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Grand Traverse Pavilions1000 Pavilions CircleTraverse City, MI 49684


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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Flexible.

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