Volunteer

Applewood volunteers are valued members of Ruth Mott Foundation’s mission. Opportunities are listed here as they become available.

Ruth Mott Foundation looks to recruit team members that are as economically, culturally, and ethnically diverse as the community we serve. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in all its forms, including but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, protected genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Volunteer 

To learn more, click the VOLUNTEER button below or contact Linda Bedtelyon, Volunteer Coordinator at (810) 396-3108 or lbedtelyon@ruthmott.org.

Volunteer

Visitor Experience Assistant

Help guests enjoy their experiences at Applewood by participating in tours, family activities, and experiences in the garden. 

Event Assistant

Greet, welcome, count, and direct guests to event activities and distribute brochures. Provide logistical support for events. Typical activities include facilitating surveys, managing contests, running a video for guest viewing, or helping with event setup.

Tour Guide

Facilitate guided tours of the house and gardens through engaging visitors in conversation. Share the stories and history about the Mott home and family and encourage visitors to share their stories as well.

Education Assistant

Lead youth programs and students in school education programs. Sessions include classroom lessons, field trips, and gardening activities such as planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting vegetables. 

Horticulture Assistant

Support the Horticulture staff with such tasks as planting, weeding, and harvesting fruit.

Community Engagement Assistant

Greet, welcome, count, and direct guests to event activities and distribute brochures. Provide logistical support for events. Typical activities include facilitating surveys, managing contests, running a video for guest viewing, or helping with event setup.

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