument, consider performing something beautiful for our hospice patients and families

In-Patient Unit Greeter: Supports with bereavement outreach and administrative projects at both of Horizon's In-Patient Units: Kathy Hospice of West Bend and the Lawlis unit at Columbia St. Mary's Ozaukee

Grief Resource Center Greeter: Supports with customer service and administrative projects at the Horizon Grief Resource Center

Clerical Volunteer: Administratively supports staff with filing, mailings, data entry, etc.

Flower Volunteer: Re-purposes donated flowers for in-home and in-patient unit patients

Comfort Shawl Donor: Create comfort shawls for our newly admitted patients or join in the Comfort Crafters program with instruction and fellowship; click HERE for more information

Event Volunteer: Serves at the Matters of the Heart Gala or other fundraising or memorial events