Hospice Companions - Give the Gift of Friendship (Washington & Ozaukee Counties)


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


various locations within Washington & Ozaukee Co.N168 W22730 Prairie View LaneJackson, WI 53037

"Our lives are like quilts - bits & pieces, joy & sorrow, stitched together with love."


At Allay Hospice, our goal is to ensure that those with a life-limiting illness live each day to the fullest in comfort and dignity. Allay Companion Volunteers personalize, support & enhance our patients' lives by bringing the gift of friendship through regular visits with our patients.

These volunteers offer...

  • Companionship by just being there and offering to read, play music or a game, share stories and memories, taking a walk, or providing assistance with other non-medical tasks. There are also times to simply sit quietly with a patient (or family member) to let them know they are not alone.
  • Emotional Support by listening to one's life story, allowing the expression of feelings, holding a hand, giving a needed hug, and offering words of comfort.
  • Respite Care by staying with the patient while the family caregiver enjoys a moment alone to run errands, make appointments or simply take the tiem to care for themselves.

Companion Volunteers give the greatest gift of all - themselves!


  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible schedule around your availability

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