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ORGANIZATION: TROY NATURE SOCIETY/Stage Nature Center

  • 123 people are interested
Stage Nature Center, Troy, Michigan

Obtain an application from our website: troynaturesociety.org - Volunteer Page. Application and Background Check/Hold Harmless/Photo Release form must be completed prior to volunteering.
We're sorry but we are unable to accept Court Ordered Community Service volunteers.

Outgoing, friendly volunteers for our Front Desk:
*Dependable volunteers interested in regular weekly Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon shifts: 12 noon - 3:15 pm needed. Saturday morning and afternoon shifts are also available. Volunteer weekly or monthly.

This is an ongoing opportunity! Front Desk Reception volunteers for the Stage Nature Center: Our volunteers staff the front information area. Volunteers greet and count visitors, answer the phone, and direct calls to appropriate staff member. Help visitors with questions they may have, make sure they are apprised of appropriate flyers and opportunities for involvement with the Nature Center. They will open or close the nature center interpretive building, depending on their shift hours. They check-in participants for programs and other events held at the nature center. Volunteers help wipe down high-touch surfaces. Front Desk volunteers may also be given instructions and all materials for crafts that may be needed for upcoming programs. Tuesday through Saturdays. Shifts are 3 hours long; morning and afternoon shifts are available.
The nature center is open Tuesday - Friday, 9 am - 3 pm and Saturday 10 am - 4 pm. We are closed on Sundays, Mondays and holiday weekends

This opportunity is for age 16 years old and above. Application with Background Check Authorization is required, approval process typically takes 5 - 7 days. Once your application is approved, we will arrange a time for a brief interview with orientation and training. We use the website SignUpGenius.com to allow volunteers to view and sign up for opportunities. Use of a PC to sign up for shifts is helpful.

3 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Saturday morning Front Desk Representative
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 03:15 PM
    volunteers needed for Wednesdays and Thursdays afternoons
  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 04:15 PM
    Saturday afternoon shifts
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About TROY NATURE SOCIETY/Stage Nature Center

Location:

6685 Coolidge Highway, TROY, MI 48098, US

Mission Statement

Mission: To provide resources and education to inspire the appreciation and preservation of nature.

Description

Stage Nature Center is managed by the Troy Nature Society, a nonprofit organization. This unique 100-acre preserve has two miles of walking trails, rolling meadows, forest trails and marshlands. Visitors to the Stage Nature experience a variety of sights and sounds that are unique in the Troy area. Our visitors are in awe of the natural beauty that surrounds them as they walk our trails.

Inside the Stage Nature Center interpretive building, many nature-inspired educational programs are held throughout the year such as nature hikes, Knee-High Naturalists, Little Acorns, Nature Explorers, Maple Syrup Days, scouting badge completion classes, home school nature classes, school field trips and so much more! Visit our website at troynaturesociety.org/get-involved/volunteer/ to download a volunteer application.
We're sorry but we are unable to accept Court Ordered Community Service volunteers.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Community, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

6685 Coolidge HighwayTroy, MI 48098

(42.61684,-83.19571)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Relationship Building
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours/shift: Mornings or afternoons: weekly or monthly
  • Application & Background Check: Application process takes 5-10 days. Telephone answering skills, replenishing brochures, explaining programs, explaining how to register online. Offer to show children and adults the displays; describe the trails.

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