Volunteers needed

As we ramp back up to business as usual, there is lots of work to be done. Please spread the word that there are many volunteer opportunities at Household Goods.

  • Drive our trucks (must be over 25 with a clean driving record)
  • Help load and unload donated furniture and household items
  • Get donated furniture ready for clients, making sure it is stable, clean, and functional
  • Get linens and kitchen items ready for clients

New volunteers, get started by registering here for a remote Zoom orientation. For any questions or help with registration, please click here.

Volunteer

Volunteer with Household Goods and become a part of our success in the community.

Volunteer opportunities are varied, and the hours are flexible. Whether you can spare three hours a week or a month, we invite you to join us in our mission to assist those in need in our community.

Volunteer at Household Goods – we’d love to have you!

Volunteers keep Household Goods running.

Here are just a few of the jobs you can do:

PICK UP DONATIONS

  • Drivers: Drive Household Goods’ box trucks to pick up donations. Must be 25 or older with clean driving record.
  • Crew: Load and offload trucks donated furniture and goods. Must be 18 or older.

WORK WITH DONORS

  • Donor Helpers: Greet and thank donors, write receipts, screen items.
  • Furniture Movers: Unload vehicles and deliver items to correct showroom location.

WORK WITH DONATIONS

  • Quality Control: “Triage” furniture and appliances for quality, cleanliness, working order, and completeness.
  • Smaller Household Items: Assess condition of smaller household items, and display for clients.
  • Linens: Measure, label and assemble sets of bedding, curtains and towels.
  • Workshop: Repair furniture. Must be 18 or older.

HELP CLIENTS

  • Client Assistants: Help clients find furniture and household goods that meet their needs and style preferences.
  • Furniture Movers: Load client vehicles with the furniture and household items they’ve selected for their new homes.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Organize a drive for towels, blankets or kitchen items
  • Plan events and help fundraise
  • Write stories and articles
  • Assist with office work
  • Schedule appointments via phone and email
  • Bring a group for a special project

Group Volunteers

Household Goods is always looking for volunteer groups to help with projects in our Center in Acton. Learn more here.

More Ways to Get Involved

Groups can also host a Goods Drive or organize a Kitchen Starter Set party

New Volunteer Orientations

Listed below are our upcoming New Volunteer Orientations. Please click on one that’s convenient for you to register.

Tue 22

New Volunteer Orientation

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jul 10

New Volunteer Orientation

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Aug 07

New Volunteer Orientation

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sep 11

New Volunteer Orientation

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Oct 02

New Volunteer Orientation

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Nov 06

New Volunteer Orientation

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dec 04

New Volunteer Orientation

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Questions? Looking for more information?

Call our Volunteer Coordinator at 978-635-1710 x6 or get in touch here. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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