Volunteer Groups

City Harvest has adjusted our volunteer programs in adherence to COVID-19 guidelines and are engaging in-person group volunteers on a case-by-case basis.

Please reach out to [email protected] for more information on group volunteering, or learn more about volunteering as an individual

Group Volunteer Opportunities

Draw Hope to Drive Hope

Join us in thanking City Harvest’s employees on the frontline who have been working tirelessly since the start of the pandemic. Use your artistic skills or bring in your kids to help complete themed coloring pages. Share your creations online or with our drivers to thank them for their service

Download our custom coloring pages and learn more. 

Mobile Markets

These farmers market style distributions deliver fresh produce free of charge 18 times a month across all five boroughs. You will distribute thousands of pounds of fruits and vegetables to hundreds of families.

Time commitment: 8:15am–12pm, varies seasonally
Group size: 5 volunteers
Location: Varies

Greenmarket Rescue (Seasonal Opportunity)

Rescue thousands of pounds of fresh, seasonal produce that would otherwise go to waste at Greenmarkets across the city. At the close of the market, volunteers collect excess food from local farmers and help load it onto City Harvest trucks, which immediately deliver the food to soup kitchens and food pantries across the city.

Time commitment: 2 hours
Group size: 5 volunteers
Location: Varies seasonally