Volunteer: Mustard Seed Fair Trade

Mustard Seed Fair Trade in Columbia, MO is a non-profit retail store specializing in offering fair trade goods. They connect the local community with artisans from around the world, sharing their stories and the benefits of fair trade. Mustard Seed is actively involved with its partners and several have been to visit and share their missions with citizens and students in the area. Located in downtown Columbia, the store carries accessories, home goods, toys and non-perishables all handmade by artisans around the world making a living wage and continuing their cultural traditions. Mustard Seed is a non-profit organization, with only two full-time employees, the entire organization is run by volunteers. Opportunities include working in the store, visual displays, working events and more. In addition to volunteer openings the store also offers hands on internships. Volunteering there also provides retail and customer service experience for those looking to build their resume at the same time. Mustard Seed not only has a great mission but is fun and flexible for college students looking for a chance to give back.