Volunteer Today!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for The Mustard Seed of Central Florida. For individual opportunities, our hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For individual opportunities, please fill out an application, and our team will reach out to you! For group volunteer opportunities, please email us at volunteer@mustardseedfla.org to get started.

Tell us about your experience volunteering with us: Fill out a volunteer survey

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: Alexus

For two years, Alexus, 27, struggled through difficult challenges. She lived in her car with five children under the age of 10. To stabilize her family, she then moved to a mobile home only to find it infested with rats and plagued with mold. “I dealt with it for a little while because we had nowh…

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Client Story: Carly and Omer

Carly, her husband, Omer, and their 17-year-old son fled Venezuela in 2021 to escape danger for speaking out against the country’s tyrannical government. They took a bus to Colombia, then flew to Mexico and crossed the border into the United States to seek asylum. They were political activist…

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Client Story: Kimberly

Kimberly and her dog, Hasani, a shih tzu poodle mix, lived in a car for two months after moving to Orlando from California. Kimberly, originally from Orlando, worked at a motel in California but had to leave the state after struggling to pay her bills. She contacted homeless shelters in Orlan…

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Latest News

We’re a Finalist in the Victory Cup Initiative!

December 1, 2021

The Mustard Seed is honored to have been chosen a finalist among nine other Central Florida nonprofits for the Victory Cup Initiative! 

The Victory Cup Initiative is a platform where companies come together for philanthropic investing with a twist. This unique event is designed to provide a high… read more

Thank you to The Joe & Sarah Galloway Foundation!

December 1, 2021

Our sincerest gratitude and appreciation goes out to The Joe & Sarah Galloway Foundation for its $15,000 grant award to support our Furnishing Basic Stability for Families Program.

Your investment in our mission Makes a House a Home for Central Florida families in need.
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