Giving your time

Become a Friend of Mustard Tree volunteer

Do you have a skill or hobby you’d like to share with our Freedom Volunteers? 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 that could help to deliver our services or to develop services we do not currently offer.
  • Be able to plan and deliver the proposed service or activity independently, with support available.
  • 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 this form: Application-Form-Friend-Of-MT and contact 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 are hoping to volunteer one-off as a team or are looking for the opportunity to use your charity volunteering days at work, please contact our Corporate Partnerships Manager, Sophie Appleton (

Latest volunteering opportunities!

We’re recruiting for ‘Friends of Mustard Tree’ volunteers for different roles ranging from helping in our shops in Ancoats and Eccles, Friday night Soup run or supporting our Job Club and creative arts classes. Please follow the links below to see more information about the roles and how to apply.

Have a passion for helping people learn English? Come and support our ESOL class!

Love art? You could help to run our art session in Little Hulton!

Comfortable on the telephone? Got some office experience? Mustard Tree ANCOATS needs you!

Could you help support people in our Community Shop on Saturdays? (ANCOATS)

Help to run our ECCLES community shop on Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays!

Love a good sing-along? Come help to run our ANCOATS Song Club on Friday afternoons!

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