Could you teach someone to play guitar?

Help to support and facilitate beginners guitar workshops for Freedom Project volunteers, enabling them to explore new talents and achieve creative goals within a supportive community.

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Help to facilitate beginners guitar workshops.
  • Provide support to Freedom Project Volunteers and guests as they learn new skills.
  • To participate in exhibitions of Mustard Tree participants/Freedom Project Volunteers’ and guests’ work as needed.
  • Complete activity sheets for every session and report back to the Creative and Volunteering Manager.
  • Help to keep the creative programmes areas clean and organised.

General Volunteering Duties

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

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 communication with staff, volunteers and guests Essential
A passion for music and supporting others as they develop their own passion and skills Essential
Able to provide structure to sessions, while also being able to work flexibly according to group needs Essential
Flexible and can-do attitude – encouraging others to work to our vision and values Essential
Competent guitar player Essential
Experience in teaching basic guitar Desirable
Experience in working with vulnerable adults Desirable


We require volunteers who are able to commit to Tuesday mornings weekly.

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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