Volunteer Opportunities:


Join Our Marketing Committee!

Do you work in marketing or work in a field related to marketing?  Are you interested in helping to shape the future of Troy's only Nature Center?  Then this unique volunteer opportunity could be a great fit for you.  We are actively seeking professionals to join our committee which meets monthly starting in September 2016.  For more information and to volunteer for this opportunity,  please Click Here.

Next Marketing Committee Meeting:  Wednesday, September 28th @ 6:30pm

Master Gardener works on our "Wildflower or Weed" initiative at the Stage Nature Center.

Master Gardener works on our "Wildflower or Weed" initiative at the Stage Nature Center.


Do you want to see Fall gardening in action? Visit the Stage Nature Center to see the hard work that some of our volunteer Master Gardeners in training are currently doing to remove invasive species of plants and replace them with native species. This new garden will be an educational experience for you to learn how to identify native species as well as invasive species.


If you are interested in volunteering for our "Wildflower or Weed" Master Gardener project, our next work dates are set for:

Wednesday, September 28:  9:30-12:30
Saturday, October 1:  11:00-2:00
*Note, these dates and times are subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.  Anyone interested in volunteering & for more details and confirmation email:  Julie Ann Wang  
Tasks:  Weeding, transplanting, watering, Plant ID 
(Bring work gloves, plant ID books if have and any gardening tools such as shovel, spade, clippers or rake)

Volunteer Appreciation Reception - Success!

weloveourvolunteersWe hosted a reception at the Stage Nature Center on Thursday, September 29th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm 

In honor of our dedicated volunteers, the Board of Directors, officers and staff of the Troy Nature Society are hosting this special reception that will recognized the hard work and dedication that so many of our volunteers have given us throughout the year.  We were able to provide a wonderful dinner to all of our volunteers who attended the event.  A special thank you to:

Noodles & Company - Crooks Road & Livernois - Troy, MI


Telly's Greenhouse - John R Road & Big Beaver - Troy, MI

Royal Indian Cuisine - Rochester Rd. - Troy, MI

Estia Greek Street Food - Maple Rd. - Troy, MI

Achatz Pie Company - Long Lake Rd. - Troy, MI







We are always looking for great volunteers throughout the year.  If you have a passion for nature and have some time to dedicate to our efforts - we would love to hear from you!

Contact Hanna Doniger, Volunteer Coordinator HERE and/or Download our volunteer application form HERE.

For a complete listing of upcoming volunteer opportunities - select your opportunity of choice:

Children's program assistance - Fall and beyond

General volunteer opportunities - ongoing