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ORGANIZATION: Spectrum Health Hospice

  • 17 people are interested

At this time we are not accepting new Flower Program arranger applicants. Please check back as we will update when our status changes.

We are accepting applicants who would be interested in providing Delivery and short Friendly Visits during delivery to our end of life patients and families. Floral delivery and Friendly Visiting volunteers must complete the full Spectrum Health Hospice Volunteer application and orientation process.

Now registering eligible applicants for our Late Fall Volunteer Orientation - to be held Nov 29 and Dec 6 from 12p - 4p! (You must attend both sessions).

Note: an 8 hr. Saturday Volunteer Orientation is also being planned for early 2023 (date to be determined).

Help bring beauty and encouragement to our Hospice patients and caregivers by sharing your creative floral arrangement talents.

We offer a flexible and fun volunteer opportunity for individuals that find joy in working with flowers and brightening a hospice patient's day thru creating beautiful arrangements from donated flowers at our year-round Floral Work Room in Hastings.

Late Spring to Early Fall we have the opportunity to pick and arrange flowers onsite 1-2x per month at a flower farm in Sparta.

Program involvement is flexible; however, most Flower Program volunteers provide support 1 to 2 times per month for approximately 1 to 2 hours at a time.

Duties include:
Pick up donated flowers from vendors and bring them to designated assembly location
Prep and assemble flowers into bouquets
Maintain cleanliness of assembly location
Clean and organize donated vases

Skilled in floral design and arranging or have a love of flowers and desire to learn from an experienced program mentor
Must be flexible, dependable, communicate well and desire to work independently or collaboratively as part of a team depending on available schedules of other program volunteers
Interact with a pleasant demeanor and positive attitude
Have reliable transportation

Interested in learning more?
We will send you a simple - 1 page application and information packet. Guidelines for program participation will be reviewed once completed application packet is returned.

To assist in preventing the spread of COVID-19; Embracing Hope flower arrangers will be required to follow COVID-19 prevention practices including: wearing a mask, working independently, wearing gloves and enhanced infection control procedures while volunteering. Education and details are provided prior to volunteering to ensure safety measures are understood and practiced.

Volunteers will be asked to track their service hours and will be invited to participate in recognition events, in-service educational opportunities, volunteer events and receive quarterly newsletters with relevant information applicable for all Spectrum Health Hospice Volunteers.

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About Spectrum Health Hospice


750 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, US

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life of the community by serving each individual and family with superior quality and compassionate care.


Spectrum Health Hospice provides support and care for patients in their homes and in health care facilities who are in the final phase of a terminal illness so that they can live as fully and comfortably as possible. Volunteers are a vital part of our patient care team.

Our hospice agency supports patients and families in 11 counties thru-out West Michigan. Volunteers choose which geographic area that they would like to serve.

Please contact us to learn how you can make a difference for individuals, their families and our community.


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


750 Fuller Avenue NortheastGrand Rapids, MI 49503



  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Landscaping
  • Arts Administration
  • Community Outreach
  • Interior / Exterior Decorating


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Program participation is flexible; however, most Embracing Hope volunteers provide support 2 to 4 times per month for approx. 1 to 2 hours each time.
  • Skills (or interest in learning) in Floral Design, flexibility, strong communication, dependability, desire to work with others but also able to work independently as needed. Transportation.

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