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Join the Sterling Nature Center Volunteer Team

Grateful to the dedicated ladies of Sigma Delta Tau, who generously volunteered their time for a beach cleanup at the Sterling Nature Center, exemplifying community spirit and environmental stewardship."

The New Year brings new Volunteer Opportunities to the center.

We want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Ontario Orchards for hosting us at the Fall Jamboree. It was a fantastic event, made possible by the dedication of our wonderful volunteers

September 16th and 17th,2023

  Thank you again,

Nolan Connors

The Ladies of Delta Phi Epsilon

Morena Aguilera Fantuci

Madison Huebbers

Susan DiCriscio

Joan Kelley

We also want to acknowledge and express our appreciation for the invaluable assistance provided by several members of The Friends of the Sterling Nature Center board:

Regina Setkas

Laura Donnelly

Helen Engel

Linda Hjortshoj

Connie Cosemento

Your support and commitment were instrumental in making the event a success. Thank you all once again for your outstanding contributions!"

Make a Lasting Impact
Are you driven by a love for nature and a desire to foster connections between people and the environment? Do you see yourself contributing actively to your local community? If so, join the Sterling Nature Center’s volunteer team! Join us in our shared mission to inspire and educate by participating in our diverse volunteer opportunities.
1. Trail Volunteers: Become a steward of nature by maintaining and caring for our scenic trails. As a Trail Volunteer, you'll participate in trail clean-up, marking paths, and light landscaping, ensuring everyone can enjoy our beautiful outdoors.

2. Front Desk Assistants: Welcome visitors with a warm smile as a Front Desk Assistant! Your role will include greeting guests, assisting with inquiries, and managing sales from our small gift shop collection. Your friendly support and ability to provide information about the center and its programs create a positive first impression and a lasting connection with our visitors.

3. Fundraising Event Volunteers: Join our team for at least four major yearly fundraising events. Your expertise in grilling food, managing food booths, and hosting special events is vital to our success. We need servers for our popular pork roast and enthusiastic supporters for "Inspiration," our unique arts, music, and nature fundraiser.
4. Tour Guides: Are you an engaging speaker passionate about nature? As a tour guide, you'll become the face of the Sterling Nature Center, leading engaging and informative tours. Our new interpretive center is just around the corner, and we need dedicated individuals like you to bring it to life.

 ll. ​Apply Today! Ready to make a real difference? Please fill out our Volunteer Application Form to get started. Once we've reviewed your application, we'll invite you to an orientation session to discuss your interests and how you can contribute. Every hour you volunteer adds richness and vitality to our success. Thank You for Your Support!

From all of us at the Sterling Nature Center, we thank you for considering becoming a part of our dedicated volunteer team. Together, we'll work to conserve, educate, and inspire.        

Volunteer with Us
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