September 2018

5
Sep

The Benefits of Volunteering

I’ve been volunteering with Mustard for about 3 months now and I’ve had an absolute ripper of a time. But when I tell people that I volunteer for a non-profit organisation their response is usually something along the lines of “Oh wow, that must be good for the resume.” Essentially, people just want to know what I get out of

Read more

5
Sep

Meet James – Our new Team Member

Hey legends, My name is James, and I’m a proud Mustard volunteer and general swingman. My days at the Mustard office are rarely the same. I apply for grants, review legal documents, advise staff on policy regarding youth ministry, help with a range of other tasks as needed, and provide light-hearted entertainment when called upon! I’m currently completing a Bachelor

Read more

4
Sep

Directors Desk August 2018

Some of you will be aware that Tom Craven concluded his term as Board Member and Chair in June. He and his family have relocated in order for his wife, Hannah, to study at the renowned University of St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland. The Craven’s relocation to Scotland came with mixed emotions for many of us. They are a much-loved

Read more

4
Sep

Comms Corner Update August 2018

Can you believe it’s already September!? That means spring is here, summer is only three months away and it’s SILENCE season! From a comms and media perspective, we’ve seen an amazing amount of growth and development this year. In the last two months alone we have launched a new shiny website (check it out here), welcomed Sarah (our fancy new

Read more

4
Sep

Student Movement Update August 2018

In 2016 we changed the role of students from followers to leaders in the Student Movement and have consequently broken new grounds in schools ministry. Now, we are looking to see what’s next for our volunteers, and are keen for a strategic shift that will no doubt bring the Student Movement to the next level. Our Mustard Student Movement has

Read more

4
Sep

Mustard Live Update August 2018

The best mindset I have ever learned about working with volunteers is “don’t complain about the team you don’t have, be faithful with the one you do.” I picked this up from one of my mates and it’s probably the only reason I’m able to do my job. My friend and his wife run an arts ministry that punches way

Read more