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Helping people in need at our clothing distribution points - the Hanseatic Help Stores

Hanseatic Help e. V.

Hamburg, Hamburg
No German skills required
Direct contact
  • Design
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Hands-on Activities
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Ukraine-Aid
  • Zero Waste

About the volunteering opportunity

In our 3 Hanseatic Help Stores, people in acute need can provide themselves with clothing and hygiene donations independently and in a dignified and loving atmosphere. We need support at all three locations to ensure that the shelves are always well stocked and sorted and that people feel valued.

Helping is possible at our 3 stores:
Hanseatic Help Store 1, Große Elbstraße 212, 22767 Hamburg, Germany
Hanseatic Help Store 2, Ballindamm 25, 20095 Hamburg
Hanseatic Help Store 3, shopping center Hamburger Meile, Hamburger Str. 27, 22083 Hamburg

Please use the registration link on our website -

Your Tasks

Anything that comes up in a clothing distribution center:

  • Sorting clothes by size and category, cleaning up and restocking
  • Unpacking and sorting orders
  • Advising customers
  • generally keeping the store in order

What's needed

For this volunteering opportunity you don't need any German skills.

On site, you will meet people with various living situations. Above all, our customers are people seeking protection from international crisis regions. You should have a certain degree of empathy and intercultural competence, as well as an understanding and loving approach to your fellow human beings. You should also have a certain resilience, as you may meet people who have experienced a lot of suffering.

Time required

On weekdays, on weekends, during the day

You can book yourself times to volunteer via our booking tool.

Possible times are Tuesday through Saturday at our three locations with starting times at 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm.

Important notice

Please book appointments directly through our booking tool at:

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us here via vostel!


Hanseatic Help e. V.

Hanseatic Help pursues the overriding goal of supporting needy people in various ways, regardless of their origin, according to the principles of humanity and solidarity. We offer old and new neighbors not only acute emergency aid, but also a better perspective for social participation and professional integration.

More about the organisation
Hamburg, Hamburg
No German skills required
Direct contact
Hamburg, Hamburg
No German skills required
Direct contact