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Ruth Mott Foundation - Applewood

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

Purpose: The overarching purpose of this position is to provide great customer service to all and an exceptional visitor experience to guests at Applewood: The Charles Stewart Mott Estate. This is achieved through practicing the Mott values, especially by being welcoming and respectful to each and every person.

Activities Include:

  • Welcome visitors.
  • Provide approved horticulture and historical information as well as organizational messaging
  • Show orientation video.
  • Collect data.
  • Sell books.
  • Store strollers.
  • Make wheel chair accommodations.
  • Check out Family Activity Packs.
  • Help visitors use interactive exhibits and technology options.
  • Listen and gather feedback on visitors’ interests and topics of importance
  • Facilitate questions and complaints.
  • To spark personal connections between the visitor’s own experiences and the history of the Motts and Applewood.

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About Ruth Mott Foundation - Applewood


Public Programs, 1400 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503, US

Mission Statement

The Ruth Mott Foundation's mission is to advocate, stimulate, and support community vitality. Our commitment is to base the Foundation in its home community of Flint, Michigan. The Foundation envisions communities of hope and pride, whose neighborhood environments and urban core are safe, attractive and healthy, enriched by cultural diversity and an engaged citizenry. Ruth Mott's values and conduct inspire us to: *be welcoming, inclusive and egalitarian *treat everyone with respect and dignity *act with kindness and good humor *promote civic hope and pride *encourage personal responsibility *practice prevention *maintain the "long view"



Built in 1916 as a self-sustaining family farm, the Mott residence, known as Applewood, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house and grounds encompass approximately 30 acres, 18 extensively landscaped. The grounds are comprised of perennial, rose and demonstration gardens, a 75-tree orchard with 25 varieties of heritage apples, and a gatehouse that houses the Mott archives.

Applewood, with its special beauty, is a place for inspiration and renewal in the heart of Flint, MI. Recognizing its special responsibility to preserve and share this unique community asset, the Ruth Mott Foundation operates Applewood to demonstrate and support its mission, vision, values and programs. Through convenings, festivals, and community outreach, Applewood with its committed volunteers, lends support to the Foundation's arts, beautification, health promotion, and civic engagement efforts.

Ruth Mott Foundation Programs The Ruth Mott Foundation acting as mentor, partner, and catalyst, promotes community vitality through the following programs:


  • Arts
  • Beautification
  • Health Promotion


We'll work with your schedule.


Ruth Mott Foundation/ Applewood1400 E. Kearsley St.Flint, MI 48503



  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Event Planning / Management




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours per week May through October
  • Liability Waiver

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