The Ruth Mott Foundation looks to recruit team members who 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.


Opportunities are listed here as they become available.

Visitor Experience Specialist (Part time)

Assists in coordinating all aspects of the Visitor Experience at Applewood, including, but not limited to house, garden and group tours, exhibits, reservations, book sales, information requests, field trips, programs, and events. Provides exceptional customer service to all visitors, volunteers, and staff.

Seasonal Grounds Crew (Part time)

To assist the Ruth Mott Foundation’s professional horticulture staff maintain Applewood’s living collections including its gardens, lawns and natural areas as well as delivery of public programs.

Manager of Curatorial Affairs (Full time)

Oversees the preservation and supports interpretation of the historic collections and buildings at Applewood Estate. Leads and provides mentorship to the museum team of paid staff and volunteers in the care and conservation of diverse collections, tells the story of the Mott Family and Applewood through a variety of programming by supporting the education team with historical information and research, developing exhibits on and offsite and through various media, and providing technical assistance at Applewood Estate and in the community.

Technical Assistance Horticulturist  (Full time)

To provide technical assistance to the community. Manages the flow of horticulture-related technical assistance projects; involves other staff as needed to assist with each project; and uses landscape design skills, plant knowledge, and AutoCAD ability to create solutions for community horticulture needs. Also mows large lawn expanses, helps maintain grounds, and helps install landscape projects. Supports public programs and shares horticultural knowledge with the public.

Paid Internships

Opportunities are posted here as they become available.