Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to get involved with New Life Furniture Bank of MA. Some opportunities have specific hours and days of the week, while others are more flexible. Our organization depends on volunteers; your time and skills will make a difference in our efforts to help those in need. 

Please note that volunteers must be at least 14 years of age to help out in our warehouse. 

Saturday Donation Center Opportunities

8:30 am - 12 pm

TRUCK CREW

Starts at 8 am

 

Go out on the New Life truck to pick up furniture donations.

May need to lift and move furniture 50lbs.

Must be 16 or older with parental permission.

 

FURNITURE MOVER

 

Help unload furniture from donor vehicles and move furniture within the Donation Center. Help load client's furniture into their vehicles.

 

May need to lift furniture 50lbs.

 

DONATION CENTER HELP

Accept donations dropped off by donors, inspect, clean and move within the Donation Center.

 

Lifting not necessarily required.

TEEN (14-17)

DONATION CENTER HELP

Must be 14 or older and have a waiver signed by a parent. 

 

Accept donations dropped off by donors, inspect, clean and move within the Donation Center.

Lifting not necessarily required.

Click on the button below to sign up for Saturday Donation Center  Opportunities.  

Click on the button below to sign up for Saturday Donation Center  Opportunities.  

Weekday Donation Center Opportunities

PROCESS and REPAIR DONATIONS:
Tuesdays between 9:30-12:00

Inspect and process small household donations such as; pots and pans, linens, dishes, glasses, and other kitchen items. Test small appliances like coffee pots, toasters, irons, and lamps.

Assess for their usefulness to our clients, clean if necessary. Fix up furniture needing small repairs, painting or refinishing.

CLIENT HOST:

Tuesday-Saturday.  3 hour shifts either mornings or afternoons (weekly commitment requested).

Help clients select furniture for their newly established homes. Volunteers take clients around our showroom floor and help them choose the furniture and housewares they need to make their apartment their own.  Prior to moving into this role, we require some previous experience with New Life.  Customer Service skills and empathy are important. Training will be provided.

DONATION CENTER FURNITURE MOVERS:

Tuesday and Thursdays 9:00-12:00

Capable of lifting and moving heavy furniture. Move furniture within the Donation Center. Help load clients furniture into their vehicles. Assist with our recycling program. If you’re looking for some exercise, while giving back to the community this is a great opportunity for you!

OFFICE

Tuesday between 9:30 and 12:00 pm (Remote after training)

Volunteering at a furniture bank does have to be sorting, clean or moving furniture. We have a variety of administrative tasks that help us fulfill our mission

If you are interested in volunteering, please click here to fill out a volunteer interesting form

New Life Furniture Bank of MA

Donation Center Address:

102 Elm Street, Walpole, MA

  

Mailing Address:

PO Box 573, Medfield, MA 02052

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