Join Our Volunteer Team!

Let us know a little about you...






Primary Address




Date of Birth


Please tick to confirm your age.

To comply with health and safety, all volunteers must be over the age of 18. Any volunteers aged 16-17 may attend, however this must always be with a supervising adult.

Are you signing up as a General Volunteer or a Corporate Volunteer?

If you are a registering as a Corporate Volunteer, please enter below which company you are joining us from.

To get you started...




Occasionally, City Harvest might need a volunteer on short notice for an event or community action. Would you be interested in being on our call list for short-notice volunteers?

(By clicking yes, it does NOT mean you are obligated to volunteer if called, nor will being unavailable affect your status as a volunteer.)

What are you interested in?


Are you able to do physical work (i.e. lifting and carrying)?

Anything you would like to share...



Let us know if you have any of the listed skills that you would like to share with us...

Other Skills

... or list any other skills you would like to share here!

In case of emergency...

Do you have any medical condition/s that you want us to be aware of for when you volunteer with us?

Please let us know of any allergies or conditions that you feel it is important for us to be aware of.

Emergency Contact


Emergency Contact Mobile

Keeping connected...


Primary Phone


How did you hear about us?


Would you like to receive email correspondence from us, including updates, information on shift availability, and newsletters?

If you change your mind at a later date, please email us at to be put on the mailing list.

City Harvest Photography and Media

In order to share our mission with others, you may see our team taking photos or videos around our premises. Please be aware that these photos / videos will be taken for City Harvest communication purposes, to use in publications, news releases, online, and in other communications related to the mission of City Harvest.

Please indicate below that you grant permission to City Harvest to use photographs and/or video taken while you are on site.



Declaration of eligibility for volunteering under current UK immigration laws

Field must be completed.
By ticking this box, I hereby declare that I am eligible to volunteer and/or perform "voluntary work” under current UK immigration laws, if applicable.

I also agree that, if my eligibility changes during my time volunteering at City Harvest, I will immediately notify the Chief Operating Officer of such change.

Next step to becoming a City Harvest Volunteer!


PLEASE READ: After completing this sign-up form, this is your STEP 1 complete! Here are your next 4 steps to volunteering with us at City Harvest!

Visit our 'Assignments' and apply for the site/s you wish to volunteer at! We currently have two bases, one in Acton and one at New Spitalfields Market!

Find your checklist under Home > Resources and check out the information provided. Once completed, please complete the form below to confirm!


This checklist is to be completed before your first shift with us at Unit 8 and/or our New Spitalfields Market base. We will ask you on arrival as to whether this checklist has been completed and if you have any queries we can help with.

Follow the steps below to join us for your first shift!
Once you have received notification that you have been qualified for your 'Assignment', please click the ‘Opportunities’ tab on the top bar and you will find the shifts under ‘Available Shifts’ on the left-hand side of the screen.

Please take a look at what shifts are available. Click ‘Sign-up’ to register for a shift, and 'Join the Waiting List' to be notified of any availability from cancellations!

Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time of your first shift, as you will receive a full induction on who we are at City Harvest, what we do and what your role will be as a volunteer!
We will check how you got on with your Volunteer Checklist and lead you through your induction, before beginning your first volunteering experience with us!

And there you have it - you're a part of the City Harvest family, and we are so happy to have you onboard!

Are you ready?

You're almost there! Click 'Submit' below to sign up...

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City Harvest London puts surplus food to good use in a sustainable way, distributing to organisations that feed the hungry across the capital city!
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