Volunteer Opportunities


Looking to become a Volunteer?

Ruthmere has an abundance of volunteer opportunities for persons with a wide variety of interests.  We are looking for tour guides at both Ruthmere and the Havilah Beardsley House, gardeners or a special events assistance. Our volunteers are the lifeblood of Ruthmere operations! 

To inquire about becoming a Ruthmere Volunteer please call 574-264-0330, ext. 104.


Volunteer Application Form



Become a gardening volunteer at Ruthmere!


If you love gardening, volunteering, or being outdoors, join us on Wednesday, March 18th for a casual meet and greet to learn about how you can become a volunteer gardener on the beautiful Ruthmere Campus.

At the meeting, we will:

  • Share our garden goals for 2020;
  • Introduce projects you can be involved in to improve the Ruthmere grounds;
  • Weather permitting, walk the grounds and explore the historical gardens; and
  • Introduce Bree DeMorrow, the new Ruthmere Campus Gardener!

For more information, contact Bree DeMorrow, bdemorrow@ruthmere.org or 574-264-0330 ext. 109.

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¡Necesitamos voluntarios que hablen español!

 Ruthmere necesita voluntarios bilingües para ser guías turísticos para nuestros visitantes que hablan español. Nuestros voluntarios son el elemento vital de las operaciones de Ruthmere. Para obtener información sobre cómo convertirse en un voluntario de Ruthmere, llame al (574) 264-0330 ext. 104.

Spanish-Speaking Volunteers Needed!

Ruthmere is in need of bilingual volunteers to help guide tours for our Spanish-speaking visitors. Our volunteers are the lifeblood of Ruthmere operations! To inquire about becoming a Ruthmere Volunteer please call (574) 264-0330 ext. 104.


(574)-264-0330

(888)-287-7696


302 E. Beardsley Ave.

Elkhart, IN 46514

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