Giving your time

Become a Friend of Mustard Tree volunteer!

Do you have a skill or hobby you’d like to share? Do you have experience and skills that could help people who are in need to discover their skills and talents?

If you want to help us to create opportunities for the people who come to Mustard Tree, then becoming a Friend of Mustard Tree may just be the thing for you!

Our criteria for someone to become a Friend of Mustard Tree is that they must:

  • Identify with Mustard Tree values and able to embody these.
  • Have a specialist skill they are willing to share – whether that is enriching what we currently offer such as different creative classes, or developing something new!
  • Be comfortable working independently. (Support is of course available from the staff team).
  • Be able to commit to regularly volunteering with us, for a minimum time-period of 10 weeks.
  • Desireable: experience of working with vulnerable adults.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch using our Friend Of MT Application Form and contact volunteering@mustardtree.org.uk so that we can find out a bit more about you, your skills, and interests. Please note that we currently only run new sessions Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.

If you work for a company and would like to do a volunteering day as a as a team please go to our Corporate Volunteering page.

Please follow the links below to see more information about the roles and how to apply. If you have any ideas that aren’t on our current list – please still get in touch as we’d love to hear from you


Job Club Volunteer

Summary: Support the delivery of the Job Club, working directly with Freedom Project Volunteers/participants to assist them with all aspects of job search, application and interview preparation.  What you’ll be doing: Role Description -Attend the Job Club regularly, supporting volunteers/participants with…

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Soup Run Chef/Kitchen Support

VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTION & PERSON SPECIFICATION Role Title: Soup Run Chef/Kitchen Support Responsible to: Activities and Volunteering Coordinator Volunteering hours: Minimum 1 Friday per month, early arrival  Overview Mustard Tree aims to combat poverty and create life transforming opportunities for…

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Boxercise instructor – Ancoats

 VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTION & PERSON SPECIFICATION Role Title: Boxercise Instructor Responsible to: Creative Projects Coordinator Volunteering hours: One session per week, to be agreed Overview Mustard Tree aims to combat poverty and create life transforming opportunities for people who are…

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Guitar Tutor – Ancoats

Overview Mustard Tree aims to combat poverty and create life transforming opportunities for people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.   Role Purpose To lead and facilitate beginners and intermediate/advanced guitar workshops for Freedom Project volunteers,…

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Song Club Support – Ancoats

 VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTION & PERSON SPECIFICATION Role Title: Song Club Support Responsible to: Creative Projects Coordinator Volunteering hours: 3 hours per week (13:30 – 16:30 each Friday)   Overview Mustard Tree aims to combat poverty and create life transforming opportunities…

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Art Support – Ancoats

Overview Mustard Tree aims to combat poverty and create life transforming opportunities for people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.   Role Purpose Support art lessons and workshops for Freedom Project volunteers, enabling them to explore…

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