Gould Farm (Monterey and Boston)
Mission: Therapeutic community for adults with mental illness. www.gouldfarm.org
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
UCC Volunteer Ministries' Twin Maps Project visits Gould Farm:
Heifer International Learning Center, Heifer Farm (Rutland)
Mission: Offers hands-on educational experiences that promote sustainable solutions to global hunger, poverty and environmental degradation. www.heifer.org/farm
Volunteer Position: General education, livestock, horticulture, or maintenance
Period: 3-12 month placements throughout year or 7-12 month placements, beginning at staggering times throughout the year.
Housing: Group housing
Minimum Age: 18 years