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Showroom Attendants

Individual Opportunities

Fresh Start Volunteers are the heartbeat of our organization.  Since 2016, we have worked as a team to furnish homes and stabilize futures for Harford's most vulnerable citizens.  If you would like to experience the joy of transforming someone's empty house into a place that truly feels like home, please take a few minutes to complete our Volunteer Interest form today!

Skills:  Friendly, Compassionate, Team Player, Reliable, Contentious 


✓ Wednesdays, 10am-2pm

✓ Fridays, 3pm-6pm

✓ Second Saturdays, 10am-1pm 

✓ Third Saturdays, 9am-12pm 

✓ New shifts needed based on your availability! 



✓ Individuals (with pickups/trailers a plus!)

✓ Small groups/teams

✓ Box truck drivers


✓ Drive vehicle transporting furniture

✓ Deliver furniture to clients/Pick up furniture from donor

✓ Select furniture in showroom to be delivered to client (list will be provided with all info about delivery)

✓ Furniture placement in showroom of donations being picked up

✓ Complete Donor/Client Documentation  

Skills: Friendly, Compassionate, Team Player, Reliable, Contentious, Ability to move large furniture (moving assistance tools provided).  

Shifts  Vary based on volunteer availability.  Please contact to inquire about current transport schedule needs.


Box Truck Drivers Our box truck is currently provided by Bel Air United Methodist Church. Drivers are needed to provide pick-up of donations and deliveries.  Although helpful, it is not necessary for drivers to move furniture.  DOT and background check required.  


Duties:People with pickups/trailers: We often get offers from donors with only one or two items to donate.  This is a great opportunity for one or two person teams to complete smaller jobs and reduce pickup wait times. 


✓ Sort & organize housewares

✓ Meet clients and help select needed items

✓ Accept donations and place with like items

✓ Complete Donor/Client documentation

✓ Clean/tidy showroom for visual presentation

✓ Quality control of inventory (ex. make sure lamps in working order, clean small appliances as needed, discard incomplete/defective donations)

✓ Assemble sets of housewares items for distribution (ex. silverware, dishes, bedding)

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Transport Team 

Special Projects

Collection Drive Organizer:

Help us ensure that every individual and family served getting a "Welcome Home" cleaning supply basket as a housewarming gift to celebrate their move.  Our goal is to host a monthly cleaning supply collection drive once  at different business location's in our community.  If you would like to help us organize this effort, email!


Mattress Supply Coordinator:

Beds are our most highly requested item.  Help us make sure that we can fulfill every request so that no one is left to sleep on the floor by becoming a Mattress Supply Coordinator.  This person will assist us in connecting with businesses, suppliers and manufactures to increase our bedding inventory and establish a consistent stream of mattress and box spring donations.   If you would like to learn more, email!


Join our Outreach Team!


There are many ways you can support the mission of Fresh Start Furnishings through Outreach!  Some of these opportunities include:

  • Havre de Grace and Bel Air First Fridays

  • Festivals and Church/Community Fairs or Bazaar's

  • Client-Focused Resource Fairs

  • Volunteer recruitment events

  • Presenting at Legions, VFW's, etc.

  • Connecting with service groups such as Lions Clubs, Rotaries, or Awana's Clubs

  • Deepening relationships with the faith-based community

  • Partnering with industry businesses such as senior living communities, realtors, professional organizers etc.

  • And more! 

Contact to learn how you can help spread our mission and serve more people!


Join our Event Committee!


In 2024, we hosted our first annual Tapas & Treasures Signature Event and Fresh Start Flip Competition.  They were a big success but we want to grow them even more!  If you are interested in helping us do that, contact to discuss the seasonal opportunities available!


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