Applewood volunteers are valued members of the Ruth Mott Foundation team.
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A group of volunteers pose for photo at Applewood

Visitor Experience Assistant

Help guests enjoy their experiences at Applewood! Typical activities include welcoming and directing guests to program offerings, administering surveys, or helping with program setup.

A guide leads a tour in the living room at Applewood

Tour Guide

Lead guided tours of the house and gardens while engaging visitors in conversation. Share the stories and history of the Mott home and family and encourage visitors to share their own stories.

An Applewood volunteer assists with a youth field trip

Education Assistant

Lead or assist with youth learning programs. These could include classroom lessons, field trips, and gardening activities, such as planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting vegetables.

A volunteer harvests peaches at Applewood

Horticulture Assistant

Support the horticulture staff with tasks around the grounds or in the greenhouse, which could include planting, weeding, or harvesting fruit.