Our volunteers get hands-on working together at the farm and produce grown is donated to local charities.
Join us for a mandatory 45 minutes volunteer induction session at the farm where you will:
find out about our history
tour our cropping area, orchard and plant nursery
undertake a safety briefing.
Once you've learnt the essentials, you're eligible to attend our regular volunteer sessions and can get involved as often as you like. Please note: you need to register for each volunteer session separately. To do this, you need to set up an account in our online system JRNI to register (it's quick, easy and free).
All volunteers are required to be fully Covid-19 vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption. Email a copy of your vaccination certificate or medical exemption certificate to: email@example.com This is a one-off requirement. View our privacy protection notification and booking terms and conditions.
Before volunteering you also need to fill in the volunteer registration form.
If you have any queries or concerns, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 02 8512 8012.
Bookings essential. No group bookings please.
Sydney City Farm volunteer induction sessions will not proceed in wet, extreme or dangerous weather and you will need to book another session
Do not attend the Sydney City Farm if you are unwell
Please do not attend if you are unwell or have any signs of cold of flu including a cough, sore/scratchy throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or a fever. If staff observe any of these symptoms you will be asked to leave. You will be required to fill in a quick online wellness check survey the day before your volunteer session or education program.
When you arrive at the Sydney City Farm
When you arrive to volunteer or attend an education session, scan the QR code at the entry and enter your name and phone number or email address. You must do this each time you attend. If you don’t have a phone that can do this, ask a staff member to assist you. This is a NSW Health requirement and will be used for contact tracing purposes only if necessary.
When at the Sydney City Farm
notify staff if you start to feel unwell
maintain 1.5 m physical distance from all people including staff
wash or sanitise your hands on entry and regularly after that
you are welcome to bring your own gardening gloves. Gloves will be supplied to volunteers and education participants who do not bring their own
follow volunteer and education participant hygiene protocols discussed at start of session
wipe down equipment that you use or touch with the sanitising wipes supplied