1. Warehouse Stocking


  • Sorting clothing and household goods
  • Folding clothing into bins for appropriate ages and genders
  • Shelving household goods

Time Commitment: Needed about once every 2 weeks for 1-2 hours

  • Times and days of the week modified to your schedule as much as possible
  • Will work with at least one other experienced volunteer

2. Warehouse Client Assistance

Task: Assist clients select and collect goods from warehouse

Time Commitment: Varies, usually 2 hours per client/family Schedule determined by needs of both clients and volunteers

  • Strong people skills desirable
  • Knowledge of domestic violence/trauma preferred. (Training provided).
  • Clients must make appointment with warehouse managers
  • Managers are always on site with clients and volunteers for assistance

3. Donation Collection/Delivery

Task: Pick up and deliver donations from 5 Hop Brook Lane, Sudbury to our warehouse at 531 Main Street, Acton

Time Commitment: No set schedule, pick up and drop off is mainly on demand

  • Donations can also be directly dropped off at 531 Main Street, Acton, by appointment when warehouse is staffed
  • Donations may be heavy so some strength desired

4. Client Delivery

Task: Deliver warehouse goods to clients

Time Commitment: Varies, based on demand

  • CORI check may be needed for direct client delivery
  • Volunteer may need to use own phone for client contact or set up a specific Trac phone for communication
  • Client anonymity required
  • Some deliveries may be done with no contact with the client if volunteers prefer


To volunteer or to learn more, contact Marilyn Ellsworth at [email protected]