Gain valuable experience working in Mental Health as a Residential Adviser at Gould Farm!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


100 Gould Rd.Monterey, MA 01245


The Residential Volunteer position provides an excellent opportunity for you to help people living with mental illness in a direct and meaningful way. The Residential team provides support for Guests in their off-work time: organizing activities, driving trips off-farm, assisting with activities of daily living, and most importantly, forming relationships with the people we serve. As a part of the team, you will have a chance to be a part of a progressive mental health recovery program that values community living and holistic healing. Some of our residential volunteers have an interest in eventually pursuing a post graduate degree in social work, psychiatry, or other related fields. This position provides an opportunity to gain important experience that provides a context for future studies in this field.

Experience working with people and leading and directing the work of others is desirable. Must be able to sleep overnight in Guest residences. A valid driver’s license with a good driving record are essential. Training: Volunteers will receive training in Medication Administration, First Aid/CPR, and are provided with online courses in: Crisis Management, Therapeutic Boundaries, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and more.

Benefits: Volunteers who commit to a one-year assignment receive room and board, medical insurance, and a bi-weekly stipend.


  • Mental Health
  • Patient Care
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Mentoring
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Group Facilitation

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • One year

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