Be a part of our Soup Run team on Friday nights!

Help facilitate the running of Soup Run/Friday Food, where guests who may be experiencing homelessness can get a hot three-course meal, practical items like hats, gloves, sleeping bags, and are able to access signposting information for further support.

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Interacting with guests, making them feel welcome and identifying where they may need further support.
  • Signposting guests towards further support, both within Mustard Tree and with partner organisations.
  • Serving food and drinks to guests.
  • Assisting with the set-up and set-down involved, including any washing up and cleaning required.

General Volunteering Duties

  • Embody Mustard values and represent the charity as required
  • Support Freedom Project participants/volunteers and service users to feel part of the community
  • Work within health & safety guidelines and Mustard Tree policies and procedures


What we’re looking for: Person Specification

Specification Essential / Desirable
Enjoys working and building relationships with a range of people from different backgrounds Essential
Good customer service skills Essential
Flexible and can-do attitude – encouraging others to work to our vision and values Essential
Experience in working with vulnerable adults Desirable


Volunteers are asked to arrive 5.30pm, and we are usually done by 9pm. We ask that each volunteer commit to a minimum of one Friday per month, and are able to volunteer regularly for a minimum of 6 months.

Recruitment Procedure

  1. Application received and references are requested
  2. Applicant is invited in for a chat with the Volunteer and Community Coordinator
  3. Applicant is invited to attend a volunteer introduction session, and a trial shift
  4. If all goes well for both the team and the applicant, you’re ready to go!

Contact Information

If you are interested in the volunteer opportunity, please complete the Friend Of MT Application Form and return to

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