Do you want to be more connected with your community? Or support important art and science activities, learn new skills and meet interesting people?

If so, become a Midland Center for the Arts volunteer!

Volunteers make it possible for us to offer a wide selection of educational and entertainment opportunities by:

  • Working onstage and behind the scenes
  • Building scenery
  • Singing in our choirs
  • Supporting our orchestra
  • Ushering at performances
  • Helping make an art fair a success
  • Introducing children to history and the arts through classroom and field trip opportunities
  • Assisting with important administrative and office tasks
  • And lots more!


We have a volunteer spot for you at MCFTA!

  • Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art
  • Center Stage Choirs
  • Center Stage Theatre
  • Midland County Historical Society
  • Midland Symphony Orchestra
  • Intermission – the Museum Store
  • MCFTA administrative support

We take an individualistic approach to training our volunteers. This means you get the one-on-one engagement from our staff to ensure your success as a volunteer, no matter what your role!

I am a New VolunteerI am a Returning Volunteer: Take me to the OPPORTUNITIES page

Explore exciting opportunities and meet new friends at our Taste of Volunteering events.



Midland Center for the Arts believes in recognizing our volunteers for their dedication and faithful service!

  • Every volunteer can enter their name for our monthly prize drawings
  • Center Stage performers receive two complimentary tickets to their show
  • Museum volunteers can earn complimentary Museum memberships and other perks
  • Volunteer photos are highlighted in our “Volunteer Spotlight”
  • Each year we honor our volunteers at a Volunteer Appreciation Party. It’s our chance to say “Thank You!” to our valued volunteers during an evening of food, fun, games and prizes!