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: Emylee

Emylee and her two children, Ayana, 1, and Liyah, 5, lived in seven Orlando hotels after leaving their home in Connecticut. The 24-year-old single mother and her children moved back to Orlando in 2020 to escape unsafe circumstances.  Emylee and her children had nowhere to go so they lived in hotels…

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Client Story: Diamond

Diamond, 23, became homeless for three years at age 18. Then she became pregnant and lived on the streets with her boyfriend, taking refuge in an abandoned bus, an abandoned home and in her car. Because Diamond could not care for her baby while living in her car, the Department of Children and Famil…

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Client Story: Paul and Jerel

Paul and Jerel fell on hard times while living in Richmond, Va., so the cousins packed up what little they had and moved to Orlando in the spring of 2020 with hope of a better future. “I call this the senior golden state, and we moved here for the nice weather, and I used to vacation here,” Jere…

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Latest News

Save the Date!

April 23, 2021

Join us Saturday, Nov. 6, for a seat at Raise the Table and a special evening featuring one-of-a-kind silent auction items created by local renowned artists, AmFund trips of a lifetime, gourmet cuisine and a live performance by stand-up comedian Rauce Padgett from The Jim Colbert Show on Real Radi… read more

Thank you Rooms To Go!

March 25, 2021

Our partner Rooms To Go celebrated its 30th anniversary in March in part by giving back to our community. Dressers are one of The Mustard Seed’s most scarce and much needed items, so Rooms To Go generously donated 25 brand new dressers for our families in need.

Throughout The Mustard Seed’s six-y… read more