Board of Directors candidates with professional backgrounds for non-profit nature center
Company: TROY NATURE SOCIETY/Stage Nature Center
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Location: 6685 Coolidge Highway Troy, MI 48098
Project Details

The Stage Nature Center is a 100-acre nature preserve located in Troy, Michigan and operated by the Troy Nature Society, a nonprofit organization. The Society conducts educational nature programs and activities for over 23,000 individuals annually.

The society is currently developing and strengthening its local Board of Directors and is seeking individuals with a background in corporate leadership, finance, fundraising, education, marketing, legal expertise or environmental awareness to serve on a nonprofit fundraising board based in our community. Currently, a priority exists for an individual with a legal background to join our Board of Directors.

Board Members assist with:

  • Implementation of strategic planning and setting of board policy
  • Financial development; setting fund-raising activities and policy
  • Educational programming and outreach development in the community
  • Board development and personnel management; networking, developing contacts in support of the organization
  • Public awareness; community representation at local public relations activities
Our mission is to provide resources and education to inspire the appreciation and preservation of nature.

Organizational goals are to:

  • Provide educational nature programs along with healthy outdoor experiences and activities for individuals of all ages
  • Create an understanding of the value and necessity of stewardship of our natural environment
  • Preserve and protect the Stage Nature Center for future generations

A professional background and nonprofit experience is helpful.

General requirements
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Bi-Monthly Meetings & Committee Work
  • Participation in donor development and fundraising events.
Education & Literacy
Skills Area
Financial Planning
Public Relations
Environmental Education
Community Outreach