We are ecstatic that you care about Detroit, children, education, recycling, the environment. Whether you’re an avid environmentalist, or just want to learn how you can help, we definitely have volunteer opportunities for you!

Have you completed the form and policies/procedures?

If you have not already done so, please complete the online volunteer interest form! If you have already done so, please make sure to complete the online policies and procedures. After completing both of these it is orientation time!

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Here are upcoming volunteer opportunities. Please email Mary Claire at mary.claire@greenlivingscience.org to let us know that you can join us!

Detroit Partnership Day - Saturday, April 13th - 10am to 3pm

Location: Lincoln Street Art Park - 5926 Lincoln Street Detroit 48208 -

Details: During this event we will be collaborating with University of Michigan to prep the art park with gardening, garbage clean up, and classroom activity prep!

MSU Science Festival - Sunday, April 14th - Time TBD

Location: Belle Isle Nature Center -

Details: During this event we will be hosting a table at the MSU Science Festival where we engage families in activities focused on environmental awareness!

Department Parks and Rec - Earth Day Event - Saturday, April 20th - 10am to 2pm

Location: Heilmann Recreation Center 19601 Crusade St, Detroit, MI 48205

Details: During this event we will be hosting a table to sign up Detroit households for FREE recycling carts! We will also engage families in crafts focused on environmental awareness!

GLS Earth Day Celebration - Thursday, April 25th - 830am to 215pm

Location: Recycle Here Campus - 1331 Holden Street

Details: This is our annual Earth Day Celebration where we host nearly 750 fourth grade students from Detroit Public Schools! We are accepting LARGE groups of volunteers to assist with this event, if your place of work is interested please contact us to bring the whole crew!

Detroit Zoo Green Fest - Saturday, April 27th - 10am to 3pm

Location: Detroit Zoo - 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Details: During this event we will be hosting a table to engage families in crafts and activities focused on environmental awareness! It will be most convenient to park in the lot off 10 Mile Road, as it is closest to the main entrance. Zoo staff at the admissions gate will have a list of names and organizations, and once you are checked in you will be waived of parking and admission fees.