Thanks for your interest! Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center (FMRTC) is a residential recovery program for teenage boys and girls recovering from drug, alcohol, and other addictions. We are committed to helping struggling teens take charge of their life and become responsible, contributing adults.

How do I apply?
Call us once you’ve looked at our list of volunteer/intern opportunities to schedule an interview.  Contact our HR department at jason@firemountainprgrams.com.

Who can volunteer?
We accept volunteers of all experience levels. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age (unless otherwise approved). Children between the ages of 14 and 18 are required to volunteer with a parent or guardian.  All volunteers above the age of 18 will require a background check before they are allowed to work at FMRTC.

Can my company, organization or club volunteer together?
Yes, please contact Jason at Jason@firemountainprograms.com to discuss volunteer opportunities.

List of current internships and volunteer opportunities.

Marketing Intern:  We are seeking a student enrolled in Marketing or Communications or a recent graduate that wants hands-on experience developing and implementing a marketing strategy for a family-owned and operated home for teenage boys and girls recovering from alcohol and/or drug addiction.  Responsibilities will include interactive and social marketing, planning and implementing creative social marketing campaigns, establishing links, monitoring website activity, donation solicitation and coordinating fundraising events.

Advisory Board Member:  We are looking for 2 new Board Members who have experience in Marketing and Fundraising.  The Board will be meeting on a quarterly basis and Subcommittees meeting on a monthly basis.  Use your professional skills and directly support a local small business focused on helping to improve the lives of struggling teens!

Garden Workers: Seeking green thumbs!!  We are looking for adult volunteers who are interested in gardening with youth aged 13-17.  Our objective at Fire Mountain is to help teach our kids about growing healthy food and developing healthy eating habits.   We strongly believe healthy eating is a key aspect to helping teens thrive.

We need the most volunteers between April and mid-September. Rows, soil and fencing are already in place, as well as mulch and compost piles.

If you have any specific area of expertise (permaculture, garden design, compost systems, perennials, flowers, herbs, irrigation, etc) or a skill set you would be able to share with our teens, please let us know.

Handyman:  We’re looking for a few good people who are knowledgeable in home repair. Projects include light home repairs including plumbing, painting and electric projects.

Natural Foods Cooks:  We need your help preparing healthy and healing meals for our teen sober living home.  A key aspect of our recovery program is providing meals to our boys and addressing health conditions such as allergies, stress, depression, digestive disorders, etc.  Looking for cooks willing to prepare meat and vegetarian options for 10-12 students and staff.   Volunteer commitments range from  1-3 meals a week. All food is provided.  Volunteers are welcome to cook from home!

Math and Science Tutors:  We are seeking volunteers who can donate 1-2 days per week to help our teens enrolled in on-line high school programs.  Our students may need extra help with homework or gaining a stronger understanding of the material.

English Tutors:  We are seeking volunteers who can donate 1-2 days per week to help our teens enrolled in on-line high school programs.  Our students may need extra help with homework or gaining a stronger understanding of the material.

Administrative Assistant:  Assist our staff with administrative tasks such as filing, archiving, special mailings, office cleaning, answering phones and emails, and light computer work.  Writing and organizational skills are helpful.  If you are detail oriented and can work within deadlines, please consider donating your time for this important work for teens in recovery.