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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Grand Traverse Pavilions1000 Pavilions CircleTraverse City, MI 49684

About

Our campus has many beautiful natural areas that could use someone with a green thumb. Our Pavilions contain private courtyards for the residents to enjoy, with a variety of plants and flowers in need of attention.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planting annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees.
  • Watering, deadheading, and weeding/mulching.

Requirements

  • Basic gardening knowledge.
  • Enjoy being outdoors.
  • A willingness to take guidance.
  • A willingness to have fun.
  • Volunteer must be at least 16 years of age or accompanied by an adult.
  • For the safety of our residents, all volunteers must agree to a background check.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Training/Support

  • Grounds staff will provide directions as needed.
  • Volunteer will be provided a handbook with rules and guidelines. Training will be provided on an ongoing basis.

Time Commitment

  • Our campus is open seven days a week, with gardening hours generally between 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, so hours are flexible.
  • We ask that you commit to volunteer once a week for a minimum of two months, however other options are possible.

Benefits

  • Make a difference in the life of someone who needs extra care and attention.
  • Be a part of a community of caring.
  • Be a part of creating a beautiful, Eden atmosphere for our residents.

Skills

  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Flexible.
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