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.  Responsibilities will include interactive and social marketing, planning and implementing creative social marketing campaigns, establishing links, monitoring website activity, donation solicitation and coordinating events.

Advisory Board Member:  We are looking for 4 new Board Members who have experience in Marketing, Fundraising, Clinical Expertise, and Experiential Education.  The Board will meet on a quarterly 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.

Natural Foods Cooks:  We need your help preparing healthy meals.  A key aspect of our recovery program is providing meals that address health conditions such as allergies, stress, depression, digestive disorders, etc.  Looking for cooks willing to prepare meat and vegetarian options.  Volunteer commitments range from  1-3 meals a week. All food is provided.

Math, English and Science Tutors:  We are seeking volunteers who can donate 1-2 days per week to help our teens complete assignments.

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.