Nature Center Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd.Portland, OR 97219


Are you interested in sharing your connection to Tryon Creek with others and learning more about this unique urban forest?

Then consider becoming a Nature Center Volunteer!

Nature Center volunteers are the face of Tryon Creek State Natural Area. They welcome visitors, provide information about the park and programs, promote membership, answer phone calls, and sell merchandise at the Nature Store.

This volunteer role requires an initial interview and training. Volunteers are supported by Friends of Tryon Creek and Oregon State Parks staff. Shifts are from 9am-12:30pm or 12:30pm - 4pm, and can be scheduled any day of the week. Time commitments can vary from weekly to once a month, or somewhere in between depending on your schedule.


  • People Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3.5 hour shifts, weekly or monthly

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