Applewood volunteers are valued members of the Ruth Mott Foundation team! As we adjust plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not currently accepting volunteer applications for the 2021 season.  However, if you would still like to apply, we will keep your application on file and notify you when we are once again accepting applications.

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Visitor Experience Assistant

Help guests enjoy their experiences at Applewood! Typical activities include welcoming and directing guests to program offerings, handing out 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.

A volunteer talks to a group of youth on a tour
Education Assistant

Lead or assist with youth programs, including 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.

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