General Volunteer Information:

Stage Nature Center is always looking for great volunteers (ages 14-adult) throughout the year.  If you have a passion for nature and have some time to dedicate to our organization, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and complete our volunteer application form HERE
  2. Email the completed form to our Volunteer Coordinator
  3. OR: drop by our office with your completed form.

Note: Once you have completed the steps above, and your volunteer paperwork has been approved, our Volunteer Coordinator will send you a link to SignUpGenius where you can register for open volunteer shifts. Still have questions?  Please email Louise Glazier


Available Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Empty Sap Buckets: Mar 17 - Mar 30
  • Spring Clean Up Days
  • Run for Nature Committee Members: SIGN UP HERE
    • Next meeting Thursday, April 11th @ 5:30 pm
  • Run for Nature 5K Event: Sunday June 9th
  • Front Desk Reception (ages 16-adult)
  • Program Assistance
  • Invasive Plant Removal/Meadow Restoration
  • Native Garden Spring Clean-up & work days: see below
  • Animal Care: Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Seasonal Cleaning
  • Committee Positions: Marketing, Education, Curriculum


Join Our Marketing Committee!


Do you work in marketing or 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.  For more information, and to volunteer for this opportunity, email us at Email Here.



You are invited to join our first big outdoor workday at the Native Garden on Saturday, April 27 from 9 am - Noon.

We will be:

  • Hauling and spreading compost & mulch
  • Staking protective fencing
  • Pulling non-native, invasive plants such as garlic mustard
  • Plant tagging and ID
  • Photographing

Bring work gloves and any gardening tools useful for the tasks above. (Some tools will be provided).

To get involved,  to sign up!

Weekly workdays 10 am - 12 Noon | VOLUNTEER 

The Troy Nature Society is looking for volunteers to maintain our Stage Native Plant Garden located at the East end of our front lawn (next to the parking lot). The Wildflower Garden is a designated "Native Plant" area to be used for both beautification and educational opportunities for all visitors and school groups within Troy, MI and the surrounding communities.

*If you are interested or have any questions about how to donate to the garden, Contact: Julie Ann Wang

Or if you have already followed the steps to become a volunteer at Stage Nature center, please sign up directly at:  

To explore more ways to support the Stage Nature Center, please contact Carla Reeb, Executive Director directly at 248.688.9703 or send an .