We Love Volunteers

100 Volunteers Across Our Various Programs

Here at the Mustard Seed Street Church, we love volunteers who are kind, eager to serve and have a heart for the community. We have nearly 100 volunteers across our various programs.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us. At this time, we are very fortunate that all of our volunteer positions are either filled or in the process to being filled. If you are at least 16 years of age, and would like to be contacted when positions open up, please email volunteer@mustardseed.ca and tell us why you want to volunteer and which area you are interested in (please note the days and times we operate as listed in our program areas below). You will be placed on our waitlist and contacted to fill out an application when we are recruiting again.   

Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers – with your help we nurture faith, hope and love across the community!

How To Apply

Become a Volunteer



Apply online or drop off your application. Currently all positions are full. You will be placed on our waitlist and contacted when we have vacancies.



Interview with Volunteer Coordinator


Get Your Criminal Record Check

We will send you a link with a code to complete this online



Orientation with department manager


Get Started

First shift scheduled


Volunteer opportunities

Food Bank (625 Queens Avenue, Victoria)

Do you wish to serve families and individuals suffering from food insecurity? Our food bank volunteers assist staff in collecting, sorting and providing food donations to our community. Shifts are normally between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

Food Security Distribution Centre (808 Viewfield Road, Esquimalt)

If you love getting tasks done and being in a welcoming environment, our warehouse is the place for you. With 10 000+ pounds of food coming in daily, our volunteers help sort, clean, glean and prepare food to be rescued and provided to our hospitality centre and more than   organizations. Shifts are normally between 8:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday to Fridays

Hospitality Centre (625 Queens Avenue, Victoria)

If your heart is to serve the street entrenched and most vulnerable in our community, our hospitality department welcomes you. Volunteers can help cook and serve meals, help sort and provide clothing, provide spiritual care and so much more. We have awesome events including board games, bingo, and movie nights. Shifts are normally between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8:00 am to 8:00 pm on Friday.

Special Events/Projects

These change throughout the year. Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help us through our Christmas season. Right now we are recruiting volunteers to help us with administrative projects. If this interests you, please submit an application and we will get back to you with opportunities.