Volunteer & Employment Opportunities
Join us in this castle adventure!
Opportunities are available while finishing Uhuburg as well as after opening to the public. We plan to have a soft opening in Fall of 2022 with a Grand Opening in 2023.
Thank you for your interest in working with us.
We look forward to meeting you!
Meet the Team
Bob Marthai Owner, architect and builder who dreamed of building a castle in the mountains of North Georgia to share what he has found to be important for the good life. Bob is an ex-psychologist and retired tall ship captain and naval architect.
Naomi Marthai Administrative assistant with many hats: event manager, muralist, web designer, gardener, and more to come. Naomi was previously an 8th grade science teacher and loves to dance, especially with her Dad.
We are grateful for the more than 70 workers, volunteers, trade folks, donors and inspectors who helped build Uhuburg from foundation to tower.
Uhuburg has volunteer opportunities in gardening, grounds keeping and tourism. To join our volunteer list, please complete the form linked below with your contact information, interests and skills you'd like to offer at Uhuburg. Upon receiving your information, we will contact you and communicate volunteer opportunities through email.
Fantastic volunteers: Elle harvesting her first peanuts and watermelon time for Fay
Garden design & flora
Nature trails & fauna
Programming & Education
Marketing, Merch & Events
If interested in a position at Uhuburg, please send your resume along with a brief description of how your interests, background, skills and experiences overlap with what we are doing here at Uhuburg to Bob at email@example.com and to Naomi at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are primarily focused on filling docent positions for our weekend day tours at the moment. Thank you for your interest!
Visitor tours will be guided & narrated by docents.
Other positions include reception & ticketing, shuttle transport, chef, other culinary positions, and perhaps a few wood nymphs.
Gardens, grounds & trails are managed by a horticulturalist, landscape gardeners and maintenance gardeners.
The philosophic mural series is a collective effort.
More positions are available.
Additionally, Uhuburg will host a resident artist, guest artist and intern.
Time to press grapes (about 1500 pounds a season!)
Alonso tiling at the top of the Tower
Miguel, Russel, Pedro and Tigre
Working at Uhuburg
Building the brick road
Tristan harvesting eggplant
Janine harvesting muscadine grapes
Pressing sorghum for syrup
Elle packing okra
Early morning sorghum harvest