Groups

Corporations, organizations, churches and clubs between 5-65 volunteers are invited to help us in our warehouse with hands-on volunteer opportunities. Tasks are assigned by need of The Mustard Seed and size of the group. No experience needed, scheduling flexible. Limited weekend opportunities.

Individuals

If you’re looking to give back, socialize, gain leadership skills, network, or do some community service* hours, then TMS is the place for you. Must be 16 years of age or older. Opportunities available M-F from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

*Court ordered community service must be discussed on a case-by-case basis with the volunteer coordinator.

Check out these volunteer steps for success!

Spanish Speaking Volunteers

Bilingual Spanish-English volunteers are desperately needed. People whose first language is Spanish are moving to Central Florida fleeing disaster. Spanish speaking volunteers are needed now more than ever. Flexible days and times; remote opportunities available.

Youth (under 16 years old)

Volunteers must be 16 or older to work in the warehouse. Volunteers 13-15 may still work without adult supervision in other areas. Volunteers under 13 are able to sign-up for special family volunteer events with adult supervision. Opportunities may vary; scheduling is flexible.

Media Volunteers

Talented with photography and/ or videography and own your own equipment? Help us highlight our amazing client stories, as well as show the public the beauty of what we do. Creativity is encouraged, and schedules are flexible!

Outreach Volunteer

Join TMS Street team and become an advocate of our organization. Promote TMS through placing marketing materials, social media outreach, and represent TMS at local events. Occasional days and times, flexible; remote opportunities available.

Court-Mandated Volunteers

For those in need of completing court-mandated community service hours, please note each volunteer is considered on a case-by-case basis.

See our volunteers in action!

Client Story: Ronnie

Thanks to you, Ronnie has much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Ronnie had been sleeping on the floor for two weeks after moving out of a hotel room and into his own home for the first time in seven years. Ronnie had an empty home, but your support of The Mustard Seed’s furniture program enab…

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Client Story: Jessica

Jessica fled an unhealthy relationship and lived out of her car with her young daughter and then in homes with several different families. With the help of kindhearted people, Jessica and her daughter regained stability and dignity. A year ago, friends introduced the 24-year-old to her now boyfrien…

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Client Story: Lionel and Chyrisse

Lionel and Chyrisse lost their Tampa home of nine years in 2018 when they couldn’t keep up with rental payments. The couple’s income dropped after the call center Chyrisse worked at cut her hours because business slowed. Chyrisse said she offered to make partial payments to cover a portion of t…

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Latest News

Furniture Pickup Delays

December 5, 2019

Due to an unusually high volume of calls for service and holiday closures, we are experiencing delays in our furniture pickups. If you need a furniture pickup, please schedule it four to six weeks in advance. Delays are expected to subside in January. Furniture pickups typically need to be scheduled… read more

Save the Date! – #GivingTuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

November 4, 2019

Mark your calendars for Dec. 3 when the Mustard Seed of Central Florida will be part of #GivingTuesday! GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the United States) and the widely recognized … read more