Furniture Transport/Housing Set-up Volunteers:

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901 South Highland StreetArlington, VA 22204


Help ensure that incoming refugee families have well-furnished homes upon arrival by participating in the transport of large items (beds, tables, couches, etc.) from donor venues to client homes, and assisting with the unloading of furniture for apartment set-up.

Required Timing:

Volunteer should be available every Thursday from morning to early afternoon.

Interested individuals should make sure that they meet the following requirements:

For transport of furniture items:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Must feel comfortable driving a large vehicle (ECDC provided)

Location: Will require travel to Arlington, VA to pick up ECDC’s van, and then driving around the DC metropolitan area, primarily to Gaithersburg, Riverdale, and Landover MD.

For moving/unloading furniture items for apartment set up:

  • Must be able to comfortably lift large, bulky furniture weighing up to 75 pounds

Location: Must be able to travel to Riverdale and/or Landover MD.


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