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Individual Volunteering at Household Goods




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How Often Is This Offered?


Age Range

  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required



Volunteer with Household Goods and become 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. Volunteers must attend an orientation session at which they will learn about the different types of volunteer opportunities. 

What's Needed To Complete

We welcome your time, energy and enthusiasm for making a difference in our community.  Which clothes/shoes to wear will be based on which job you select, as well as the season. 

Whose Help Is Required

Volunteers must be age 14 or older. 

Special Requirements

Volunteers must be willing to commit at least 30 hours their first year. Most volunteer shifts are 3 hours, so this is about 1 shift per month for a year or one shift a week for a few months.

How It Makes A Difference

We rely on hundreds of volunteers to help receive goods from donors and then distribute them to people in need. Every year, we help 7000 people from 2500 homes!

Where to Serve

In-Person/On Site


Learn about the various types of volunteer activities on our site. Visit the section of our website to learn about different volunteer opportunities. Complete the online registration volunteer Once you have completed the form, you will be asked to select an orientation session.  Click on one of the upcoming orientation to sign-up for an Orientation Session. Or, call 978-635-1710 ext. 6 with any questions or for help with registration. .

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