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.

Seasonal Mechanic (Part Time)

To maintain and repair Applewood’s motorized grounds equipment and perform preventative maintenance as required to ensure that the grounds and facility systems are in good working order. To assist the Foundation’s professional horticulture team maintain Applewood’s living collections including its gardens, lawns and natural areas.

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.

Collections Technician (Full Time)

Under the supervision of the Manager of Curatorial Affairs, ensure that all historic buildings and their collections are handled, stored, cleaned, and preserved according to established procedures and preservation-based best practices. Additional responsibilities include monitoring and mitigating risks to collections including, but not limited to, temperature, humidity, light, pest infestation and security. Provide occasional assistance for larger scale conservation projects and preservation efforts.

Paid Internships

Opportunities are posted here as they become available.