Gould Farm (Monterey and Boston)

      UCC Volunteer Ministries' Twin Maps Project visits Gould Farm

Mission:  Therapeutic community for adults with mental illness.

Volunteer Position:  Community volunteer - Volunteers work directly with those who come for care and live in a community setting, participating in gardening, forestry, dairy and livestock care, cooking and kitchen responsibilities, reception, marketing, maintenance, recreation and residential support, roadside store and café, community health team, residential client services, administration, child care, and community coordination.

Period:  September - August

Apply by:  March 15

Housing:  Volunteer group housing

Minimum Age:  19 years  


  Heifer International, Overlook Farm (Rutland)

Mission: Educates visitors about eliminating hunger and poverty through sustainable agriculture.  It is a working farm that markets products from its integrated woodlands, organic garden, and more than a dozen livestock enterprises.  (

Volunteer Position:  Visitor Center hosts, education department to conduct field trips and lead education sessions, or agriculture department volunteer to help with animal chores and garden work.

Period:  3-12 month placements throughout the year

Apply by:  3 months prior to requested start date

Housing: Group housing.

Minimum Age:  18 years

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Rev. Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115